Technologies for Private/Public Cloud management: Infrastructure As Service

Technologies for Private/Public Cloud management: Infrastructure as Service.
recent developements
– Oracle comming up with only cloud platform which can mange both x86 and RISC based clouds.Oracle offering whole stack on cloud fromstroage to OS to app.
– Microsoft comming with Fastrack programe in tie up with Cisco and netapp for Opalis. BPM driven cloud management plaform.
– These are in response to competition possed by amazon aws, salesforce.com CRM,facebook app like many products.
1. Eucalyptus:
Eucalyptus is the world’s most widely deployed cloud computing software platform for on-premise (private) Infrastructure as a Service clouds. It uses existing
infrastructure to create scalable and secure AWS-compatible cloud resources for compute, network and storage.
http://www.eucalyptus.com/

2. Cloud.com now taken over by citrix.
Open source cloud computing platform for building and managing private and public cloud infrastructure.Massively scalable.Customer proven. Brutally efficient IT.
3. Openqrm: from openQRm site.
“openQRM is the next generation, open-source Data-center management platform. Its fully pluggable architecture focuses on automatic, rapid- and appliance-based deployment, monitoring, high-availability, cloud computing and especially on supporting and conforming multiple virtualization technologies. openQRM is a single-management console for the complete IT-infra structure and provides a well defined API which can be used to integrate third-party tools as additional plugins.”
http://www.openqrm.com/

4. Oracle VM manager:
Oracle with Public cloud offering and private cloud technology. Also oracle has come up with what it calls first cloud OS the latest version of solaris.
Advantage of Oracle Cloud is it only clod platform which can integrate both RISC and x86 plaform.
5. Microsoft system centre: you can manage both public as well private clouds.
http://www.microsoft.com/en-in/server-cloud/system-center/default.aspx

System Center solutions help you manage your physical and virtual IT environments across datacenters, client computers, and devices. Using these integrated and
automated management solutions, you can be a more productive service provider for your businesses.

Use case senario for Cloud systems:
Cloud based systems are required for following use cases:
High-Availability: Providing Fault-Tolerance and Fail-Over to all applications
Server Virtualization: Convert physical Servers into Virtual Machines
Storage Virtualization: Convert Standard-Servers into Storage-Server
Server Consolidation: Move multiple servers onto a single physical host with performance and fault isolation provided at the virtual machine boundaries.
Network Monitoring: Real-Time-Monitoring of Computers, Devices, Server and Applications in the entire Network
Hardware Independence: Allow legacy applications and operating systems to exploit new hardware
Vendor Independence: No need for any specific Hardware or vendor.
Multiple OS configurations: Run multiple operating systems simultaneously, for development or testing purposes.
Kernel Development:Test and debug kernel modifications in a sand-boxed virtual machine – no need for a separate test machine.

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