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 det...

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 in 5 steps with Ubuntu a...

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 infra...

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 differe...

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
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 heterogeneous, there is a recurrent question among the ...

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

The Emerging Ecosystem ...

MIT Technology Review has just published an interesting article entitled "Openning the Cloud" about open-source technological components to build a cloud-like infrastructure. The article focuses on the IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service) paradigm, describing the components required to develop a solution to provide virtualized resources as a service. The article briefly describes the follo...

Ignacio M. Llorente November 9th, 2008
Blog, Project

The OpenNebula Engine f...

Virtualization has opened up avenues for new resource management techniques within the data center. Probably, the most important characteristic is its ability to dynamically shape a given hardware infrastructure to support different services with varying workloads. Therefore, effectively decoupling the management of the service (for example a web server or a co...

Ignacio M. Llorente August 5th, 2008
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