Why You Should Be Learning About OpenStack by @vmiss33

This guest post is by Melissa Palmer who blogs at vmiss.net, where you can find her back catalogue of posts. Melissa was the creative (evil) genius behind the scenarios for the Virtual Design Master Challenge. Find out more about the guest blogger program here.

I first delved into the world of OpenStack about a year ago.  I had heard it thrown around in meetings, and started seeing a fair bit about it on twitter.  As I did more research I found out it began in 2010 as a research project between Rackspace and NASA.  Which of course, only intrigued me further, since I’m a huge space nerd.  I’ve also heard it come up in discussion more often than not in the last year or so.