- Virtualization is Not the Cloud (Rackspace). Long but good piece on the attributes and benefits of virtualization and cloud computing and the differences and overlaps.
- Video: How Cisco Webex deploys OpenStack Private Cloud into Production (Mirantis). Reinhardt Quelle, Cisco's architect for their Webex OpenStack deveployment, presents details on one of the first OpenStack-in-production private clouds.
- Top five scenarios to avoid for a successful virtualization deployment (TechTarget). Potential disasters lurk at every layer in the stack. Rob McShinsky cautions against these five gotchas in particular.
- circuits.io: Free circuit editor in your browser (circuits.io). OK, OK ... so there's no IT automation here, but it'll warm the heart of the hardware geek in all of us. (Tip o' the hat to TechCrunch.)
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