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The Best of the Week (July 4): Cloud Zone

07.13.2014
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Make sure you didn't miss anything with this list of the Best of the Week in the Cloud Zone (July 4 to July 10). Here they are, in order of popularity:

1. OpenStack Turns 4 - The Top 4 OpenStack Articles in its Lifetime!

It was recently mentioned this week on OpenStack's blog that OpenStack, the free and much-loved open source cloud computing platform, will turn 4 years old on July 19th, and they're declaring it a cause for celebration.

2. “Will the future be Dockerized?” — A Discussion on Docker, Containers, and the Future of Application Delivery

Even though Docker is getting all the attention at present, this "virtual appliance" style deployment model isn't new - tech companies have been doing much the same with Amazon EC2 AMIs for a while, and Twitter does something similar using Mesos.

3. What is OpenStack? A Quick OpenStack Tutorial

In this blog we often discuss OpenStack, and the different components, and have an OpenStack tutorial or guide at your disposal for many topics – from OpenStack Neutron and networking in general, through NFV, through OpenStack orchestration, DevStack, network automation, and much more.

4. Seven Cloud Statistics You Must Read

Cloud computing is being used at every organizational level. Since it conveniently meets a wide range of needs, from the individual to major corporations and governments, cloud computing has become one of the most widely discussed topics among the IT community.

5. OpenStack Orchestration with Heat + Devstack

Today in order to bootstrap a Cloudify manager you have to take care of the OpenStack compute, networking and security services yourself, essentially all of the OpenStack orchestration (this is still a good reference).