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Openstack: Starting multiple shutoff intances

I am using Openstack Icehouse running on Ubuntu. After rebooting Compute node all instances that were running there will be in shutoff state. Is there way to restart them all at once? Only thing I ...
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How does migrating a running Virtual-Machine from one Hypervisor to another actually work?

How does migrating a running Virtual-Machine from one Hypervisor to another in a cloud environment actually work? I know that it is possible and that this feature exists. But what does actually ...
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Deploying a private DAAS?

I am an electronics student who is doing an internship at a Data center. (have small to no knowledge about virtualization, cloud, computer networks). My friend and I were given a chance to deploy and ...
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EC2-like virtualisation platform with non-RDP access

I'm looking into setting up a few small VMs. The trouble is the software I intend to install on them (Cisco VPN Client) blocks out networking (other than to the target VPN destination...) with no ...
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Do I really need to use openstack? [closed]

There is a lot of hype on the Ubuntu website at the moment about openstack and I am planning to setup a few virtualised servers on Ubuntu anyway. My question is that I'm not sure if openstack would ...
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How to make a vm scale when demand for resource increases

i am having a server with 16 virtual core and 24G RAM,using Xen virtualization and ubuntu as dom0 Created 4 VMs (in para mode),each with different applications. CPU Load vary on each vm,somtimes ...
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How can a cloud be created from virtualization or how is it different from virtualization?

I have heard that virtualization is the basis of Cloud,so If i have a machine with xen as virtualizing environment and many vms running on it,then can that be called as a cloud. Is it true that vms ...
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Mounting shared memory in XCP/ XEN Server,for storing VM

Requirement vm with 2HDD each 1gb OS will be installed on hdd 1 and required data on HDD 2 I want all my VM running on Xen Cloud Platform XCP 1.1 to use /dev/shm of host machine for HDD1. Is ...
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Virtual Private Servers/Cloud hosting - Suitable for CPU intensive tasks?

Can anyone with experience of deploying CPU intensive applications into 'cloud' environments (like e.g. Linode), comment on whether these environments have been suitable? It seems to me that with ...
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Choosing between cloud (Cloudfoundry ) and virtual servers - for developers

I just came across some articles on how to setup your own cloud using Cloudfoundry and Ubuntu, this got me thinking, choosing our infrastructure, if we want to use our own servers what's the advantage ...
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how to deal with backup & restore of private cloud environment?

using Cloudstack OSS - with NFS as storage backend.... How to deal with VM image backup and restore? snapshot backup is preferred softwares like PHD Virtual are built for specific Hypervisor: ...
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1answer
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Possible to use Azure xDrive (PageBlob) with on-premises Windows 2008R2

Azure's Windows 2008R2 based hosts currently use blob storage for something called XDrive. Since this is just a driver and a few other system components, has anyone figured out what files need to be ...
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How to convert VirtualBox VM to OpenStack?

I'm running OpenStack in Ubuntu Server 11.10 (installation did using devstack script), but I have some virtual machines that are already running using VirtualBox. How can I convert the VirtualBox ...
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Minimum requirement for making single node cloud architecture [closed]

Hiee.. I do have only 2GB RAM 32 bit core2 duo intel processor @2.20 GHZ is it possible for me to make (single node)cloud infrastructure using this configuration? I need to make cloud ...
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1answer
195 views

Tools for gathering metrics about physical environment for use in virtualization/cloud planning?

I'm looking for tools that will work on either Linux/Unix or Windows Server that for a given set of servers in an enterprise environent, will: Identify the server [via hostname, or some other unique ...
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Moving all internal servers to the cloud

Background One of my clients is an IT-dependent workflow-driven law firm with about 50 seats. They have been audited by one of their clients (an FSA regulated mortgage lender) and told that their ...
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Can one provision more resouces than a single underlying virtualized box houses? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Combine several physical servers into 1 virtual server I have about 12 commodity (Dual core, 2GB RAM Intel) boxes. I had this crazy idea that I would be able to install ...
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Bridging Virtual Networking into Real LAN on a OpenNebula Cluster

I'm running Open Nebula with 1 Cluster Controller and 3 Nodes. I registered the nodes at the front-end controller and I can start an Ubuntu virtual machine on one of the nodes. However from my ...
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private cloud for testing purposes

I'm currently responsible for setting up some infrastructure integration testing in my company. We'll definitely need to use virtual machines. I considered using libvirt for managing VMs in tests ...
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How to use a cloud to host web sites?

To host web sites currently we are using dedicated linux boxes hosted in the UK. But managing them is a nightmare, backups, massive loads, downtime etc... I was looking into OpenStack which was ...
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1answer
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Virtualization vs Cloud [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the difference between a cloud server a virtual server and a dedicated server? Can anyone explain the difference between virtualization and cloud (w.r.t. citrix ...
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Can Cloudstack be used to manage Rackspace Cloud servers

Specifically, I'm looking at the latest version of Cloudstack, the 2.2.9.1RC.. I can't find in the documentation anything specifically saying whether cloudstack supports or does not support Rackspace ...
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2answers
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Setting up authentication on virtual machine

I'm creating a system similar to a cloud computing provider using the libvirt python bindings. I would like to give users the ability to specify a custom virtual machine image, in a similar fashion ...
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2answers
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Problem with Xen, xvda and sda

I am creating a cloud for my university using Eucalyptus with Xen (PCs have Debian Squeeze 64 bit installed). I have a problem with the following guest configuration: # # Configuration file for the ...
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2answers
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What are the basic specs for private cloud via Ubuntu?

We would like to build our own private cloud on Ubuntu. The services will be served via VMs are: Active directory, DNS, File serving, ERP application server, SMTP server, Continuous integration Build ...
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Can I provision half a core as a virtual CPU?

I am virtualization newbie. Please advise on these questions. Please note using a commercial VM software like Citrix or VMware is not a choice for me. I have at my disposal a couple of 2x 4 core ...
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1answer
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I have 8 server-grade machines used for development. Should I create a VPS cloud?

My idea is that each user can spawn a VM, then use dist-cc to do compile using other VMs in the cloud. Is such practice common in development environment? Would performance be much worse than just ...
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1answer
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How to build true HA cluster using Ubuntu Cloud or other virtualization options

We need to set a fault tolerant solution for a VOIP application preferably using Linux clusters. The application will reside on server A and an identifically configured server B will act as fail ...
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Combine several physical servers into 1 virtual server

The current virtualisation splits one big physical server into smaller virtual servers. But is it possible to combine several physical servers into 1 virtual server ? UPDATE: We have several ...
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2answers
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Can a VM span multiple nodes with Ubuntu Enterprise Cloud?

With Ubuntu Enterprise Cloud (UEC, or Ubuntu's private cloud offering), can a VM span multiple nodes or only one node?
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How we build private cloud computing in my organization

I'm young admin in some organization, I would like to know how we prepare private cloud computing. Like what cloud computing consist of ? Regards Pond
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Is there a performance trade-off when using cloud servers?

When compared to a 'real' server does a cloud-hosted virtual server of a similar specification (available RAM, processer, disk etc) have a noticable performance cost?