VMware Cloud on AWS: New Course about How to Deploy and Manage

Categories: AWS, Cloud, Training, Virtualisation, VMware

Found this new VMware training course about How to Deploy and Manage VMware Cloud on AWS. VMware Cloud on AWS: Deploy and Manage Overview: This three-day course teaches you skills for deploying and managing a VMware Cloud™ on AWS infrastructure. Through a mix of 85% lecture and 15% hands-on labs, you deploy and manage the […]

Free ebook – Cloud Management For Dummies

Categories: Books, Cloud, Virtualisation, VMware

Content of the ebook: Companies in all industries are responding to new opportunities to leverage big data and mobility to improve service and increase productivity. For IT teams, the switch to digitally driven business has big implications. Download this book to learn how to meet these cloud-driven challenges, including: Lifecycle management from deployment to maintenance […]

HTML5 Client for SSH, VNC and RDP

Categories: Cloud, Guacamole, Tools

If you run machines in a cloud or in a restriced environment where direct ssh is a security risk it could be a good way forward to use a HTML5 based solution. Guacamole is such an solution. It is a clientless remote access system. It is just required to install Tomcat to run the web […]

VMware vSphere 5.1 announced

Categories: Cloud, VMware

Yesterday VMware has announced the new VMware vSphere 5.1 with multiple cool new features. Feature list from the Whats New VMware 51 Platform Technical Whitepaper.pdf VMware vSphere 5.1 introduces many new features and enhancements that further extend the core capabilities of the vSphere platform. The core platform enhancements in vSphere 5.1 include the following: • […]

Proxmox VE 1.6 released

Categories: Proxmox, Virtualisation

A new version of the open source virtualization software Proxmox VE was released! Change log: * New 2.6.32 kernel including OpenVZ support, based on latest Debian Squeeze Kernel * Removed KSM (OpenVZ does not support KSM) * DRBD tools: update to drbd 8.3.7 * New KVM user-space tools (0.12.5) * New OpenVZ user-space tools (vzctl […]

Trying Ubuntu Eucalyptus Cloud

Categories: Cloud, Eucalyptus, Ubuntu

trying Ubuntu Eucalyptus Cloud on a Virtual Machine (Cloud Controller, Walrus, Storage Controller) and a SUN Blade (Node Controller) * Setup done * register Node on Cloud Controller * download a Virtual Machine image * try to start the Virtual Machine –> no success got always the message “pending” * got some strange Error messages […]

Setup a Ubuntu Eucalyptus Cloud

Categories: Cloud, Eucalyptus, Ubuntu

I’m going to setup a Eucalyptus cloud on my HP ML115 G5. I have installed a additional 160GB S-ATA harddisk. Plan/Idea: * install Ubuntu 9.10 with Eucalyptus Node Controller on ML115 * install Ubuntu 9.10 in a Virtual Machine on my laptop or MacMini including Eucalyptus (Cloud Controller, Walrus etc) * download an install 1 […]