Short Stack: How OpenStack Makes Python Better and an Analysis of the State of OpenStack​

Check out the latest buzz in the OpenStack world, including synergy with Python and a look at how OpenStack is doing within the industry.

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Welcome to the Short Stack, our regular feature where we search for the most intriguing OpenStack news. These links may come from traditional publications or company blogs, but if it’s about OpenStack, we’ll find the best ones.

Here are our latest links:

The Benefits and Approach to OpenStack Cloud | OpenStack Superuser

Sorabh Saxena discussed several ways that AT&T is using OpenStack in their aggressive network transformation. Saxena outlined four main benefits in going the way of private or hybrid cloud: reduced cost, improved security, addressing unique business needs, and new products and services. The AT&T team presented these findings and more at this week’s OpenStack Silicon Valley event.

The Five-Minute CIO: Jonathan Bryce | Silicon Republic

John Kennedy interviewed Jonathan Bryce, the Executive Director of the OpenStack Foundation, in this week’s “Five-Minute CIO” installment. At a recent OpenStack Days event in Dublin, Bryce profiled the OpenStack community and offered his commentary on the roadmap for OpenStack. Bryce also addressed some of the biggest issues facing OpenStack today.

How OpenStack Makes Python Better and Vice Versa |

Doug Hellmann summarized his presentation at EuroPython 2016 with co-presenter Thierry Carrez, the chair of the OpenStack Technical Committee. The presentation, titled “How OpenStack Makes Python Better, and Vice-Versa,” explained the reasoning behind the decision to use Python and both Hellmann and Carrez’s perspectives on how the Python and OpenStack communities can benefit each other.

Midokura Enhances OpenStack Capabilities in SDN Offering | EWeek

Midokura announced this week that they will be offering the ability to connect multiple OpenStack-based clouds as well as support for container platforms in the latest version of their network virtualization offering. The upgrades to the Midokura Enterprise MidoNet (MEM) software-defined networking solution were designed specifically to meet the growing demands on networks.

Analysis of the State of OpenStack — OpenStack Silicon Valley | SiliconAngle

Before this week’s OpenStack Silicon Valley event, John Furrier discussed the state of OpenStack today and how far it has come since its inception. He also touched on some of the most recent user survey highlights, the OpenStack business model, and the most successful use cases.

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