The PayPal/Ebay divorce became official July 17th earlier this year. Seven months prior, PayPal Operators were commissioned to start the incredible task of surgically removing the PayPal Enterprise cloud and transplanting it to a brand new rack body. Not only did their great cloud migration succeed, but PayPal’s OpenStack Enterprise Cloud is now the largest OpenStack cloud in the world. Here’s how they did it.
The start of the 2015 fourth quarter for OpenStack is off to a strong start, and AppFormix is honored to be a part of it! The OpenStack Foundation had a successful release of the Liberty version of OpenStack. Liberty is the 12th release now and offers features key to the community such as container management, performance enhancements specifically for larger distributions, and the Heat Orchestration project. Right after this release, the OpenStack Foundation convened with almost 6000 of its builders, users, and followers for the 2015 OpenStack Summit Tokyo.
OpenStack Silicon Valley was this past week. Some of the best and brightest in the field of open source virtualization came out with their take on the project’s future, the progress it has made over the past five years, and how it fits into the larger cloud industry as a whole.