Why co-engineer OpenStack and Linux?


OpenStack® depends on the underlying Linux® operating system for a large number of services and capabilities. Security, compute, networking, and storage all rely on Linux for key functionality and access within an OpenStack environment. Linux also provides the certification and support environments for the drivers of third-party hardware and software components used by OpenStack services.

This technology overview details:

  • The deep connections between Linux and OpenStack.
  • Why co-engineering Linux and OpenStack is essential for enterprise, production-level use.
  • The benefits of choosing a commercial-grade, co-engineered OpenStack platform for your enterprise cloud deployment.