Mark Baker

Cloud Product Manager

Cloud Product Manager focused on Ubuntu OpenStack. Previously at MySQL and Red Hat. Likes motorcycles and meeting people who do interesting stuff with Ubuntu and OpenStack

49 posts by Mark Baker

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Canonical announcements

OpenStack Pike and all new updates to the Cloud Archive

by Mark Baker on 1 September 2017

On Wednesday 30th August, the upstream OpenStack community officially announced the release of OpenStack Pike. Pike represents the 2nd release of OpenStack...

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How modelling helps you avoid getting a stuck OpenStack

by Mark Baker on 18 July 2017

Lego model of an Airbus A380-800. Airbus run OpenStack A “StuckStack” is a deployment of OpenStack that usually, for technical but sometimes business reasons,...

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Stuck Stacks, the 7 year itch and the DevOps dilemma

by Mark Baker on 28 June 2017

  7 years in, where do we go from here? It is 7 years since OpenStack came into being. 7 short years comprised of long days and late nights bringing it all...

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What IT directors should know about the economics of OpenStack

by Mark Baker on 3 January 2017

The world of business technology is under tremendous pressure and most organizations are ill-equipped to deal with the challenges and opportunities that are...

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Lunch and learn with OpenStack containers

by Mark Baker on 15 August 2016

Follow the instructions in this article to spend around an hour over your lunch time to get an entire Ubuntu OpenStack cloud up and running in containers on a...

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Stop what you are doing and complete the OpenStack User Survey now

by Mark Baker on 23 February 2016

The OpenStack user survey is a key input into many decisions that are made in the OpenStack community: it helps determine which projects are prioritised by...

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News from the Summit: Ubuntu extends lead in OpenStack

by Mark Baker on 28 October 2015

The OpenStack Foundation asked the community and the commuity has spoken. Ubuntu is the choice for OpenStack. The numbers don’t lie – Ubuntu leads in...

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Join Canonical at the OpenStack Summit Tokyo

by Mark Baker on 22 October 2015

The OpenStack Summit in Tokyo is nearly upon us, infact my Twitter stream is already filling up with messages from fellow conference attendees who have...

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Voting begins for OpenStack Tokyo talks

by Mark Baker on 27 July 2015

We’ve submitted several talks to the OpenStack Summit in Tokyo in Vancouver. We’ve listed them all below with links to where to vote for each talk so if you...

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Here comes Kilo and 15.04! Containers will never be the same again!

by Mark Baker on 22 April 2015

Today Ubuntu 15.04, codenamed Vivid Vervet, is released with a host of new features for clouds and servers. 15.04 comes a full year since the last Long Term...

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The hybrid cloud would prefer you leave your interop inhibitions at the door

by Mark Baker on 6 August 2014

How will cloud adoption progress? If the results of this year’s Future of Cloud Computing Report from North Bridge are any indication, the answer is rapidly,...