Blog, Project

OpenNebula 1.4 Beta 1 c...

The OpenNebula team is proud to announce the availability of OpenNebula 1.4 Beta1 Hourglass (1.3.80), this is the first preview of next stable release of the OpenNebula Virtual Infrastructure Manager. OpenNebula focuses on incorporating bleeding edge technologies and innovations in many areas of virtual infrastructure management and Cloud Computing. OpenNebula 1.4 aims to be the swiss-army knife of Cloud Computing, letting you deploy any type of Cloud. The...

Ruben S. Montero July 23rd, 2009
Blog, Experiences

Libvirt 0.6.5 released&...

Libvirt version 0.6.5 was released last week with a number of bug fixes and new features. The complete list of changes can be viewed at the libvirt web site. This new release includes an OpenNebula driver that provides a libvirt interface to an OpenNebula cluster. What is it? OpenNebula is a Virtual Infrastruct...

Ruben S. Montero July 6th, 2009
Blog, Experiences

Set Up a Private Cloud ...

So, do you want to transform your rigid and compartmented infrastructure, into a flexible and agile platform where you can dynamically deploy new services and adjust their capacity?. If the answer is yes, you want to build what is nowadays called a private cloud. In this mini-howto, you will learn to setup such private cloud in 5 steps with Ubuntu and OpenNebula. We assume that your infrastructure follows a classical cluster-li...

Ruben S. Montero February 15th, 2009
Blog, Experiences

When 8 are 26 (or even ...

Nowadays it is difficult to find a place where virtualization benefits are not praised. One of my favorite ones is consolidation, that has finish with the "one application one server" paradigm. However, when you start placing your services on different hosts, you will find quickly that the new model does not scale per se. Soon (ten VMs is enough), you'll be trying to answer questions like: Where did I put our web server? Is MAC address already in use? Is this th...

Ruben S. Montero February 3rd, 2009
Blog, Outreach

The Private Clouds

Last month I've been invited to give a couple of talks about Cloud computing in the wonderful C3RS (Cisco Cloud Computing Research Symposium) and in a Spanish e-science meeting. (The slides are available online, if you want to check). Although the audiences were quite hete...

Ruben S. Montero November 13th, 2008
Blog, Outreach

Open Source Grid &...

This week we (Javier Fontan and me) are attending the Open Source Grid Conference. The conference overall is being great, and I feel that in general the audience is more active than that of a more paper oriented type of meeting. We have had the opportunity t...

Ruben S. Montero May 15th, 2008
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