[one-users] OpenNebula demo at Cloud Connect

Ignacio Martin Llorente llorente at dacya.ucm.es
Wed Mar 17 23:40:25 PDT 2010

Dear Keith,

We look forward to the chef recipes. You may contribute them as a component in the ecosystem (http://www.opennebula.org/software:ecosystem). 


Ignacio M. Llorente, Full Professor (Catedratico): http://dsa-research.org/llorente
DSA Research Group:  web http://dsa-research.org and blog http://blog.dsa-research.org
OpenNebula Open Source Toolkit for Cloud Computing: http://www.OpenNebula.org
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On 18/03/2010, at 01:01, Keith Hudgins wrote:

> Hey guys, I was asked to put some info about the ONE demo I did today
> at the Cloud Connect conference in Silicon Valley. So here goes:
> I've been working on learning the details and implementations of ONE
> for the last few weeks. I've got access to some older servers that
> don't have PV support, so I had to find a good Xen platform that I
> could easily install and deploy. I settled on CentOS 5.4 using the
> Gitco repo for Xen 3.4.2 and kernel. I was using an Ubuntu 9.04 VM for
> the ONE controller, as it had access to a big NAS that I could use for
> my image store via NFS.
> So I've build a set of xen/ONE recipes for Chef (http://opscode.com)
> configuration management so I can install and deploy all of the moving
> parts in short order and manage the main hosts under Chef. I put
> together a little slideshow (which I'll have up on my blog soon) and
> didn't really use it since I had about 20 minutes to deploy a cloud in
> front of a group of about 100 people,  among whom are some of the
> biggest thought leaders in the cloud industry. It worked! From two
> CentOS 5.4 base boxes and the Ubuntu controller VM, we installed Xen,
> ONE, and got the nfs share and user created to deploy a VM with a nice
> Happy St. Patrick's Day message for the audience, including live
> migration between the VM hosts.
> I've been doing all of this for my employer, Cloudscaling, and we'll
> be releasing the chef recipes soon, when I've had some time to clean
> them up and make them generic enough for public use.
> I'm getting good response on Twitter about the demo, so I feel it's
> been fairly successful. I'll keep everyone posted on the news of the
> cookbooks.
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