Top Stories by Ignacio M. Llorente
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 Computing market. "The tools that we are developing will help companies
adopt and deploy cloud solutions, whatever their different needs and
requirements are. We will indeed cover all main issues and give a clear
overview on a number of topics such as current cloud trends, critical success
factors t... (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 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)
This post is a reprint of a post at OpenNebula.org
We've crafted this post to answer a recurring question we've been hearing
lately, specially from organizations planning to build their own private
How do you compare OpenNebula with OpenStack?...
This is indeed a complex question. There is no single answer because
open-source projects and technologies present several dimensions. But we are
far from afraid to answer it: the short, tl;dr version would be that they
represent two different open-source models. While OpenNebula is an
open-source effort focused on user needs, Op... (more)
OpenNebula features unique functionality for virtualization of the
datacenter. Among them, it is worth highlighting its support to build cloud
bursting architectures where private cloud resources can be easily
supplemented with resources from a remote public cloud to meet fluctuating
demands. The reason behind this uniqueness is the transparency to use and
maintain the cloud bursting functionality for both end users and cloud
The latest version of OpenNebula, Carina, offers a simple but comprehensive
framework that enables resource allocation to different groups ... (more)