Short Stack: OpenStack jobs on rise, OpenStack Cinder and considering multi-cloud strategies

short stack_b small_0_0.jpgWelcome to the Short Stack, our weekly feature where we search for the most intriguing OpenStack links to share with you. These links may come from traditional publications or company blogs, but if it's about OpenStack, we'll find the best links we can to share with you every week.

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Here we go with this week's links:

Interview with John Griffith on OpenStack Cinder |

Did you want to know how block storage works in OpenStack? Now you can learn from this interview with the program technical lead for Cinder who explains all. You can learn what the Cinder project is, why you should care about it, what the team is working on and more. Interesting stuff.

Look out, Amazon -- OpenStack jobs are on the rise | InfoWorld

You don't have to have your Ph.D. in human resources to know that cloud jobs are on the rise. Up until recently, if you understood Amazon Web Services, your job prospects were quite good, and while that's still the case, those with OpenStack skills are moving up and closing the gap. 

Trove + Cassandra = Love | Mirantis Blog

When you combine the Cassandra NoSQL database with OpenStack, you get a powerful combination of cloud infrastructure management with a simplified database structure. Up until recently Cassandra didn't play that nicely with OpenStack, but a new project is hoping to change that and bring its benefits to the OpenStack project.

Get your IT career kickstarted with OpenStack |

OpenStack jobs are catching up with AWS for a reason. The demand is growing and the number of jobs is expanding rapidly as more companies adopt OpenStack. Mamas you might not want your babies grow up to be cowboys, but letting them learn OpenStack could lead to a good job.

The Multi-Cloud Future: Challenges and Benefits | Technodrone

As companies are moving more of their infrastructure to the cloud, and adoption increases, we are learning that you don't have to confine yourself to a single vendor or service. In fact, you can mix and match in a hybrid environment and use the service that best meets the needs for any particular project, but there is a price to pay when you take this multi-vendor approach in terms of management complexity.