SUSE’s OpenStack Cloud 8 and SUSE-Ready Certification for SUSE CaaS, Cosmic Cuttlefish, Android Things and More

News briefs for May 8, 2018.

SUSE’s OpenStack
Cloud 8 made its debut
last week. This is the “first release to
integrate the best of SUSE OpenStack Cloud and HPE OpenStack technology,
which was acquired by SUSE last year”. Other enhancements include “greater
flexibility for customers with full support for OpenStack Ironic”, “expanded
interoperability with new support for VMware NSX-V”, “enhanced scalability
to support large deployments” and more.

In other news from SUSE, the company announced
recently that its SUSE-Ready Certification for SUSE CaaS is now available
for partners’ containerized apps: “ISVs building containers that use the
open source docker container format can now certify their containerized
application on SUSE CaaS Platform, an enterprise-class container management
solution that enables IT and DevOps professionals to more easily deploy,
manage and scale container-based applications and services.”

Mark Shuttleworth announced
that Ubuntu 18.10 will be called Cosmic Cuttlefish. He also stressed that he
is focusing on security, saying “If I had one big thing that I could feel
great about doing, systematically, for everyone who uses Ubuntu, it would be
improving their confidence in the security of their systems and their data.”

Android Things, “Google’s managed OS that enables you to build and
maintain Internet of Things devices at scale”, released
version 1.0 to developers yesterday. See the release
notes
for all the details.

Red Hat Summit 2018 begins today in San Francisco. You can livestream the
keynotes and press conference for free. See here
for all the details.

Jill Franklin is an editorial professional with more than 17 years experience in technical and scientific publishing, both print and digital. As Executive Editor of Linux Journal, she wrangles writers, develops content, manages projects, meets deadlines and makes sentences sparkle. She also was Managing Editor for TUX and Embedded Linux Journal, and the book Linux in the Workplace. Before entering the Linux and open-source realm, she was Managing Editor of several scientific and scholarly journals, including Veterinary Pathology, The Journal of Mammalogy, Toxicologic Pathology and The Journal of Scientific Exploration. In a previous life, she taught English literature and composition, managed a bookstore and tended bar. When she’s not bugging writers about deadlines or editing copy, she throws pots, gardens and reads.