OpenStack enterprise readiness received a lot of attention back at the OpenStack summit in Vancouver earlier this summer, which is particularly interesting as it shows that OpenStack has reached a certain level of maturity. But does it mean that enterprise IT departments have the tools necessary to be able to operate OpenStack and maintain an installation? Can legacy enterprise applications be moved to the private cloud? A notable difference between a cloud app and a traditional enterprise business application is that the former is engineered with the dynamic nature of the cloud in mind. It is keeping itself aware of.
The OpenStack Summit in Paris ended a few days ago. I was fortunate enough to be there with several of my colleagues from Scality. There were many interesting sessions and I've captured the high points below.