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The Cloudcast #144 - The OpenStack Rebel Alliance

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The Cloudcast #144 - The OpenStack Rebel Alliance

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Date: May 17, 2014

By: Aaron Delp and Brian Gracely

Description: Brian and Kenneth Hui (@kenneth_hui) talk to Troy Toman (@troytoman), Rackspace Public Cloud Architect, about the evolution of OpenStack at Rackspace, scaling OpenStack in production environments, his OpenStack keynote, what is "Core" within OpenStack and the thinking behind adding new projects to OpenStack. Music Credit: Nine Inch Nails (www.nin.com)

Topic 1 - What is your role in OpenStack and within the OpenStack Foundation?

Topic 2 - Your keynote talked about OpenStack being "The Rebel Alliance". Where did that come from and who is the Evil Empire?

Topic 3 - What has Rackspace learned from their deployments and operations of OpenStack that are being pushed back into projects and the community overall?

Topic 4 - What is OpenStack "Core" and how does that relate to RefStack and DefCore projects?

Topic 5 - What do you hear from developers and contributors (end-users and vendors) about the evolution of projects vs. core and interoperability?

Topic 6 - What are some of the biggest challenges that you've seen with OpenStack when trying to deploy and scale it?

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