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Building Stackerblog – Part 1: Architecting for a Cloud world


Used in the right way, Cloud hosting can be a great solution for any web deployment. With the ability to rapidly scale to meet demand, the Cloud can solve provisioning problems which have plagued dedicated servers for years, as well as reduce operating costs. That flexibility, however, does come at a cost. Whereas many dedicated…

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Building an OpenStack Liberty environment using XenServer and KVM


I recently had the opportunity to build out an OpenStack Liberty lab environment using XenServer hypervisors. While doing so, I found that most of the online deployment guides only deal with KVM-based hypervisors, and no longer handle XenServer. The guides that do exist are largely out-of-date now, and so building this lab was something of…

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