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Posted by: Colby Dyess | June 27, 2014

The Internet of Things is undoubtedly one of the defining IT trends of the day. Projections about the IoT's potential size and influence are staggering:

Cisco estimated that 50 billion IP-enabled devices could be connected to the IoT by 2020. McKinsey predicted that IoT business could net more than $6 trillion in revenue by 2025. By the end of the decade, the IoT could be orders of magnitude larger than all mobile devices and PCs currently in use.

Still, what is the IoT, exactly,...

Posted by: Colby Dyess | June 26, 2014

Many companies are choosing to mix and match on-premises systems with public cloud ecosystems such as Amazon Web Services. There's much to be gained, in terms of dev/test efficiency as well as control over IT costs, from setting up a hybrid cloud enabled by flexible open source software. However, there are risks, too, especially in regard to security, coordination of different IT silos and overall implementation.

Hybrid cloud poised to be the largest segment of cloud computing market...
Posted by: Imran Hossain Shaon | June 25, 2014

This post demonstrates Hadoop deployment on Eucalyptus using Apache Ambari on Horton Data Platform stack. Bits and pieces:

Eucalyptus 4.0.0 Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) stack Apache Ambari 4 instance-store/EBS-backed instances 2 vcpus, 1024MB memory, 20GB disk space CentOS 6.5 base image

For this is demo we tried to use very minimum resources. Our Eucalyptus deployment topology looks like below, 1x (Cloud Controller + Walrus + Storage Controller + Cluster Controller) 1x (Node...

Posted by: Imran Hossain Shaon | June 25, 2014

This post demonstrates Hadoop deployment on Eucalyptus using Apache Ambari on Horton Data Platform stack. Bits and pieces:

Eucalyptus 4.0.0 Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) stack Apache Ambari 4 instance-store/EBS-backed instances 2 vcpus, 1024MB memory, 20GB disk space CentOS 6.5 base image

For this is demo we tried to use very minimum resources. Our Eucalyptus deployment topology looks like below, 1x (Cloud Controller + Walrus + Storage Controller + Cluster Controller) 1x (Node...

Posted by: Tim Zeller | June 23, 2014

As June comes to a close, let's round up some of the past week's top Eucalyptus and cloud news. There has been recent, widespread debate about the direction of open source cloud solutions, around whether they are now viable alternatives to proprietary software and if they are moving toward market consolidation and domination by a handful of vendors.

Many organizations are seeking to shift away from the cost and potential lock-in of VMware, but is open source there to pick up the...

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