Blog, Experiences

Native GlusterFS Image ...

GlusterFS is a distributed filesystem with replica and storage distribution features that come really handy for virtualization. This storage can be mounted as a filesystem using NFS or FUSE adapter for GlusterFS and is used as any other shared filesystem. This way of using it is very convenient as it works the same way as other filesystems, still it has the overhead of NFS or FUSE. The good ...

Javier Fontan March 7th, 2014
Blog, Project

First Add-ons in OpenNe...

The new OpenNebula Add-ons initiative has received an enthusiastic response from the community, ranging from individual developers and research centers to corporations. In only two days we already have three Add-ons ready to download: iSCSI: Datastore driver for iSCSI App...

Javier Fontan October 28th, 2013
Blog, Outreach

OpenNebulaConf Hacking ...

The first day of the conference we are going to have a couple of activities that I'm sure you'll be interested in. There is one tutorial for people that wants to learn how to deploy and use OpenNebula and in parallel we will have free form hacking session. This hacking session is meant for people that already has OpenNebula deployed and knows how to use it. Ther...

Javier Fontan September 9th, 2013
Blog, Project

New OpenNebula Package ...

Until now the way to install the latest version of OpenNebula was downloading the packages from our web page and installing them manually or compiling the sources. We have created package repositories for CentOS, Ubuntu, Debian and openSUSE to make the installation and upgrade even easier. Latest contextualization packages for CentOS/RedHat, Ubuntu and Debian are also located in those repositories. The instructions to add the repositories and install the frontend are as follow...

Javier Fontan August 26th, 2013
Blog, Experiences

OpenNebula and Foreman ...

Our team is in the process of rearchitecting the test and develop infrastructure and we needed a way to easily install new OSs. This installation will be done in both physical nodes and Virtual Machines. To do this we selected The Foreman as the installation server. For physical nodes we use the standard foreman workflow where we add a new host, select its OS and install the OS. For virtual machines we wanted it to be a bit more flexible...

Javier Fontan June 3rd, 2013
Blog, Community, Project

Start Your New OpenNebu...

The OpenNebula Project is happy to announce the support for the creation and operation of OpenNebula User Groups. An OpenNebula User Group is a gathering of our users in a local area to share best practices, discuss technical questions, network, and learn from each other. If you are a passionate OpenNebula user and are interested in starting your own OpenNebula User Group, join our Community Discuss mailing list and let us know about your plans....

Javier Fontan May 14th, 2013
Blog, Project

Command Line Tweaks for...

In the last post we've seen the beautiful new face of Sunstone. Even if we are putting lots of effort in the web interface we are also giving some love to the command line interface. Until now the creation of images and templates from the command ...

Javier Fontan February 27th, 2013
Blog, Project

New Contextualization P...

Some weeks ago with the creation of the OpenNebula Marketplace, we released contextualization packages to help prepare VM images. These packages did some work that previously we had to do manually: Disable/delete udev net and cdrom persistent rules. On boot, linux distributions scan for new hardware and discovered network and cdrom are added to a file. This process is really useful for physical machines ...

Javier Fontan October 18th, 2012
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