Amazon Web Services desktop virtualization, real-time data streaming, and RDB Postgres support news stole the show, but there was a lot else going on at AWS re:Invent. Here are my highlights.
Gordon Stitt, who founded Network Peripherals and Extreme Networks, takes over from Chris Kemp, who will remain on the board.
VMworld continued to preach its software-defined data center message, unveiling network and storage virtualization tools and annoying its network and storage partners. Coopetition reigns supreme.
Ex-NASA CIO and CTO, and current Nebula co-founder and CEO, Chris Kemp came on the Structure Show podcast this week to talk about everything from upgrading NASA’s infrastructure to commercializing the OpenStack software he helped create while there. Here are some highlights.
This week we handicap VMware’s chances in cloud vis a vis AWS and Microsoft and Nebula CEO (and former NASA CTO) sketches out how he sees the cloud market unfolding.
The long-promised Nebula One cloud system — with its controller appliance — is now available. That piece of hardware could distinguish Nebula from the rest of the OpenStack cloud crowd.
Historically, the public and private sectors have had different priorities. But Chris C. Kemp, CEO of Nebula and co-founder of OpenStack, says it doesn’t have to be that way. The key to aligning their goals is open-source projects.
Jesse Andrews, an OpenStack veteran who’s done stints at NASA, ANSO Labs and Rackspace, will lead Nebula’s plug-and-play OpenStack development effort as it nears launch, the company said.
Nebula CEO and co-founder Chris Kemp says the OpenStack cloud company will use its new-found money to hire engineers, expand its private beta and build out its new Menlo Park, CA headquarters. Comcast Ventures led the $25 million Series B round.
A cadre of OpenStack developers is leaving Rackspace, taking their talents to Nebula, another OpenStack backer. Most of those leaving came to RackSpace via its acquisition of Anso Labs, in February, 2011.