Our interview with the CEO of ScaleUp, Cristoph Streit

ScaleUp is a Managed Hosting Provider. The company develops highly available Cloud and Business Hosting Solutions for systems houses and companies in Germany. At their Data Center locations in for example Berlin, Hamburg and Dusseldorf, ScaleUp supports almost 900 clients with the development and operation of their Managed IT Systems. At the OpenInfra Summit of […]

Our interview with Allesandro Pilotti, founder and CEO of Cloudbase Solutions

Recently we visited the annual OpenInfra summit in Berlin. We held interviews with some interesting people. Earlier we posted blogs about our interviews of attendees and OpenInfra Foundation members. This time we have wrote a blog about our interview with Allesandro Pilotti, the founder and CEO of Cloudbase Solutions. You can also view the interview […]

What is the next big step for universities that use an Open Source infrastructure?

Universities Open Source infrastructure

What is the next big step for universities that use an Open Source infrastructure? Since the term ‘’open source’’ was first coined in 1998, it has developed majorly. While we are now in 2022, we can tell you that most universities are able to work with an open source infrastructure. Furthermore, it is essential to […]

Interview with Stig Telfer, the CTO of StackHPC

StackHPC develops OpenStack capabilities for research computing use cases. Through extensive experience, they understand HPC and cloud. StackHPC focuses on the needs and the shortcomings of each paradigm. They work with clients to develop solutions that address the gaps in cloud for research computing use cases. In addition, StackHPC works actively with the OpenStack community […]

Webinar: How universities thrive on open source

Why a webinar? Together with the University of Luxembourg and the Tilburg University, we organized a webinar last week. You might wonder, why organize a webinar particularly with universities? Well, as you probably know open source is huge and extensive and, specific knowledge really helps getting the most out of open source quicker. Therefore, sharing […]

Our interview with Jonathan Race

Recently we visited the annual OpenInfra summit in Berlin. We held interviews with some interesting people. We posted a blog about our interview with Mark Collier, the COO and co-founder of the OpenInfra Foundation a few weeks ago, you can find it here: https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:ugcPost:6960602898200199168?updateEntityUrn=urn%3Ali%3Afs_updateV2%3A%28urn%3Ali%3AugcPost%3A6960602898200199168%2CFEED_DETAIL%2CEMPTY%2CDEFAULT%2Cfalse%29 This time we have a blog for you about our interview […]

MAAS in a nutshell

About Ubuntu MAAS An OpenStack infrastructure is built up by several components. A couple of weeks ago I described some of the components often used to setup a basic cloud infrastructure. You can find this article here. In the article I described Ironic; a solution to provision bare metal. After I placed the article, an […]

OpenInfra Summit interview with Mark Collier

Recently we joined the annual OpenInfra summit in Berlin and what a blast we had! Among the great talks there, our boat tour and dinners, we also held interviews with some really interesting people. One of those interviews was held with Mark Collier, who is the COO and co-founder of the OpenInfra Foundation. We have […]

A LOKI case study

What is LOKI? Loki is a god in Norse mythology; he is known as a troublemaker and a shapeshifter. In the Marvel franchise he is known as a fictional character portrayed by Tom Hiddleston, though his character is based on the Norse mythological god of the same name. In the open source industry we know […]

Kubernetes components

Two weeks ago, at the OpenInfra Summit in Berlin we had a lot of talks about Kubernetes and the components from which it is setup. Fairbanks supports teams working with Kubernetes and I thought it might be a good idea to do a short recap on all the components. Kubernetes consists of several components. At […]