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NASA Cloud Storefront to Offer Scientists Range of Services

Rutrell Yasin | Government Computer News | November 9, 2011

NASA is working on a cloud "storefront" that will give the agency’s scientists and engineers access to the computing resources and services they require regardless of their IT environment. NASA Goddard’s computing environment ranges from desktops to high-performance computers, and the challenge for NASA officials is how to fit cloud computing into this range of environments, according to A Read More »

NASA Cloud Update, OpenStack and Open Source with Ames CIO Ray O’Brien

Staff Writer | FedScoop Radio | June 13, 2012

NASA Ames Chief Information Officer Ray O’Brien joins us to discuss NASA’s development role with OpenStack and related announcements, NASA Nebula, open source software and NASA’s future role as a “smart consumer” of commercial cloud computing services.

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NASA IG Reports Fundamental Challenges With Agency’s Cloud Adoption

Kyra Fussell | GovWin Network | August 13, 2013

As a pioneer in cloud computing, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) established its Nebula cloud computing data center at Ames Research Center in 2009. Despite the agency’s position as an early adopter of cloud technology, a recent report from NASA’s Inspector General (IG) highlights fundamental governance and risk management issues that will impair the effectiveness of future cloud efforts. Read More »

NASA open government team broadens focus to innovation

Luke Fretwell | FedScoop | January 28, 2013

In true startup fashion, NASA’s open government team has mastered the art of the government “pivot.”  Popularized by “The Lean Startup“ author Eric Ries, the concept of the pivot centers around an organization’s ability to adapt its focus based on the realization of new market potential or service need. Read More »

NASA Promotes Open Source with New Website

Elizabeth Montalbano | Information Week | January 4, 2012

NASA has added a new website and public forum to a growing list of efforts dedicated to the agency's open-source strategy. Through, the agency plans to "continue, unify and expand" its open-source activities by posting information about and providing an online hub for its open-source activities, according to a blog post by William Eshagh of NASA's Ames Research Center. Read More »

NASA's Nick Skytland and William Eshagh on the New Open Source Initiative

Luke Fretwell | FedScoop Radio | January 23, 2012

AUDIO - FedScoop’s Luke Fretwell talks with NASA’s Nick Skytland and William Eshagh about the agency’s new open source project

On January 4, NASA launched the agency-wide open source initiative, aimed at centralizing the agency’s open source software efforts and creating a collaborative environment to discuss issues related to its use.

Nebula Aims To Deliver OpenStack Cloud Control

Sean Michael Kerner | ServerWatch | November 15, 2012

The open source OpenStack project provides a powerful software platform for cloud infrastructure as a service (IaaS) deployment. But what about hardware? Read More »

Nebula Promotes NASA Vet To Oversee OpenStack Effort

Barb Darrow | GigaOM | November 14, 2012

Jesse Andrews, an OpenStack veteran who’s done stints at NASA, ANSO Labs and Rackspace, will lead Nebula’s plug-and-play OpenStack development effort as it nears launch, the company said. Read More »

Nebula, NASA, and OpenStack

Ray O’Brien | Open.NASA | June 4, 2012

This post by Ray O’Brien (Former Nebula Project Manager, NASA Ames Research Center CIO, Acting) was originally posted to The Nebula Cloud Computing Platform was the Flagship Initiative for NASA’s first Open Government Plan, and much has been learned, accomplished, and created over the course of this project. Thanks to the team who worked so hard and invested so much in this groundbreaking effort.

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New release of Eucalyptus open source cloud solution

Ted Samson | InfoWorld | November 26, 2012

Building on its strong ties to Amazon Web Services (AWS), Eucalyptus today unveiled the latest update to its open source cloud computing platform, adding expanded AWS storage compatibility as well as features to speed up installation and simplify management via a new GUI with self-service capabilities. Read More »

No Longer Why Open Source, But How To Do Open Source

Mark Hinkle | Open Source Delivers | May 7, 2014

Fifteen years ago I spent a good deal of my time evangelizing open source software...Today I spend more time educating perspective open source participants on how they can leverage open source to reduce development costs, improve operational efficiency and drive customization for their own purposes.

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NRO Readies Open Source Cloud For Launch

Henry Kenyon | AOL Government | October 26, 2012

In a move toward a more efficient National Reconnaissance Office, analysts for the agency operating the nation's spy satellites are on the verge of getting their information through a top-secret open-source cloud environment housing intelligence data. Read More »

Open Compute: Rackspace Designs Own Servers Using Open-Source Facebook Specs

Yevgeniy Sverdlik | DatacenterDynamics | January 17, 2013

Rackspace, one of the world’s largest hosting and cloud-infrastructure providers, is on its way to becoming the first company of a kind other than the web giants of Google’s and Facebook’s caliber to stray away from buying servers and storage gear from traditional IT vendors – such as HP or Dell – choosing instead to design its own gear and use the same manufacturers those traditional vendors use to make it. Read More »

Open Science Leaps Forward In 2014

Marcus D. Hanwell | | December 23, 2014

We have had quite a year of open science at in 2014! I couldn't hope to cover every article we published over the year, but I will highlight some of my favorites...

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Open Source and the Cloud: An Interview with Josh McKenty of Piston Cloud

Dana Blankenhorn | Open Source Delivers | January 25, 2012

Cloud will be the same. Hard work needs to be done first, under the surface, before it can really explode onto the marketplace. Even after 95% of the technical work is done, education will be required before it’s accepted. Just as with Linux. Read More »