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Posted by: Garrett Holmstrom | December 9, 2013

The FAT32 filesystem is the closest thing we have to a universal standard for passing data around, but with the capacity of modern USB flash drives its 4 GB file size limitation has become problematic. exFAT is a popular contender for dealing with that, but the patent issues that surround it make true portability a pipe dream at best.

Enter UDF. As the filesystem of choice for DVDs and Blu-Ray disks, UDF support is ubiquitous. Appropriately-formatted disks are readable by operating...

Posted by: Kushal Das | December 8, 2013

The idea of this blog post comes from a book tile, The year without
pants, you should read that.

Last Monday, I joined Eucalyptus Inc. , a
company located in Santa Barbara in USA with employees in different
parts of the world. Yes, this is my first full time remote job and this
post is about the experience of the first 5 days.

On day one I started with fixing my new work vm (as I am yet to get a
new laptop) and setting up different work related...

Posted by: Harold Spencer, Jr. | November 30, 2013

Ubuntu provides versatile cloud images that can be utilized on various cloud deployment infrastructures.  Eucalyptus’s euca2ools eustore tool makes it easier for cloud administrator’s to bundle, upload and register images on Eucalyptus clouds.  Using eustore-install-image with Ubuntu Cloud images provides the best of both worlds – solid cloud images that can be easily deployed to any Eucalyptus cloud environment.

Set Up Euca2ools Configuration File

Setting up a euca2ools configuration...

Posted by: Marten Mickos | November 24, 2013

Eucalyptus is an open source private cloud software platform that delivers AWS-compatibility, agility and affordability. We empower innovators, allowing you to develop and deploy software on your own servers as you do it on public clouds. We believe in a hybrid future, and therefore we enable application workload mobility between Amazon Web Services (AWS) and your own compute environment.

We have chosen a sharp and specific strategy in the world of infrastructure software. The...

Posted by: Neil Soman | November 20, 2013

As many of us know, Eucalyptus includes a component called Walrus that implements a significant subset of the S3 API.

However, one of the issues with object storage support in Eucalyptus has been that it did not scale past a single server. DRBD support in the high availability version of Walrus allowed data to be replicated, however, it still suffered from the same drawback, i.e., the inability to scale out.

In this tech preview that is based off of the Eucalyptus 3.4.0 code base,...

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