This week’s highlight: “Announcing OpenStack Day 15 December, Bangalore India” - register here. We will keep you posted on further upcoming OpenStack events in India, and we will also provide you some more insights into what’s cooking in that region including China and Japan.

Enjoy reading the sixth issue of the Dell Open Source Ecosystem Digest, a collection of relevant technical content around OpenStack and Hadoop authored by Dell as well our partners and friends. Your feedback is appreciated greatly!

PS. I also invite you to read the second episode of OpenStack Board of Directors Talks Series with Boris Renski, Co-Founder & EVP at Mirantis (for those who don’t know yet: these guys are the largest and most experienced OpenStack systems integrator globally).


Ceph: “Deploying Ceph with a Crowbar”

Inktank: “Launch of our new Pre-Production Subscribtion”

Inktank: “Why you Need Ceph, Part1: Block Storage for the Cloud” by Roger Weeks

Mirantis: “What people talk about when they talk about OpenStack Cloud” by David Fishman

Mirantis: “Mirantis Offers Do-it-Yourself OpenStack” by David Fishman

OpenStack Foundation : “Announcing OpenStack Day 15 December, Bangalore India”

OpenStack Foundation: “OpenStack in action 3! The Open Revolution / Paris, November 29th, 2012”

Piston Cloud: “Gartner DC 2012: How Simplicity Will Transform IT” by Gretchen Curtis

Piston Cloud: “Null-Tier Architecture”

Piston Cloud: “Intel Cloud Builders Guide to Cloud Design and Deployment on Intel Platforms”

SUSE: “Get your head in the private cloud with Dell and SUSE” by Nathan Barney


Cloudera: “Apache Hadoop Training and Certification”

Cloudera: “How to Contribute to Apache Hadoop Projects, in 24 Minutes”

Cloudera: “Hadoop World 2012 Videos”


“double Block Head with OpenStack+Equallogic & Crowbar+Ceph” by Rob Hirschfeld - Personal Blog

“Introducing Project Fast PaaS and Dell Cloud Labs” - Dell Services Youtube Channel

“Dell Services Helps Customers Transform IT with New and Expanded Offerings Across Security, Cloud, Application Modernization and Support”

“OpenStack Austin Meeting 12-6” by Rob Hirschfeld - Personal Youtube Channel

“OpenStack Board of Directors Talks: Episode 2 with Boris Renski, Co-Founder & EVP at Mirantis” by Rafael Knuth at Dell TechCenter


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