Welcome!

Open Source Cloud Authors: Pat Romanski, Liz McMillan, Zakia Bouachraoui, Yeshim Deniz, Elizabeth White

News Feed Item

DreamHost Announces Expanded Beta of DreamCompute

OpenStack-Based Public Cloud Computing Service Welcomes Customer Apps

LOS ANGELES, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 05/12/14 -- DreamHost®, a global leader in web hosting and cloud services for entrepreneurs and developers, today announced the impending expansion of the beta of its long-gestating OpenStack-based public cloud computing service, DreamCompute.

DreamHost expands its private beta of its OpenStack-based public cloud, DreamCompute, on May 27th, offering full support for IPv6 and complete tenant network isolation. DreamCompute engineers will continue to refine and harden the service while testers kick the tires.

In typical DreamHost fashion, DreamCompute is built on top of a solid open-source foundation of OpenStack, Ceph, and homegrown Layer 3 services. Additionally, DreamCompute leverages technology from leading partners Cumulus Networks and VMware for advanced network functionality.

With contributions to several projects and a program technical lead, DreamHost's engineers have been among the most active contributors to the OpenStack project. With a Technical Committee member on staff and as a founding gold member of the OpenStack Foundation board, it's also among the open source movement's most fervent supporters.

Utilizing six official programs, DreamCompute offers beta testers a familiar OpenStack experience. Anyone who's run Devstack and logged into Horizon will feel right at home in the DreamCompute dashboard. Testers will also be able to use the well-known OpenStack clients to launch instances, create volumes, and more.

DreamCompute makes extensive use of Ceph, the open-source, distributed storage system incubated in the DreamHost labs. With its copy-on-write functionality, Ceph enables fast booting of instances. Also fresh out of the DreamHost labs is "Akanda," a series of custom Layer 3 services for OpenStack allowing DreamCompute to provide full IPv6 support. DreamHost brings great value to DreamCompute by purpose-building many of its underlying technologies -- and then sharing those innovations with the larger OpenStack community.

Utilizing partnerships with VMware and its NVP solution for Layer 2 network services, DreamCompute is able to provide customers with full tenant network isolation, virtually eliminating noisy neighbor problems. Combined with Cumulus® Networks' Linux running on network hardware, DreamHost has made managing its own network now faster, easier and more affordable.

"It was extremely considerate of the OpenStack Foundation to schedule their summit during the time we had planned to make this announcement," said Justin Lund, DreamCompute Product Manager. "It's almost as if they're trying to send the OpenStack community a message about DreamHost's vaunted place among the open sourcerazzi."

Representatives from Cumulus® Networks will also be present at DreamHost's booth this week at the OpenStack Design Summit in Atlanta to provide live hands-on demos of how DreamHost manages its DreamCompute infrastructure using bare metal switches and Cumulus Linux.

DreamHost will contact all interested DreamCompute beta testers who enroll for notification on its website at: http://www.dreamhost.com/cloud/dreamcompute/

About DreamHost

DreamHost is a global Web hosting and cloud services company with over 370,000 entrepreneur and developer customers, and 1.3 million blogs, websites, and apps hosted. The company offers a wide spectrum of Web services including Shared Hosting, Virtual Private Servers (VPS), Dedicated Server Hosting, Domain Name Registration, the public cloud storage service, DreamObjects, and the public cloud computing service, DreamCompute. Please visit www.DreamHost.com for more information.

© 2014 DreamHost, LLC. All Rights Reserved.
All trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

Press Contacts
Kyle Peterson
Clement Peterson
Email Contact

Brett Dunst
DreamHost
Email Contact

More Stories By Marketwired .

Copyright © 2009 Marketwired. All rights reserved. All the news releases provided by Marketwired are copyrighted. Any forms of copying other than an individual user's personal reference without express written permission is prohibited. Further distribution of these materials is strictly forbidden, including but not limited to, posting, emailing, faxing, archiving in a public database, redistributing via a computer network or in a printed form.

IoT & Smart Cities Stories
SYS-CON Events announced today that Silicon India has been named “Media Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 21st International Cloud Expo, which will take place on Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Published in Silicon Valley, Silicon India magazine is the premiere platform for CIOs to discuss their innovative enterprise solutions and allows IT vendors to learn about new solutions that can help grow their business.
We are seeing a major migration of enterprises applications to the cloud. As cloud and business use of real time applications accelerate, legacy networks are no longer able to architecturally support cloud adoption and deliver the performance and security required by highly distributed enterprises. These outdated solutions have become more costly and complicated to implement, install, manage, and maintain.SD-WAN offers unlimited capabilities for accessing the benefits of the cloud and Internet. ...
Founded in 2000, Chetu Inc. is a global provider of customized software development solutions and IT staff augmentation services for software technology providers. By providing clients with unparalleled niche technology expertise and industry experience, Chetu has become the premiere long-term, back-end software development partner for start-ups, SMBs, and Fortune 500 companies. Chetu is headquartered in Plantation, Florida, with thirteen offices throughout the U.S. and abroad.
SYS-CON Events announced today that CrowdReviews.com has been named “Media Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 22nd International Cloud Expo, which will take place on June 5–7, 2018, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. CrowdReviews.com is a transparent online platform for determining which products and services are the best based on the opinion of the crowd. The crowd consists of Internet users that have experienced products and services first-hand and have an interest in letting other potential buye...
Business professionals no longer wonder if they'll migrate to the cloud; it's now a matter of when. The cloud environment has proved to be a major force in transitioning to an agile business model that enables quick decisions and fast implementation that solidify customer relationships. And when the cloud is combined with the power of cognitive computing, it drives innovation and transformation that achieves astounding competitive advantage.
DXWorldEXPO LLC announced today that "IoT Now" was named media sponsor of CloudEXPO | DXWorldEXPO 2018 New York, which will take place on November 11-13, 2018 in New York City, NY. IoT Now explores the evolving opportunities and challenges facing CSPs, and it passes on some lessons learned from those who have taken the first steps in next-gen IoT services.
Cloud-enabled transformation has evolved from cost saving measure to business innovation strategy -- one that combines the cloud with cognitive capabilities to drive market disruption. Learn how you can achieve the insight and agility you need to gain a competitive advantage. Industry-acclaimed CTO and cloud expert, Shankar Kalyana presents. Only the most exceptional IBMers are appointed with the rare distinction of IBM Fellow, the highest technical honor in the company. Shankar has also receive...
DXWorldEXPO LLC announced today that ICOHOLDER named "Media Sponsor" of Miami Blockchain Event by FinTechEXPO. ICOHOLDER gives detailed information and help the community to invest in the trusty projects. Miami Blockchain Event by FinTechEXPO has opened its Call for Papers. The two-day event will present 20 top Blockchain experts. All speaking inquiries which covers the following information can be submitted by email to [email protected] Miami Blockchain Event by FinTechEXPOalso offers sp...
DXWordEXPO New York 2018, colocated with CloudEXPO New York 2018 will be held November 11-13, 2018, in New York City and will bring together Cloud Computing, FinTech and Blockchain, Digital Transformation, Big Data, Internet of Things, DevOps, AI, Machine Learning and WebRTC to one location.
@DevOpsSummit at Cloud Expo, taking place November 12-13 in New York City, NY, is co-located with 22nd international CloudEXPO | first international DXWorldEXPO and will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry players in the world. The widespread success of cloud computing is driving the DevOps revolution in enterprise IT. Now as never before, development teams must communicate and collaborate in a dynamic, 24/7/365 environment. There is no time t...