Monthly Archives: March 2011

Xen 4.1 Released

Xen 4.1 released and contains:
  • automated regression tests
  • credit2 scheduler
  • new Memory Access API
  • revised XL tool stack

revised XL tool stackcredit2 scheduler new Memory Access API automated regression tests

rPath X6

rPath X6 automatically constructs images that are ready to run in any physical, virtual or cloud environment (see list of supported targets). This accelerates provisioning and allows workloads to be easily retargeted between physical, virtual and cloud environments.

rPath X6 Physical Targets
  • x86 and x86_64 Physical Hardware
rPath X6 Virtual Targets
  • VMware ESX/ESXi, vSphere, vCloud
  • Citrix XenServer
  • Microsoft Hyper-V
  • KVM
  • Virtual Iron
  • Cloud Targets
  • Amazon EC2
  • Eucalyptus
  • OpenStack
  • Rackspace
  • GoGrid
  • BlueLock
  • Globus

Hewlett-Packard Cloud Computing Launch

Hewlett-Packard is getting into the cloud-computing business and taking on competitors Amazon and Google.

The technology giant has announced plans for a portfolio of cloud computing capabilities from infrastructure to platform services. As part of that push, HP plans to deliver an “open cloud marketplace” in which developers can create applications for consumers and businesses.

Cloudera Apache Hadoop

Cloudera’s Distribution for Apache Hadoop (CDH) sets a new standard for Hadoop-based data management platforms. It is the most comprehensive platform available today and significantly accelerates deployment of Apache Hadoop in your organization

BoxGrinder Build 0.9.0 is out!

BoxGrinder joins and software appliance virtual machine builders and supports many virtualization and Cloud platforms like EC2, Xen, KVM, VMware.
BoxGrinder can create appliances based on Fedora, Red Hat Enterprise Linux or CentOS from simple plain text Appliance Definition files.