[NBLUG/talk] ++Nova, --Eucalyptus -- Eucalyptus considered harmful.

Scott Doty scott at corp.sonic.net
Tue Jul 20 13:17:05 PDT 2010



Eucalyptus isn't open source.



On 07/20/2010 12:50 PM, Scott Doty wrote:
> Thanks to Kyle for planting "Eucalyptus seeds" in various venues... :)
> Saw this, wanted to share...
> http://answers.oreilly.com/topic/1770-open-source-cloud-computing-with-eucalyptus-and-ubuntu/ 
>  Open Source Cloud Computing with Eucalyptus and Ubuntu
> ==|  If you have concerns about spending money on experimenting or 
> learning more about cloud computing, consider an open source solution. 
> The Ubuntu server comes prepackaged with the latest open source cloud 
> system, called Eucalyptus, which is *in many ways similar to Amazon 
> EC2* and can help you learn cloud computing without spending any 
> money. For example, if you want to learn how to configure a cloud 
> solution for in-house experimentation or development, you can load the 
> Ubuntu cloud server and get started right away. The following sequence 
> of commands shows you an example of launching an instance in the 
> Ubuntu cloud using the command-line tools.  |==
> (emph. added)
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