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Tytus Kurek

Tytus Kurek

56 posts


Tytus Kurek
26 September 2022

Open-source cloud for beginners with OpenStack

Cloud and server Article

In the beginning, there was Amazon Web Services (AWS). And AWS set a standard for cloud computing. AWS was fast, flexible, convenient to use and geo-redundant. Definitely much better than legacy IT infrastructure or VMware. A lot of enterprises all over the world started migrating their business applications to AWS. Over the next few year ...


Tytus Kurek
14 June 2022

Composable infrastructure, sustainable computing and more: OIS 2022 highlights

Cloud and server Article

OIS 2022 is over, but the OpenInfra community stays tuned for the next OpenInfra Summit, taking place in Vancouver in 2023! This year’s summit in Berlin offered a lot of insightful keynotes and technical sessions. Speakers discussed the most recent trends in the industry, including composable infrastructure and sustainable computing, and ...


Tytus Kurek
10 May 2022

OpenInfra Summit Berlin is coming

Ceph Article

Heads up! The OpenInfra Summit Berlin is coming!!! After the difficult pandemic times, the OpenInfra Summit is finally back. This year the event will take place in Berlin, Germany in June, 7-9. As usual, Canonical will be there to share the latest news about Linux, OpenStack, Kubernetes and Infrastructure (LOKI). Canonical at the OpenInfr ...


Tytus Kurek
3 March 2022

OpenStack is dead? The numbers speak for themselves.

Cloud and server Article

Austin, Texas – 3rd of March 2022 – OpenStack is dead! A masked man in a black cloak with “public clouds”, “containers” and ”serverless” inscriptions shot OpenStack straight in the heart. OpenStack fell to the ground and with the last moment of strength exclaimed: “Long live open infrastructure”! That could be a headline of a ...


Tytus Kurek
17 February 2022

An overview of OpenStack storage

Ceph Article

OpenStack storage is probably one of the most complex topics in OpenStack architecture right after networking. There are many different storage options, at least a few storage services, and tons of supported storage backends. It is very easy to get lost. But do not worry, there is hope. Since OpenStack was initially created as an ...


Tytus Kurek
2 February 2022

Open source cloud platform: meet OpenStack

Cloud and server Article

Are you looking for an open source cloud platform and you don’t know where to start? Are you getting lost in all the independent rankings and cloud platform comparison pages? Try OpenStack and get your open source cloud platform up and running today. OpenStack works at any scale: from a single workstation to thousands of ...


Tytus Kurek
6 January 2022

OpenStack challenges 2022

Cloud and server Article

Happy New Year 2022! The fireworks are all fired, the champagne is over. It is time to get back to work. We are glad to see you here though. 2021 was a good year for OpenStack and its Ubuntu-based community. First, we all have seen Ubuntu becoming the number one operating system (OS) for OpenStack ...


Tytus Kurek
29 October 2021

OpenStack vs AWS: which one is better for you?

Cloud and server Article

OpenStack vs AWS is a discussion that almost every organisation must conduct when adopting a cloud strategy. This is because OpenStack and AWS are undoubtedly some of the most popular cloud technologies in both public and private cloud space. While AWS is the most popular commercial cloud platform, OpenStack remains its most popular open ...


Tytus Kurek
25 October 2021

OpenStack Xena and OpenStack Charms 21.10

Cloud and server Article

The release of OpenStack Charms 21.10 brings native support for OpenStack Xena in Charmed OpenStack. This latest version of OpenStack comes with initial support for SmartNICs in Nova and further improvements around Neutron Open Virtual Network (OVN) driver integration.  In order to further simplify the job of the cloud operations teams, t ...


Tytus Kurek
14 October 2021

Ubuntu Server 21.10: What’s new?

Cloud and server Article

Ubuntu Server 21.10 (Impish Indri) expands on edge use cases with a minimised system installation option in the Ubuntu Server Live Installer. It also comes with needrestart enabled by default for automated daemon restarts after applying library updates. In addition, the latest development cycle brings native, certified drivers for NVIDIA ...


Tytus Kurek
8 September 2021

KVM hypervisor: a beginners’ guide

Cloud and server Article

KVM (Kernel-based Virtual Machine) is the leading open source virtualisation technology for Linux. It installs natively on all Linux distributions and turns underlying physical servers into hypervisors so that they can host multiple, isolated virtual machines (VMs). KVM comes with no licenses, type-1 hypervisor capabilities and a variety ...


Tytus Kurek
2 September 2021

Where configuration management falls short: model-driven OpenStack

Cloud and server Article

Have you ever installed OpenStack from scratch? I know, it sounds geeky, unnecessary and maybe even overcomplicated … It is after all 2021, OpenStack is mature, there are hundreds of OpenStack distributions available out there, configuration management tools are all the way around and installing OpenStack from scratch almost sounds like c ...