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
As a result of the collaboration between OpenNebula and Microsoft, a new set
of plug-ins to support Microsoft Azure has been included in OpenNebula. This
partnership has been announced today by Microsoft Open Technologies at the
O’Reilly Open Source Convention (OSCON).
"With this set of plug-ins, IT pros and system integrations can use
OpenNebula’s rich set of infrastructure management tools to manage cloud
deployments across Microsoft’s private, public and hosted cloud platforms."
The Beta version of OpenNebula 4.8 bringing the new drivers was released
today and is available fo... (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)
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)