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.
Does OpenStack Need a Linus Torvalds?
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.
Brian Proffitt includes open cloud platform Eucalyptus as a candidate to become the next Red Hat.
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
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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.
The latest version of OpenNebula provides better integration with VMware and KVM hypervisors.