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I am looking for an open source virtual server cloud framework library. If there is anything like this, I plan to start my own sort of simple Amazon EC2-like service (I have the hardware, I need to make or obtain the software). I apologize if this is a ridiculous question, but if it is, please point me in the right direction.

Thank you, I appreciate your time.

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Yeah, there is this great website called google. You should check it out. google.com/search?q=open+source+cloud+software –  Byron Whitlock Aug 22 '10 at 21:51
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This is an undertaking that took companies like Amazon, Google, Microsoft, and many others years to wrap their heads around. I don't think it's feasible to expect a useful answer here. –  ShaderOp Aug 22 '10 at 21:57
    
Agreed, but I cant believe people are down voting. –  jdc0589 Aug 22 '10 at 22:04

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I remember that Ubuntu has something called Eucalyptus : http://www.ubuntu.com/cloud

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Sounds like you are talking about virtualization. Look in to Xen. There are a few vps hosting places that use it. I have a vps on xen hvm and have had a great experience so far.

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