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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 integrated racks of purpose-built data center solutions, and an original Open Compute solutions provider. During this event, attendees will have the chance to participate in the manufacturing plant tour of the Facebook OCP Racks. "We are happy to host the first Cloud TechDay in USA in our hea... (more)

Simplicity Is What Differentiates the New OpenNebula 4.6

Code-named “Carina”, the twenty-first release of OpenNebula is available today with a new innovative provisioning model based on virtual Data Centers that offers a simple but comprehensive framework for resource allocation to different groups of users in federated data centers and hybrid cloud deployments. Carina brings the ability to easily federate multiple OpenNebula clouds for high availability, scalability, isolation or multiple-site support, and the seamless sharing of golden images across these zones through a new revamped AppMarket. Users can also browse and provision ser... (more)

CloudCatalyst Launches Its New Online Platform

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)

Eucalyptus, CloudStack, OpenStack & OpenNebula: A Tale of Two Cloud Models

Over the last five years, since the release of the first open-source version of OpenNebula in March 2008, we have been involved in many presentations, discussions and meetings where people wanted to know how OpenNebula compares with the rest of open-source Cloud Management Platforms (CMPs), mostly with Eucalyptus and OpenStack. The most common understanding is that all CMPs are competing in the same market, trying to fill the same gap. Consequently, people jump to the wrong conclusion that after years of a fierce competition, there will only be one winner, a single open-source CM... (more)

OpenNebula Collaborates with IBM SoftLayer in Hybrid Cloud Computing

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 administrators. The latest version of OpenNebula, Carina, offers a simple but comprehensive framework that enables resource allocation to different groups ... (more)