Open Source Cloud News Roundup: Week of Oct. 22

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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.

Linus TorvaldsDoes OpenStack Need a Linus Torvalds?
ComputerWorld

Good question: Does the open cloud platform need a "decider" in order to succeed? Five potential OpenStack leaders are proposed, including OpenStack Foundation executive director Jonathan Bryce.

Looking For The Next $1 Billion Open Source Company
ReadWriteWeb

Brian Proffitt includes open cloud platform Eucalyptus as a candidate to become the next Red Hat.

Rackspace and Hortonworks Team Up on Easy Hadoop via OpenStack
OStatic

As we wrote on Linux.com last week, the open cloud is ready for Hadoop and this seems to be the first official alliance between an open cloud platform and Hortonworks, the open source software company that oversees Hadoop. Rackspace will release an OpenStack public cloud that's Hadoop-ready.

Inside Cisco's Open Source OpenStack
Enterprise Networking Planet

Last week before the OpenStack Summit, Cisco announced its new OpenStack Edition. This week Sean Michael Kerner explores why Cisco is involved with OpenStack and what to expect from its flavor of OpenStack.

OpenNebula 3.8 Improves Hypervisor Support
The H

The latest version of OpenNebula provides better integration with VMware and KVM hypervisors.