Top Stories by Ignacio M. Llorente
OpenNebula has just announced the beta release of its version 4.8, code named
Lemon Slice, which brings significant improvements in different aspects.
Sticking with its vision of bringing simplicity to cloud management, this
release comes with improvements in the recently added Cloud View portal,
designed for end users. One significant advantage of the new portal is the
ability to control flows, groups of interconnected Virtual Machines that
conform a service. Based on this Cloud View, a Virtual Datacenter
administrators view has been included (VDCAdmin View), which enables VDC
admins to easily manage the VDC users and resources.
An important highlight in this release is a bast improvement to the hybrid
model. Support for two new public cloud providers have been added, widening
the range of possibilities to offload VMs in case the local infrastructure is
The OpenNebula Project has announced upcoming TechDay events in Boca Raton,
Florida, on June 19th and in Fremont, California, on June 24th. These
TechDays are free, full-day events for CIOs, CTOs, VPs of technology, IT
directors, cloud architects, sys-admins and devops, featuring a hands-on
workshop, as well as presentations from community members and power users.
The event in Boca Raton will be hosted by TransUnion|TLOxp, global leader in
information and risk management. The event in Fremont will be hosted by Hyve
Solutions, a leader in providing large scale deployments of fully ... (more)
The OpenNebula project has just announced the availability of OpenNebula 4.6
Beta (Carina). This release brings many new features and stabilizes features
that were introduced in previous versions.
OpenNebula 4.6 introduces important improvements in several areas.
The provisioning model has been greatly simplify by supplementing user
groups with resource providers. This extended model, the Virtual Data Center,
offers an integrated and comprehensive framework for resource allocation and
Another important new feature has taken place in the OpenNebula core. It has
The IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing Journal is publishing a paper
entitled “A Scientometric Analysis of Cloud Computing Literature” by
Leonard Heilig and Stefan Voß (University of Hamburg) that presents an
analysis of publication patterns, research impact and research productivity
in the field of Cloud Computing. Two interesting results are the top cited
publications and top cited authors in Cloud Computing.
The results on the top publications in cloud computing show that the
following paper is the top cited publication.
“Armbrust M., Fox A., Grifﬁth R., Joseph A.D., Katz R.,... (more)
Following a successful launch in October 2013, the CloudCatalyst consortium
is proud to announce the launch of its new website (www.cloudcatalyst.eu).
The website has been completely revamped and now contains direct links to the
events the consortium takes part in, major news and the different services
being developed within the project, such as the "Go-to-the Cloud Service" and
the "Cloud Accelerator Toolbox".
The aim of the CloudCatalyst project is to provide useful tools to foster the
adoption of cloud computing within Europe and to better position the European
Cloud Computin... (more)