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Posted by: Greg DeKoenigsberg | February 26, 2014

We get lots of people who want to use Eucalyptus as a way to learn about how cloud computing works at a code level. Which is great: Freedom to Learn is one of the fundamental Free Software guarantees.

So what’s my advice to users who want to learn about Eucalyptus? It’s pretty simple.

1. Get a tiny Euca cloud running. The perfect tool for this is eucadev.  If you’ve got a laptop that supports Vagrant, you’ve got a Euca cloud. It’s a small cloud, to be sure, but it’s got all of ...

Posted by: Greg DeKoenigsberg | February 26, 2014

We get lots of people who want to use Eucalyptus as a way to learn about how cloud computing works at a code level. Which is great: Freedom to Learn is one of the fundamental Free Software guarantees.

So what’s my advice to users who want to learn about Eucalyptus? It’s pretty simple.

1. Get a tiny Euca cloud running. The perfect tool for this is eucadev.  If you’ve got a laptop that supports Vagrant, you’ve got a Euca cloud. It’s a small cloud, to be sure, but it’s got all of ...

Posted by: Kushal Das | February 21, 2014

Many students already asked me this. They all want to do project work or
just want to see what is cloud but not sure how that helps. So this post
is for those students who are still wondering if they should install a
private cloud or not.

You want to learn about Cloud

Cloud is still new in the market. You want to have a look or just want
to learn the basics. Having a private open source cloud will fit in your
budget as you don’t have to use a credit card...

Posted by: Colby Dyess | February 20, 2014

What's the current state of the private cloud? More organizations have been investing in on-premises solutions secured by the corporate firewall, but in some cases these deployments are not much more than glorified virtualization projects.

Accordingly, there has been some confusion about actual uptake of private infrastructure. While some analysts have pointed to increased adoption of private clouds, others have taken a longer view and noted lowering security concerns about the...

Posted by: Tim Zeller | February 19, 2014

What's the way forward for enterprise cloud deployments? It's apparent that many organizations have invested in a private cloud to process workloads such as testing and development, as well as scalable business applications, but going forward it's likely that a sizable chunk of this population will venture into the hybrid cloud waters. By blending the best bits of private and public cloud technology, hybrid infrastructure enables companies to operate securely at great scale and low cost....

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