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The Cloudcast #102: OpenStack Foundation and Piston Cloud (27:57)

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Date: September 16, 2013

By: Aaron Delp and Brian Gracely

Description: Aaron and Brian talk with Joshua McKenty (Founder/CTO, Piston Cloud, @jmckenty) about the origins of OpenStack, the OpenStack Foundation, RefStack, Interoperability, AWS APIs and how the Piston Cloud architecture manages legacy and web-scale applications. - Music Credit: Nine Inch Nails, www.nin.com


  • Topic 1: How is OpenStack Foundation different from Linux Foundation or other OSS governance?
  • Topic 2: RefStack, OpenStack Interop Project
  • Topic 3: How should customers view the debates about adding AWS API to OpenStack?
  • Topic 4: Looking forward to OpenStack Summit in Hong Kong (key issues, new designs, etc.)
  • Topic 5: Piston Cloud architecture -- focused on “enterprise," some “VMware-like features” (live VM migrations, resource pooling, security), but also a focus on pets vs. cattle architecture.


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