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From Will Stevens <williamstev...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: OpenStack Revenues Approaching $3.4B: 451 Research
Date Thu, 28 Apr 2016 21:24:44 GMT
Haha.  Ya, I don't envy OpenStack RM(s).  That is not my version of fun.  :)

On Thu, Apr 28, 2016 at 3:05 PM, ilya <ilya.mailing.lists@gmail.com> wrote:

> If you look at it objectively - while lack of Citrix's involvement to
> create foundation - hurt the project, it also ensured that our code base
> is less of a zoo - OpenStack has these days.
>
> My 2'cents, its much easier to work with a project that has relatively
> small committer base VS thousands of committer OS has. Imagine 2000
> active committers and 2000 opinions on how something should be done.
>
> That makes it very difficult to manage and deliver stability in addition
> to being able to guarantee that upgrade process from version X to
> version Z goes through cleanly.
>
> A simple example is our back log queue - Will and others are trying to
> clear now. Its nothing in comparison to OpenStack backlog.
>
> Hence, you see just about any company out there, spins up their own
> flavor of OpenStack. I can easily count 10 different flavors of
> openstack - that lock you in to their version only and then $milk$ you
> for support and anything else you might need.
>
>
> On 4/28/16 5:07 AM, Nux! wrote:
> > If
> >
> > --
> > Sent from the Delta quadrant using Borg technology!
> >
> > Nux!
> > www.nux.ro
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> >> From: "Madan Ganesh Velayudham" <madanganesh@actonmagic.com>
> >> To: marketing@cloudstack.apache.org
> >> Sent: Thursday, 28 April, 2016 06:09:33
> >> Subject: OpenStack Revenues Approaching $3.4B: 451 Research
> >
> >> Greetings,
> >>
> >> Just bumped onto this article, thought of sharing:
> >>
> >>
> http://www.eweek.com/cloud/openstack-revenues-approaching-3.4b-451-research.html
> >>
> >> <snip>
> >> The decision to turn over OpenStack to a foundation in 2012 stands in
> >> contrast to the CloudStack platform and its parent, Citrix. Citrix
> donated
> >> <
> http://www.serverwatch.com/server-news/citrix-walks-away-from-openstack-moves-to-apache-cloudstack.html
> >
> >> CloudStack to the Apache Software Foundation, but it was never set up
> with
> >> the same true, multi-stakeholder, stand-alone foundation as OpenStack's.
> >>
> >> "If Citrix would have done a foundation around CloudStack, *we would
> now be
> >> at a Cloudstack Summit, not OpenStack Summit*," Sadowski said." Sadowski
> >> said.
> >> <snip>
> >>
> >> The bold highlighted line was hurting a little bit!
> >>
> >> Cheers,
> >> Madan
> >>
> >> --
> >> Madan Ganesh Velayudham
> >> Founder & CEO
> >> ActOnMagic
> >>
> >> *Cloud Governance, Analytics, Management Simplified with ActOnCloud!*
> >> www.actonmagic.com
>

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