Open Technology Summit 2017: A Community of Communities

This year’s Open Technology Summit (#IBMOTS) at IBM InterConnect is an opportunity for all open source communities to come together to celebrate the incredible growth of open source projects. We’ve seen continued growth over the past five years, and we’re excited to gather once again in Las Vegas to hear from some of the top...  Continue reading Open Technology Summit 2017: A Community of Communities

How do containers scale on OpenStack?

Containers are now alive and well on OpenStack: not only can users easily deploy containers but OpenStack services themselves have been well containerized, as evident in projects such as Kolla and OpenStack Ansible. The next natural question is, how do containers scale? In other words, what happens when ten of thousands containers are...  Continue reading How do containers scale on OpenStack?

MariaDB plugin for DevStack

DevStack has some flexibility for choosing the database backend on your OpenStack deploy. The majority of the jobs in the gate run w/ MySQL, which is the default backend. When DevStack runs, it installs and configures MySQL flavor that comes in the Linux distribution. MySQL is installed in Ubuntu by default while MariaDB is installed in...  Continue reading MariaDB plugin for DevStack