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Top New Networking Features in CloudStack 4.0 Release

This week CloudStack 4.0 released its first code since Citrix turned the project over to the Apache Foundation in April. The release brings CloudStack one step closer to graduating from incubation to a top level Apache project.

CloudStack 4.0 also brings an array of new features, though the open source cloud computing platform has been largely focused on legal documentation and code review.

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Open Source Cloud Roundup: Week of Oct. 29

This week's open source cloud headlines highlight a few smaller open source projects and companies, including Blue Box and Orion. You'll also find more details on HP's cloud strategy, a new software-defined-networking feature for Rackspace cloud and an op-ed from Alfresco on the role of open source cloud in disrupting proprietary software vendors.  

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The People Who Support Linux: IT Manager Finds New Purpose with Raspberry Pi After Near-Fatal Fall

After an accident last year left him with severe brain trauma, Alan Lumley is miraculously back at work as an IT Manager and even more serious about Linux.

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Open Source Cloud News Roundup: Week of Oct. 22

This week's top open source cloud headlines raised a few interesting questions. Does OpenStack need a Linus Torvalds?  This week's top open source cloud headlines raised a few interesting questions. Does OpenStack need a Linus Torvalds? And can Eucalyptus be the next billion-dollar open source company? Announcements from Rackspace and OpenNebula are also featured, along with an inside look at Cisco's OpenStack Edition.

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The People Who Support Linux: A College Student By Day, Red Hat Developer By (Late) Night

In his few short years as a developer, 19-year-old Sam Kottler has racked up what seems like a decade’s worth of Linux experience.

After starting a small web consultancy building Drupal sites as a high school student in Connecticut, he dabbled in systems administration for Drupal, worked in hosting engineering at Acquia, then joined mobile payment startup Venmo as a one-man systems engineering group where he worked on scaling up their data stores and performance tuning.

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Open Source Cloud News Roundup: Week of Oct. 15

With the OpenStack Summit in San Diego this week, open cloud headlines were dominated by OpenStack announcements and analysis. But some new criticisms of the project emerged as well. A Forrester analyst cautions that companies may not get a return on their investment with OpenStack. And TechTarget writes that some key enterprise features are missing from the new Folsom release.

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The People Who Support Linux: Tushar Kute Brings Linux OS to India’s Sandip Institute

Over the past three years, Tushar Kute has converted from an occasional Linux user to a Linux evangelist.

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The Open Source Cloud is Ready for Hadoop, Projects Say

Two major trends in enterprise computing this year show increasing overlap: big data processing and open source cloud adoption. 

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Open Source Cloud News Roundup: Week of Oct. 8

This week's open source cloud news shows more signs that open source adoption and the open source mindset are gaining momentum in the cloud. VMware, for example, this week announced new support for Amazon EC2. Meanwhile, OpenNebula has become more widely used by business than academia and Red Hat has a new partnership with Zend to support PHP applications in the cloud.

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Open Source Cloud News Roundup: Week of Oct. 1

Zenoss released a new report this week that predicts more than 50 percent open source cloud adoption among enterprises within five years.  In other open source cloud news, Rackspace has a new training and certification program for OpenStack, Citrix is building its IaaS platform and CloudStack is looking for speakers at its November conference in Las Vegas.  

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