Apache CloudStack is a new project in Incubation. CloudStack helps an admin or devops engineer build an IaaS cloud. This talk provides a technical description of the CloudStack feature set, deployment options, and integration points with the datacenter. The project's status and possible future directions will be discussed as well.
Apache CloudStack is a new project in Incubation. CloudStack helps an admin or devops engineer build an Infrastructure as a Service cloud. This talk will cover the following topics:
Motivation - what is the future of the datacenter? - why do IaaS clouds matter?
CloudStack as an open source project
- brief history of the project.
- current status - how to engage and areas to contribute
CloudStack feature set - hypervisor support - networking - storage, snapshots - user interface - Amazon EC2 compatibility
CloudStack deployment architecture - analyzing workloads - using the workload to guide the architecture - commodity versus enterprise class hardware - scalability and availability
CloudStack software - basic software design - technology touchpoints - future directions