Posted by: Imran Hossain Shaon | April 25, 2012

  Network Time Protocol (NTP) It’s a protocol used to synchronize Linux system’s clock with an accurate time source. This little yet powerful tool is very important for every big network. And I have few bad experiences with this NTP. … Continue reading →

Posted by: Greg DeKoenigsberg | April 23, 2012

On Wednesday April 25th, Eucalyptus will be hosting our first EucaDay. It’s a friendly little gathering of customers, partners, and community, and it’s free to attend. If you’re in the New York City area, you can register right now.

Of course, not everyone will be able to make it to New York City for this event. That’s ok, too — you can still attend and participate. For the sessions led by Marten Mickos (head honcho), Tim Cramer (lovable despot of engineering) and myself (community...

Posted by: Daved Federlein | April 19, 2012

In my last post I detailed using screen as a teaching tool.  In this post I will go over using IRC to augment the demonstration with lecture/Q-and-A sessions and using a bot to record your sessions.  This post will deal specifically with setting up your own IRC service.

Since this is in parallel with EucaSchool, I should say that we don't use our own IRC server for EucaSchool.  We use  You can join us in our channels there: #eucalyptus for general support on Eucalyptus or...
Posted by: Andrew Hamilton | April 15, 2012

Chef is a tool used for configuration management of bare metal and virtual systems. Chef has a client/server model as well as a standalone tool that is very similar to the tools from Puppet Labs. (Want to automate a puppet agent installation? Check out my earlier blog post

When using the cloud and launching multiple instances with the same job, configuration management is a huge time saver. Configuration management systems will allow you to build the configuration once and use it to...

Posted by: Rich Wolski | April 13, 2012

In March, we announced an agreement to collaborate with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to ensure API compatibility between AWS and the Eucalyptus open source on-premise Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) platform. Beyond the details of the news, I'd like to shed some light on how I think this agreement helps customers focus on the larger discussion of the policies and business logic that govern application workloads.

For some time now, Eucalyptus users have implemented application...


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