SUSE Cloud 1.0 released
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Conference on Cloud Computing Cloud Open in San Diego is the American-German Linux distributor before the first stable version of its Enterprise Cloud Management Suite.
Since the beginning of the year was Suses cloud product is available as preview in SUSE Studio (a preliminary test can be found in the Linux Magazine 01/12 ), today is the Linux distributor’s first stable version of the software suite Suse Cloud imagine that private clouds for enterprises to manage. They have in recent months strenuously worked to make the software “enterprise-ready”, stated Michael Jores, Regional Director Central Europe with SUSE, the Linux Magazine. These include the improvement and enhancement of automated deployments, as well as quality assurance and hardening of the software.
Crowbar Crowbar deployed nodes
The suite combines OpenStack, SUSE Manager and integrates the SUSE Studio. Given in recent months came originally developed by Dell software for automatic deployment of Linux systems crowbar with which can easily add another hypervisor nodes using a network boot to own infrastructure.
Essex and Folsom
Suse also relies on OpenStack and is a platinum sponsor of the Foundation. Suse 1.0 builds on the cloud OpenStack “Essex”, from the next issue, “Folsom” you will also contribute actively contribute to the cloud project. While current software presented “only” KVM and Xen support, the Version 2.0 (the then “Folsom” is based) “hypervisor-transparent” and also manage VMware servers, announces Jores. Then there will also be possible to include in addition to the private cloud and external machines from public Clouds, for example, Amazon’s EC2 cloud.
Manage nodes with the Suse Cloud.
Suse obviously sees great potential in OpenStack, Jores refers to the many participants in the project, including many large enterprises that are, is for him a “broad base, has the stuff to repeat in the infrastructure for the cloud computing, what Linux has achieved in the operating system market. ” The OpenStack Foundation, he said, can play a role similar to the Linux Foundation for the free OS.