OpenNebula Newsletter – July 2011

Here is our newsletter for July 2011, summarizing news from the previous month that you may have missed on our blog and Twitter feed.

Technology

We released OpenNebula 2.2.1, a maintenance release intended to fix a security issue found in the cloud servers (OCCI and econe).

Community

Rodrigue Chakode contributed a new ecosystem component, SVMSched, a tool designed to enable on-demand SaaS clouds on virtual infrastructures managed with OpenNebula.

The OpenNebula project joined the Open Virtualization Alliance, a consortium committed to fostering the adoption of open virtualization technologies including Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM).

The openSUSE wiki includes a detailed guide on how to create a private cloud with openSUSE and OpenNebula

The StratusLab project released StratusLab 1.0, which included OpenNebula 2.2

Outreach

At the workshop Towards a Cloud Computing Strategy for Europe: Matching Supply and Demand (part of the 1st Digital Agenda Assembly), Ignacio M. Llorente gave a presentation highlighting OpenNebula as a European success story in cloud computing research and innovation.

We held our second OpenNebula IRC session. The log is available here.

Finally, don’t forget member of the OpenNebula team will be participating in a variety of upcoming events.

About July 2011

The OpenNebula team continues to work hard on releasing a first beta of the new OpenNebula 3.0. Stay tuned!

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