OpenStack Opens Up - 'Net Briefs (May 2012)
For developers utilizing the OpenStack cloud software infrastructure as a service (IaaS), Rackspace has launched a new OpenStack sandbox, called TryStack, to give users an environment against which to test their code. Developers can sign up for sandbox by joining the Facebook Group, after which they will get a username, password and “Stack Dollars,” or credits they can trade in to perform actions (of various valuations) in TryStack. The company also came out with a separate onestop shop for OpenStack APIs, which includes APIs for OpenStack Identity 2.0, Compute 1.1 and Image 1.0. The API reference page is not completely up-to-date yet – it does not include Open Storage, for instance – but it is expected to be completed shortly.
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