Here's the blog posts that came out of the RDO community last two weeks. Last week, I was at OpenStack Summit, and missed doing this post.

If you're writing about RDO, or about OpenStack on CentOS, Fedora or RHEL, and you're not on my list, please let me know!

Hiding unnecessary complexity, by Flavio Percoco

How deep does someone need to go to consider something as learned? When does the required knowledge to do/learn X ends? Furthermore, I'm most interested in what we - as developers or creators of these abstractions that will then be consumed - can do to define this.

… read more at http://tm3.org/blog51

Red Hat, Nuage Networks, OpenStack, and KISS, from RedHatStack

The reality is that IT is serious money – IDC estimates that the Internet of Things (IoT) market alone will hit $7.1 trillion by 2020! But a lot of that money is due to the IT industry practice of “lock-in” – trapping a customer into a proprietary technology and then charging high costs, in some instances up to 10X cost, for every component For some reason, customers object to having to pick one vendor’s approach, being subject to limitations – whether technological or otherwise, paying high markups for every incremental extension, then having to pay high switching costs for the next solution at end of life in five years or less.

… read more at http://tm3.org/blog52

Software Factory enters Beta and is released as an Open Source Project, from the eNovance blog

Today, eNovance by Red Hat is releasing the first beta version of the Software Factory project.

… read more at http://tm3.org/blog53

Non-opinionated software can't exist, by Flavio Percoco

I don't believe there's such a thing like "non opinionated" software and I think we should all be more careful when we communicate what the goals of our projects are. The later may not be new to you, probably not even the former but yet, I keep hearing the former everywhere and I keep seeing the later being ignored.

… read more at http://tm3.org/blog54

Three Reasons Why OpenStack has Matured, by David H. Deans

The OpenStack Summit, taking place in Paris, France this week, will be a turning point for those of us that study market development activity within the cloud computing infrastructure marketplace. I attended my first OpenStack Summit earlier this year, in Atlanta, Georgia. During the event conference sessions, I was immediately engaged by the apparent enthusiasm and energy of the other attendees.

… read more at http://tm3.org/blog55

OpenStack, Paris Summit: Day One Insights, by David H. Deans

Depending on your point of view, there are different ways to assess the progress of the evolving OpenStack project. Yesterday, I profiled “three reasons” why I believe there are encouraging signs that demonstrate how OpenStack has matured — and I gave an example of existing application case studies, as a key indicator.

… read more at http://tm3.org/blog56

Red Hat Cloud Infrastructure 5 Now Available, by Maria Gallegos

Earlier this week, we announced the release of Red Hat Cloud Infrastructure 5. Customers can use this recent release to move towards open hybrid cloud working alongside existing infrastructure investments, and allowing for workload portability from a customer’s private cloud to Amazon EC2, or the reverse, if desired.

… read more at http://tm3.org/blog57

OpenStack Summit – Why NFV Really Matters, by David H. Deans

I’ve been following the news releases and other storylines that have emerged from the ongoing proceedings at the OpenStack Summit in Paris, France. Some key themes have surfaced. In my first editorial, I shared reasons why the market has matured. In my second story, I observed how simplification via automation would broaden the addressable market for hybrid cloud services.

… read more at http://tm3.org/blog58

Leveraging Existing Identity Sources in OpenStack Clouds, by Nathan Kinder

This week, I gave a presentation at the OpenStack Summit in Paris about integrating Keystone with existing identity sources.

… read more at http://tm3.org/blog59

OpenStack 2015 – The Year of the Enterprise?, by Nir Yechiel

If 2014 was the year of the “Superuser”, then clearly the year 2015 seems to be about the “Year of the Enterprise“. The big question is: are we ready for enterprise mass adoption?

… read more at http://tm3.org/blog60

Horizon topics during Kilo development summit, by Matthias Runge

The past Kilo development summit had the following things for Horizon covered.

… read more at http://tm3.org/blog61

What's coming in Kilo for Glance, Zaqar and Oslo?, by Flavio Percoco

As usual, here's a write up of what happened last week during the OpenStack Summit. More than a summary, this post contains the plans we discussed for the next 6 months.

… read more at http://tm3.org/blog62