Why I don’t post new things …

Categories: OpenStack, Personal

I got the possibility to take over a new role in my company. My old role was Application Manager responsible for cloud like services. Now I become Cloud Solution Manager responsible for the Orchestration Team and a Cloud Management Workstream. I’m completely focused on our internal cloud solution called Vodafone Plex. It’s a very interesting […]

Openstack with VMware vCenter

Categories: Cloud, ESXi, OpenStack, Virtualisation, VMware, vSphere

Last week I started to play around with Openstack in combination with VMware vCenter. I used Devstack as baseline and configured the VMware support. I wasn’t expecting that it will directly work but it did. The configuration is described in the OpenStack Wiki. As environment I used 3 HP Dl360 G7 (2xQuad Core, 96GB Memory, […]

All in One – Openstack solution from AMD with Canonical

Categories: OpenStack, Ubuntu

Today AMD and Canonical announced a new awesome out of the box solution for Openstack based on a SeMicro SM15000 and Ubuntu LTS 14.04 and Openstack. Official Announcement page AMD-Canonical Out of the Box Solution Details: AMD HARDWARE CANONICAL SOFTWARE SeaMicro SM15000 server provides the following in 10 rack units: Ubuntu LTS 14.04 and OpenStack […]


Categories: OpenStack

I have started to try out Openstack and I have to say that I’m really impressed. The installation on my HP Microserver was extremely easy using the Devstack script. All looks familiar to AWS and it was no problem at all to create an start the first virtual machine. That’s it for now … more […]