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Building a Cloud in San Diego

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build-a-cloud-dayIf you’re attending LISA, or just happen to be in San Diego, come join us next Friday (December 14) for a Build A Cloud Day (BACD).

From 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., we’ll be running several sessions on cloud computing that will be worthwhile for anybody thinking about building out their own cloud. Sessions include:

  • Xen Cloud Platform (yours truly)
  • Delivering IaaS with CloudStack (David Nalley, Apache CloudStack)
  • Automatic Configuration of Your Cloud with Puppet (Kelsey Hightower, Puppet Labs)
  • Proper Instrumentation and Monitoring of CloudStack (Floyd Strimling, Zenoss)
  • Scaling Storage with Ceph (Ross Turk, Inktank)
  • Paving the Way to IT-as-a-Service (Rajesh Ramchandani, CumuLogic)
  • Case Study: Continuous Delivery of a Cloud-Based Service (Pete Erickson, MindTouch)

The events are free, low-key, and there’s a lot of opportunity to ask questions during sessions and afterwards. If you’re still checking out cloud computing, getting ready to do a proof-of-concept, or interested in lessons learned along the way, you should show up.

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XCP support coming to CloudStack in the next release

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XCP has, in a very short time, become one of the preferred hypervisors in the CloudStack community, and for good reason. XCP has a number of features that eclipse even some of the paid editions of XenServer, and all with no annual need to reacquire even the free license code.

The XCP project recently announced the release of version 1.1, which has continued to generate a lot of interest and questions about when CloudStack will support it.  To keep pace with the rapid development cycle of XCP, CloudStack recently merged in code to support XCP 1.1 and that should appear in the next release of CloudStack. Of course, if you want to play with it today, you can always build from source.

The potential for XCP (and the sister Project Kronos which releases XAPI, or the Xen API, as a package that can be included in Linux Distributions) is exciting, and I hope to see XCP and Project Kronos drive a lot of the innovation around Xen and open source virtualization in the coming months. 

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Citrix supports the open source community via developer support and evangeslism. We have a number of developers and evangelists that participate actively in the open source community in Apache Cloudstack, OpenDaylight, Xen Project and XenServer. We also conduct educational activities via the Build A Cloud events held all over the world.