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New OpenNebula Sandbox for KVM

A KVM-based OpenNebula Cloud in 20 Minutes

C12G recently released a Sandbox Appliance for VMware and now they are doing the same for KVM. The appliance image is already in its OpenNebula marketplace but hold your horses and don’t download it just yet. Head to the documentation and download the script that will be used to configure your machines, download the image and start it up.

The requirements now are at least a couple of machines with Ubuntu Server 12.04 64 bit. The CPU should support hardware virtualization as we are using KVM here. It is based on the VMware appliance so you’ll be able to develop in it if you need as all the libraries needed for compilation are already there.

As always, your feedback is very welcome.

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Dr. Llorente is Director of the OpenNebula Project and CEO & co-founder at C12G Labs. He is an entrepreneur and researcher in the field of cloud and distributed computing, having managed several international projects and initiatives on Cloud Computing, and authored many articles in the leading journals and proceedings books. Dr. Llorente is one of the pioneers and world's leading authorities on Cloud Computing. He has held several appointments as independent expert and consultant for the European Commission and several companies and national governments. He has given many keynotes and invited talks in the main international events in cloud computing, has served on several Groups of Experts on Cloud Computing convened by international organizations, such as the European Commission and the World Economic Forum, and has contributed to several Cloud Computing panels and roadmaps. He founded and co-chaired the Open Grid Forum Working Group on Open Cloud Computing Interface, and has participated in the main European projects in Cloud Computing. Llorente holds a Ph.D in Computer Science (UCM) and an Executive MBA (IE Business School), and is a Full Professor (Catedratico) and the Head of the Distributed Systems Architecture Group at UCM.

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