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Building Your Open Source Private Cloud in Five Steps

C12G releases OpenNebula Express under GPL

C12G has just contributed to the OpenNebula Ecosystem its OpenNebula Express installer under GPL open-source license.This installer eases the installation and deployment of OpenNebula clouds. In few minutes you will get a fully operational cloud from a cluster with a a clean install of the operating system. This is the fastest track to cloud computing, enabling any organization to have an enterprise-grade cloud in four steps.

OpenNebula is the most advanced solution for Cloud Computing. It can be adapted into any existing datacenter to build a private, public or hybrid cloud. Due to this flexibility, OpenNebula can be configured in many different ways, and at times, for new users, it might be challenging to read through the documentation to decide about the structure of their deployment. The aim of this innovative component is to provide a simple installer to deploy OpenNebula quickly and effortlessly.

The installer is capable of deploying the following setups:

  • Ubuntu 10.04 - KVM - NFS
  • Ubuntu 10.04 - KVM - SSH
  • CentOS 5.4 - Xen - NFS
  • CentOS 5.4 - Xen - SSH

Please visit C12G site for more details.

More Stories By Ignacio M. Llorente

Dr. Llorente is Director of the OpenNebula Project and CEO & co-founder at C12G Labs. He is an entrepreneur and researcher in the field of cloud and distributed computing, having managed several international projects and initiatives on Cloud Computing, and authored many articles in the leading journals and proceedings books. Dr. Llorente is one of the pioneers and world's leading authorities on Cloud Computing. He has held several appointments as independent expert and consultant for the European Commission and several companies and national governments. He has given many keynotes and invited talks in the main international events in cloud computing, has served on several Groups of Experts on Cloud Computing convened by international organizations, such as the European Commission and the World Economic Forum, and has contributed to several Cloud Computing panels and roadmaps. He founded and co-chaired the Open Grid Forum Working Group on Open Cloud Computing Interface, and has participated in the main European projects in Cloud Computing. Llorente holds a Ph.D in Computer Science (UCM) and an Executive MBA (IE Business School), and is a Full Professor (Catedratico) and the Head of the Distributed Systems Architecture Group at UCM.

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