Shawn Madden  /  Mar 26, 2015

Top Reasons You Need a Cloud Operating System

Earlier this week, I gave a webinar on the Top Reasons Why You Need a Cloud Operating System. I discussed the hidden pitfalls and challenges of operating and scaling…

Sandeep Singh Kohli  /  Mar 22, 2015

You’ve Gone Hyper-Converged Commodity, Now What?

Don’t forget to sign up for our live webinar on Tuesday, March 24th to hear more on “Top Reasons You Need a Cloud Operating System” REGISTER>> https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5080496151341588481 Date: March…

Christopher MacGown  /  Feb 6, 2015

High Availability in OpenStack Clouds

A couple weeks ago, I joined Pere Monclus CTO of PLUMgrid on a webinar discussing high availability in OpenStack clouds. In the webinar, we discussed Piston’s highly converged model…

Chris Riviere  /  Jan 8, 2015

Monitoring your OpenStack Environment

As a Solutions/Sales/Systems/WhateverYouWantToCallIt Engineer @ Piston Cloud Computing, I spend most of my time working with prospects and existing Clients. I often get the question, how can I monitor…

Piston Staff  /  Oct 26, 2014

6 Ways to Convince Your CEO to Upgrade Your Datacenter’s Infrastructure

Minda Zetlin outlines all of the benefits CEOs will love about programmable infrastructure in CIO. Software Defined Networking (SDN) has been a hot topic in IT Departments, and IT…

Gretchen Curtis  /  Oct 2, 2014

Contribute More Than Code

Despite the bad drought we’ve had in California this year, we are still incredibly fortunate. When we’re thirsty, we turn on the tap. When we’re dirty, we twist a…

Joshua McKenty  /  Sep 30, 2014

Movin’ On Up the Stack

It is with mixed emotions that today I announce my departure from Piston. When Gretchen, Christopher, and I started Piston almost four years ago, we could have never predicted…

Piston Staff  /  Sep 12, 2014

Are You Paying More Than You Should for Your Cloud Operations?

Just last month, Gigaom published an article titled, “Where’s my cloud price cut?” in which, Praveen Asthana, discusses the hidden costs of public cloud. As Praveen Asthana notes, although…

Piston Staff  /  Aug 28, 2014

4 Lessons Learned On Starting Your DevOps Team

In his article “DevOps: Stop Talking and Start Doing”, Mike Kavis skips over the definitions of DevOps and goes straight to offering the lessons he’s learned on implementing DevOps.…

Piston Staff  /  Aug 20, 2014

The Perils of Ignoring Your DevOps Strategy

In his Dzone article, “DevOps Isn’t Killing Developers – But it is Killing Development and Developer Productivity”, Bird argues that DevOps isn’t killing developers, but it is destroying development…