The OpenStack Open Source Cloud mission:
to produce the ubiquitous Open Source Cloud Computing platform that will meet the needs of public and private clouds regardless of size, by being simple to implement and massively scalable.
By default the VMware Server 2 file /etc/rc.d/init.d/vmware starts and stops all three vmware services (core, mgmt, autostart) so if you never want autostart to run you can comment out all the “service_vmware_autostart” lines !
is an easy on-ramp to virtualization. Its a a web-based service to guide users of any expertise level through the installation and configuration of VMware vSphere Hypervisor
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At yesterdays IP EXPO 2010 I actually heard the “same” definition of the Cloud used in two different presentations !
- Cloud = IAAS + PAAS + SAAS
however with a subtle change I think it could be defined even more easily as
- Cloud = SAAS3 = SAAS + SAAS + SAAS
- SAAS = Systems as a Service instead of Software as a Service
- SAAS = Stacks as a Service instead of Platforms as a Service
- SAAS = Servers as a Service instead of Infrastructure as a Service
Ubuntu 10.10 32 & 64 bit desktop and Ubuntu 10.10 32 & 64 bit server are now available for download from
or you could even try an Ubuntu 10.10 Server Amazon EC2 VM for free for 55 mins.
Canonical will pay for you to experience the ease of Ubuntu Server on Amazon EC2 for approximately 55 minutes. Canonical will take care of the registration, and setup and even give you some pre-configured applications to choose from (such as WordPress and MoinMoin). Canonical are that keen for you to see it for yourself.
Amazon AWS EC2 have a new book called Host Your Web Site On The Cloud by Jeff Barr and also provide info on using AWS SDK with PHP, a AWS PEAR channel and AWS on GitHub.
BlueMileCloud are now offering OpenVZ VMs & VMware VMs from ~$7/m and ~$20/m
Roller Coaster Tour [HD 7] from Bluemile Inc on Vimeo.
Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud is the world’s first integrated cloud machine—hardware and software engineered together to provide a “cloud in a box”. Exalogic is designed to revolutionize data center consolidation, enabling enterprises to bring together tens, hundreds, or even thousands of disparate, mission-critical, performance-sensitive workloads with maximum reliability, availability, and security.