OpenStack and NUMA placement

Nonuniform memory access (NUMA) is a memory architecture that provides different access times depending on which processor is being used. This architecture introduces the concept of local and remote for memory access based on which core is accessing it. That means local access is faster compared to remote access. This is a useful feature for […]

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Three keys to the OpenStack community’s success

A strong foundation, vast documentation and solid development and testing infrastructure have fueled OpenStack in recent months.

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PowerVM as a hypervisor in OpenStack for development and test

In this post, I'll introduce some basic but important concepts about PowerVM, which acts as a hypervisor.

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OpenStack: Providing a public IaaS API is key

The IT infrastructure must provide a good API to expose all services and resources available for the application.

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