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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...

Posted by: Andy Knosp | December 18, 2013

At its core, an AWS hybrid cloud is about enabling flexible, reliable and cost-effective IT infrastructure. Many organizations are now evaluating how they can mesh private and public resources into a setup that offers superior agility for development and testing, without raising (even lowering) total cost of ownership.

Overall, application workloads are becoming more complex and central to business operations, creating the need for solutions that can handle common use cases such as...

Posted by: Kushal Das | December 17, 2013

We have another great release, already 10 years over. I still remember
the day I read about Fedora for the first time, I was still running
RHL7.3, never upgraded from there. Had some mixed reaction about the
announcement but after trying out Fedora Core 1, it was all fun.

Over the next few years, myself became part of the amazing community.
People were from every part of the world, made some great friends and,
we go along very well still now. Releases...

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