Code-named “Fox Fur”, the twenty-third release of OpenNebula is available
today with complete support to build clouds on existing VMware environments.
OpenNebula 4.10 seamlessly integrates vCenter virtualized infrastructures
leveraging the advanced features such as vMotion, HA or DRS scheduling
provided by the VMware vSphere product family. On top of it, OpenNebula
exposes a multi-tenant, cloud-like provisioning layer, including features
such as virtual data centers, data center federation or hybrid cloud
computing to connect in-house vCenter infrastructures with Amazon EC2, IBM
SoftLayer and Microsoft Azure public clouds.
“Fox Fur” brings additional enhancements across every other OpenNebula
component: improved authentication with login token functionality, enhanced
networking system to allow a flexible management of IP leases, improvements
in Sunstone for the hy... (more)
Continuing its strong commitment to open-source and to the OpenNebula
community, C12G has just announced that every OpenNebula Maintenance Release
and Service Pack will be made publicly available at the community site. From
release 3.8, the OpenNebula community will enjoy the benefits of the
OpenNebulaPro distribution including the C12G’s Quality Assurance
This change in the Release and Q&A Strategy of OpenNebula will bring many
benefits to all stakeholders:
Community users will now have access to a more frequently updated, certified
enterprise-ready software distrib... (more)
A BoF ("birds of a feather") session on Cloud Computing API was organized at
Open Grid Forum 25 in Catania (Italy). The session focused on the charter and
the creation of a Group inside OGF to work on the development of an API
specification for the dynamic deployment, using an appropriate descriptor
language, control and monitor of virtual machines. The scope of the
specification will be all the high level functionality required for the
life-cycle management of virtual machines which is needed to support
automated service elasticity. The new specification will facilitate the
OpenNebula Session at Cloud Expo
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 license as previous
versions but they have also created binary packages for RedHat/CentOS,
Ubuntu, openSUSE and Fedora.
Highlights of OpenNebula 1.4 are:
EC2 Query API interface for building OpenNebula-based clouds OGF OCCI
interface for building OpenNebula-based clouds ... (more)
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 14th of June 2010. It
aims to enhance distributed computing infrastructures, such as the European
Grid Infrastructure (EGI), that allow research and higher education
institutes from around the world to pool computing resources.
Funded through the European Union Seventh Framework Programme (FP7), the t... (more)