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Posted by: Kyo Lee | January 9, 2014

This is a short story on how a UI developer at Eucalyptus was able to use Eucalyptus to save his time on development of Eucalyptus.

The agenda of the day is to set up Travis CI for the latest Eucalyptus user console, Koala. Quoted from Wikipedia, “Travis CI is a hosted, distributed continuous integration service used to build and test projects hosted at GitHub.” In other words, we want to set up an automated service hook on Koala’s GitHub repository so that whenever developers...

Posted by: Imran Hossain Shaon | January 1, 2014

Eucalyptus 4.0 is the next major release of Eucalyptus. One of the exciting features of this release is Object Storage Gateways (OSG). It uses Riak CS as scalable storage backend. It also works with Walrus as storage backend. Object Storage Gateway first came out as tech preview in 3.4 release. To use Riak CS with OSG it is required to have an existing Riak CS setup.

In this post we will setup a minimal Riak CS setup to work with Eucalyptus OSG. For this demo I am using a Eucalyptus 4...

Posted by: Imran Hossain Shaon | January 1, 2014

Eucalyptus 4.0 is the next major release of Eucalyptus. One of the exciting features of this release is Object Storage Gateways (OSG). It uses Riak CS as scalable storage backend. It also works with Walrus as storage backend. Object Storage Gateway first came out as tech preview in 3.4 release. To use Riak CS with OSG it is required to have an existing Riak CS setup.

In this post we will setup a minimal Riak CS setup to work with Eucalyptus OSG. For this demo I am using a Eucalyptus 4...

Posted by: Kushal Das | December 25, 2013
What is s3cmd?

s3cmd is the command line tool to access files in the Amazon S3 object
storage. It is written in Python.

What is Walrus?

Walrus is the object storage of Eucalyptus.

Few more terms

Objects
: All files which are stored in the object storage are known as
objects.

Key
: The filename of an object is known as key.

Bucket
: It is the name of the place where people store the files, it behaves
like directory...

Posted by: Kushal Das | December 24, 2013

Yesterday we had a session on Eucalyptus in my house. Total 7 people attended
the session including me. We started with an all-in-one cloud installation on
the Inter NUC(s). After the cloud is up and running, I installed Fedora 20 cloud
image on it.

During the installation we had some nice discussions around different technology
choices and features of Eucalyptus. Few people also noted the key differences
and similarities between OpenStack and Eucalyptus...

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