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The 1st Tenet of DevOps: Innovate at the Speed of Open Source with DevOps

Open Source Innovation I’ve been at Red Hat for over 13 years now, and in that time, open source has gone from a cheaper alternative to existing, proprietary software to becoming the primary source of innovation that is driving the industry forward.  Across technologies like cloud, big data, or mobile, open source is leading the way […]

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The 4th Tenet of IoT: Enterprise IoT Drives Datacenter Functionality to the Edge (IoT at the Red Hat Summit)

Evolving Towards a More Intelligent IoT People often think about the Internet of Things (IoT) in terms of dumb but connected devices sending data directly to the cloud. For example, many consumers are familiar with the concepts of connected refrigerators or thermostats which do this.  However, as IoT matures, devices are going to become more sophisticated and […]

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The Third Tenet of Cloud Approaches: Choose Wisely Between One Cloud And Open Hybrid Cloud

One Limited Cloud Earlier this week, VMware announced its One Cloud vision for “running and managing any cloud-native or traditional application, through a software-defined platform that spans private and public cloud environments.” A key aspect of this vision was the release of VMware’s Integrated OpenStack product for running cloud workloads. VMware’s vision for One Cloud […]

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The Third Tenet of Open Source: Open Source Requires Commitment (Welcome ManageIQ!)

Welcome ManageIQ We acquired ManageIQ, the company, at Red Hat in December 2012.  At the time, we promised that we would be open sourcing all the code behind their cloud management product (EVM, which eventually became CloudForms at Red Hat).  Today, I’m happy to announce that we have fulfilled that promise, and all the source […]

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The 2nd Tenet of Big Data: Run It On An Open Hybrid Cloud

Big Data Is More Than Hadoop Many people today associate big data with Hadoop analytics – and, to be sure, Hadoop is an important technology for this. However, just as the Linux operating system is so much more than just the Linux kernel, a big data environment is so much more than just a Hadoop […]

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ManageIQ Acquisition Updates

No tenet for this particular post.  But, if you’re interested in learning more about Red Hat’s recent acquisition of ManageIQ and how ManageIQ relates to Red Hat’s Open Hybrid Cloud portfolio including CloudForms, RHEV, and OpenStack, check out: My blog post for redhat.com Our press releases on the acquisition and closing Our webcast on ManageIQ, featuring […]

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The 2nd Tenet of Open Source: Bet on the Community, Not the Current State of Technology

Unix or Linux of Cloud? I recently spoke with an analyst who asked me about Marten Mickos’ comment at GigaOm Structure that “OpenStack, rather than following in Linux’ footsteps, could become ‘the Unix of cloud.’ The implication was that so many vendors weighing in could lead to a forking or fracturing of the OpenStack standard.”  […]

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The 13th Tenet of Marketing: Remember The Ridiculous Power of Branding and Adjectives

The WHO announced today that diesel exhaust can cause cancer.  That may seem troubling to you.  But, don’t worry!  That’s only true of old diesel, says the Diesel Technology Forum.  Now, we have clean diesel. Speaking of diesel, causing cancer isn’t the only concern people have about fossil fuels.  Burning them harms the environment as well, […]

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The 2nd Tenet of PaaS: The P in PaaS Stands for Platform, Not Product

PaaS, PaaS Everywhere Platform as a Service (PaaS) is a hot space right now.  There seems to be a new PaaS provider popping up every minute.  Gartner projects the PaaS space will reach $1.8 billion in 2015, and their projections are conservative compared with several other analysts’. Visit the variety of PaaS offerings available, and […]

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The 10th Tenet of Cloud: The Linux of Cloud is…Linux

The New Linux of Cloud? There have been many claims lately by a variety of different open source projects that they are the “Linux of cloud.”  Typically, these projects cite a few key reasons for staking this claim, including: They are the new application platforms for the cloud They are the new epicenter of open […]

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