Eucalyptus 3.4: What to look out for?

Posted on March 5, 2014 by Sangram Rath | Comments(0)

There is no second thought to the fact that when it comes to developing apps for AWS, Eucalyptus is the most preferred private cloud platform. And with the new release of Eucalyptus (3.4) there are more enhancements available now for cloud administrators.   Manage AWS from Eucalyptus Dashboard Improved S3 API support ensures no modification is required for working with Eucalyptus Walrus. SDK set has also been expanded now for increased AWS compatibility. No need for kernal and ramdisk images Create images from running instances Convert VMware and AWS images to Eucalyptus images Validate uploaded images before publishing Maintenance mode & Warm Upgrades for zero downtime maintenance tasks on your Eucalyptus cloud Get increased high availability through improved error detection, control of primary service assignments and manual failover    

Private AWS Cloud-in-a-box in 30 minutes

Posted on December 20, 2013 by Sangram Rath | Comments(0)

Last week at Dell World 2013 in Austin, which is Dell’s annual user conference, Eucalyptus showcased the data center version of AWS Cloud-in-a-box. Dell + Eucalyptus = 30 minutes for setting up and running an AWS compatible development platform. Isn’t that awesome !!   Source: esg-global

Eucalyptus & Dell partner to provide Cloud-in-a-box solutions

Posted on December 17, 2013 by Sangram Rath | Comments(0)

Eucalyptus cloud software is now available as part of the Dell Technology Partner Program on their server, storage and networking equipment as a “Cloud-in-a-box” solution. A Dell specific architecture developed by Eucalyptus forms the foundation for cloud deployments on Dell hardware.   Through this partnership companies can build a private or hybrid cloud that is AWS Compatible, easy to manage and  flexible; provides better performance, agility and control; rapidly and at an affordable cost.   More details  

EUCALYPTUS – Your own Private AWS Cloud

Posted on December 12, 2013 by Sangram Rath | Comments(1)

If you need a Private Cloud solution that’s AWS Compatible, gives you the needed control & security and at the same time provides infinite scalability, faster time to market & workload portability for your applications, then EUCALYPTUS is the answer. Eucalyptus an acronym for “Elastic Utility Computing Architecture for Linking Your Programs to Useful Systems”, is an open source cloud platform that lets you create a private cloud to provide Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) using commodity hardware and which is most importantly AWS compatible. The core components of Eucalyptus namely the Cloud Controller, Walrus, Cluster Controller, Storage Controller & Node Controller follow a distributed architecture to convert your existing virtualized infrastructure into a highly scalable, efficient, and secure pool of resources. An optional component called the VMware Broker let’s you use VMware for your cloud environment too. And what you get from all this is a set of services in the areas of Compute, Storage & Networking with Security, higher Automation & easy Management; all of which are AWS compatible. Even the terminologies used are similar to AWS. Some important services are: Instances Object Storage Elastic Block Storage Elastic IPs And now some of the key features of Eucalyptus: Supports hypervisors like

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