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Last week the OpenNebula project gave a keynote about HPC Cloud Computing with OpenNebula at the High Performance Cloud Computing Day hosted by the SARA Supercomputing Center and the Big Grid project to officially inaugurate its new HPC Cloud infrastructure. It was really impressive to...
The recently announced beta release of OpenNebula 3.0 includes a new OpenNebula Zonescomponent that brings support for building multi-tier cloud architectures consisting of multiple OpenNebula instances (zones) and for defining Virtual Data Centers (VDCs) within each zone. In this arti...
The RESERVOIR project organized an OpenNebula training session in Brussels on January 27-28, 2011. The training was given by CETIC and the DSA-Research.org group at UCM, taking place in the IBM Meeting Room at Digitaleurope. It featured an extensive tutorial on how to install, configur...
C12G Labs, the company behind the OpenNebula open-source toolkit, has just announced a new partner program aimed at developing solid alliances with business partners that understand Cloud technology and its applications. C12G Labs provides their partners with a customizable, flexible c...
In July 2010 the StratusLab project conducted two surveys to collect requirements for the StratusLab cloud distribution and to understand the existing experience with virtualization/cloud technologies in Europe. Funded through the European Union Seventh Framework Programme (FP7), Strat...
OpenNebula is being used by many supercomputing and leading research centers to build private, public and hybrid clouds for hosting virtualized computational environments, such as batch farms and computing clusters, or for providing users with new "HPC as a service"resource provisionin...
Although OpenNebula 1.2 has been available in Ubuntu since Karmic, it hasn't been updated to newer versions. The OpenNebula project has just announced that OpenNebula 2.0.1 will be included in the upcoming release of Ubuntu 11.04 (Natty Narwhal)!. This news follows a recent announcemen...
C12G Labs has published four use cases describing how OpenNebula can be used to build private and hybrid clouds in different domains. On-demand Scaling of Computing Clusters about transforming a rigid physical computing cluster into a flexible and elastic private cloud to execute virt...
The StratusLab project has just released the first version of its cloud computing distribution, which aims to provide a full cloud solution for grid and cluster computing. Funded through the European Union Seventh Framework Programme (FP7), the two-year StratusLab project aims to inte...
The OpenNebula Project announced today a major new release of its OpenNebula Toolkit, a fully open source cloud computing tool for managing a data center's virtual infrastructure. The toolkit includes features for integration, management, scalability, security and accounting that many ...
After Yesterday's announcement of the OpenNebula Project about the new OpenNebula Addons, the open-source project has just announced that C12G has contributed to OpenNebula Addons the software extensions distributed in the Enterprise Edition of OpenNebula. These extensions were creat...
The OpenNebula Project has just announced that OpenNebula has been selected as cloud management tool for the EU's 4CaaSt project. OpenNebula will provide this new strategic European project with a powerful technoloy to build IaaS clouds supporting automatic scaling of resources to run...
The OpenNebula team has just announced the release the first beta version of what is to become OpenNebula 2.0 next September. OpenNebula 2.0 Beta 1 is targeted at testers and users that would like to peep at what’s coming to their clouds!. OpenNebula 2.0 beta includes a significant am...
C12G Labs will host the first edition of the OpenNebula Technology Days on the 20th and 21th of July. This first community event includes a tutorial on building clouds with OpenNebula and a technical workshop to present the new features and integration capabilities in the upcoming ver...
Researchers from a collaboration of six European organisations have attracted funding worth €2.3million to develop a new Internet-based software project called StratusLab. The two year project, headed up by Project Coordinator Dr Charles Loomis from CNRS, was launched in Paris on the 1...
OpenNebula has just released a Deltacloud adaptor to build Hybrid Clouds. A Hybrid Cloud is an extension of a Private Cloud to combine local resources with resources from one or several remote Cloud providers. The remote provider could be a commercial Cloud service or a partner private...
C12G has just contributed to the OpenNebula Ecosystem its OpenNebula Express installer under GPL open-source license.This installer eases the installation and deployment of OpenNebula clouds. In few minutes you will get a fully operational cloud from a cluster with a a clean install o...
The OpenNebula team has just announced the stable state for the new 1.4 series of the OpenNebula Toolkit. During these months the team has been working on new features that will be quite helpful to manage a Cloud infrastructure. Downloads are available as source code under Apache licen...
The HPCcloud discussion group has been created in order to address the growing interest in High Performance Computing and Grid Computing in the Cloud. The purpose of this group is to present experiences and scenarios by individuals, organizations and projects to illustrate how Cloud co...
The OpenNebula virtual infrastructure engine provides efficient, dynamic and scalable management of groups of interconnected VMs within datacenters involving a large amount of virtual and physical servers. OpenNebula supports Xen and KVM platforms and can interface with remote cloud si...