Hey Storage Engineer- Tell Me About Backups in OpenStack!

Many organizations have a dedicated cloud or application development team that leverages OpenStack API for resource provisioning and management. Others have a dedicated storage team that rely on OpenStack for block, file, and object storage. Regardless of the type of organization you work in, taking backups of your tenants’ data can reduce data loss, and … Read more

Practical Windows Container for SQL Server ā€“ WinDocks & NetApp

This is a guest post by Pat Sinthusan, Technical Marketing Engineer for NetApp. Containers are a vehicle for building and shipping applications or services. Since 2013 their use has exploded within the Linux community, but Windows has not seen similar adoption because of the lack of native container support within their platform. Windows Server 2016 … Read more

Deploying OpenStack with DevStack

We’ve had a couple of questions about deploying DevStack with Vagrant. In the following post, I will help provide a prescriptive process to make this easy. Install Virtual Box and Vagrant Spin up an Ubuntu 14.04 VM

Uncomment and modify the configuration file (Vagrantfile) the following way using a text editor such as vim: … Read more

Manila – Experience It Through Demos!

Join us at OpenStack Summit, Austin on Tuesday, April 26th at 2:50pm for our Manila: Experience It Through Demos! session. I will be co-presenting this session with Dustin Schoenbrun from Red Hat. We are actively engaged in providing exciting demos for Manila, targeting use cases and features such as: WordPress, showcasing multiple Manila features. SAP … Read more