OpenNebula Releases Microsoft Hyper-V Integration Prototype

The OpenNebula project is happy to announce the release of a development version of the new plug-ins to build clouds on Microsoft Hyper-V. This new prototype, first result of its collaboration in cloud computing innovation and interoperability with Microsoft, allows users to build and manage OpenNebula clouds on a Hyper-V based virtualization platform. The new components are available for download under the Apache license as a new OpenNebula ecosystem project. The OpenNebula project provides support for the deployment and tuning of the new drivers through its ecosystem mailing list.

The support for Hyper-V consolidates OpenNebula’s position as a fully open-source interoperable and innovative solution for the complete and comprehensive management of virtualized data centers to enable private, public and hybrid clouds. OpenNebula interoperability makes cloud an evolution by offering common cloud standards and interfaces, leveraging existing IT infrastructure, protecting existing investments, and avoiding vendor lock-in. In order to provide the greater flexibility, the integration supports both variants of Hyper-V, namely in Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1. Moreover the integration will not require the installation of new services in the cloud nodes, making quite simple and rapid to build an OpenNebula cloud on existing Hyper-V deployments.

OpenNebula would like to thank enterprise cloud provider VrStorm for its help in the evaluation of the new plug-ins.

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