Entries by Daniel Molina

A Preview of the Brand New Sunstone in OpenNebula 4.0

Following the series of posts about the new OpenNebula 4.0 features, now it’s time to take a peek at the brand new Sunstone. OpenNebula 4.0 Sunstone has some beautiful new looks, but it’s not only about the external appearance  there has also been a major boost for the user experience by redefining the users workflow. In […]

OpenNebula Public Cloud updated to 3.4

The OpenNebula Cloud offers a virtual computing environment accessible through two different remote cloud interfaces, OCCI and EC2, and  two different web interfaces,  Sunstone for cloud administrators and the new SelfService for cloud consumers. These mechanisms access the same infrastructure, i.e. resources created by any of the mentioned methods will be instantly available on the others. For instance, you […]

Interacting with OpenNebula 3.x using Apache Deltacloud

The OpenNebula driver in Deltacloud has been updated to interact with OpenNebula 3.x clouds. If you want to test it, there is a how-to available on the OpenNebula wiki that will show you how to interact with OpenNebula using Deltacloud. You can even test it using the OpenNebula Public Cloud. We would like to thank Marios […]

x509 Authentication in OpenNebula Sunstone

A new Howto on enabling x509 certificates authentication with Sunstone has been included in the OpenNebula wiki This guide shows how to enable and use x.509 certificates for authentication in OpenNebula Sunstone. In this configuration, the authentication is delegated to Apache, or any SSL capable HTTP Proxy. If the certificate is valid, the server encrypts those credentials and sends […]

OpenNebula Public Cloud Updated to 3.2

The OpenNebula Cloud offers a virtual computing environment accessible through two different remote cloud interfaces, OCCI and EC2, and  two different web interfaces,  Sunstone for cloud administrators and the new SelfService for cloud consumers. These mechanisms access the same infrastructure, i.e. resources created by any of the mentioned methods will be instantly available on the others. For instance, you […]

How to Develop a Driver for Hybrid Cloud Computing

A new How-to has been included in the OpenNebula Community Wiki. This guide can be used to develop new drivers in order to interact with external Cloud providers in an OpenNebula Hybrid Cloud deployment.  Currently the OpenNebula distribution includes drivers to interact with EC2 to combine local resources with resources from EC2 . Link:  How […]

OpenNebula Cloud Testbed Updated to 3.0

The OpenNebula Cloud offers a virtual computing environment accessible through two different remote cloud interfaces, OCCI and EC2, and through a web interface, OpenNebula Sunstone. These three mechanisms access the same infrastructure, i.e. resources created by any of the mentioned methods will be instantly available on the others. For instance, you can create a VM with the OCCI interface, monitor […]

OpenNebula IRC Sessions

The OpenNebula Team is happy to announce the new OpenNebula IRC Sessions. In these sessions the OpenNebula developers will be available for questions in the #opennebula IRC channel on irc.freenode.net. The developers will answer questions about the new features or development and configuration issues that cannot be found in the mailing list archive. These sessions […]

New OCA rubygem Available

An OpenNebula user, John Dewey, has just contributed a new oca rubygem that allows developers to make calls to OpenNebula’s Cloud API (OCA) from their Ruby projects without having to install OpenNebula. The Ruby OCA API has been designed as a wrapper for the XML-RPC methods to interact with the OpenNebula Core, with some basic helpers. […]