Blog, Community

Haizea and Private Clouds

The latest version of the Haizea Lease Manager (Technology Preview 1.3) was released a few days ago, so this seems like a good opportunity to talk about why Haizea exists and what it means to OpenNebula users. As most readers of this blog know, OpenNebula allows you to manage the dynamic deployment of virtual machines (VMs) on a pool of physical resources. There are many reasons why you would want to virtualize your infrastructure (see the ...

Borja Sotomayor February 19th, 2009
Blog, Experiences

Interoperation between ...

A Distributed Virtual Infrastructure (VI) Manager is responsible for the efficient management of the virtual infrastructure as a whole, by providing functionality for deployment, control and monitoring of groups of interconnected Virtual Machines (VMs) across a pool of resources. An added functionality of these management tools is the dynamic scaling of the virtual infrastructure with resources from remote providers, so seamless integrating remote Cloud resources with in-house i...

Ignacio M. Llorente February 18th, 2009
Blog, Experiences

Release of OpenNebula C...

The OpenNebula Team is releasing a new plug-in to interface the ElasticHosts cloud provider, so it can be used to dynamically increase capacity of your virtualized infrastructure to meet fluctuating or peak demands. This can happen when the local fabric runs out of capacity to spawn a new virtual machine, therefore ...

Tino Vazquez February 18th, 2009
Blog, Community

Haizea Technology Previ...

Borja Sotomayor has just announced the release of a new version of the Haizea Lease Manager. Technology Preview 1.3 now includes support for OpenNebula 1.2 (released one week ago), and enhanced stability and robustness. This is a new step towards TP2.0, which will include a policy engine and several novel scheduling features. The detailed list of changes is available in the project changelog. Ignacio Martín Llorente

Ignacio M. Llorente February 17th, 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 i...

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

OpenNebula 1.2 for Data...

The OpenNebula team is happy to announce the availability of OpenNebula 1.2, the second stable release of the project. This is an important milestone for the project and marks that most of the components of OpenNebula are now in place. What is OpenNebula? The OpenNebula virtual infrastructure engine provides efficient, dynamic and scalable management of groups of interconnected VMs within datacenters inv...

Ignacio M. Llorente February 9th, 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)...

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

OpenNebula on the List ...

SYS-CON's Cloud Computing Journal has just expanded its list of most active players in the fast-emerging Cloud Ecosystem. The list includes the most active cloud players, which are driving the most Enterprise-relevant innovation. Cloud computing is an opportunity for organizations to implement low cost, low power and high effic...

Ignacio M. Llorente January 1st, 2009
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