Proxmox VE is a complete open source virtualization management solution for servers. Proxmox is based on KVM virtualization and containe..
oVirt 3.3 is now release. If you have no idea what oVirt is or what it’s used for put simply it’s pretty similar to VMware vCenter except open source and doesn’t manage ESX. oVirt is a centralized management solution used to manage KVM hosts and GlusterFS as well as other aspects of your virtualization environment. If your just looking to create and manage virtual machines, oVirt has you convered and includes many of those got to have features like HA and live migration.
If you’ve wanted to access one of the cloudstack system vm’s but couldn’t find out how well this is your lucky day.
I thought I’d continue on this topic for those who may be having different issues for the cloudstack-agent not starting. First thing you should do is check your logs and in one case I was able to reproduce this issue.
Before adding your hosts in the cloudstack manager you need to pressed the system vm template. This does not go over the process for setting up the storage backend (NFS).
If you have installed the cloudstack agent and it will not start you may be seeing these errors.
CloudStack is now at 4.1 and there have been many changes. This means that the installation process has also changed so I wanted to update the process I outlined from a previous post (http://thehyperadvisor.com/?p=2093) for CloudStack 4.1. I will outline some of those changes, which is really only one for the kvm host server, to help you easily install CloudStack on CentOS. This post will focus on the kvm host server.
CloudStack is now at 4.1 and there have been many changes. This means that the installation process has also changed so I wanted to update the process I outlined from a previous post (http://thehyperadvisor.com/?p=2059) for CloudStack 4.1. I will outline some of those changes to help you easily install CloudStack on CentOS. This post will focus on the management server.
OpenStack seems to be winning the popularity contest when it comes to an open source cloud computing Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) platform but there’s another solution available. What is this solution you ask, drum roll please……..CloudStack. If you truly did your homework in this space you would have already heard of and probably tested CloudStack. But for those that have not, here is a run down of what CloudStack is and what it brings to the table.
I was reading a blog post over at DoubleCould, “What VMware Didn’t Tell You About Nicira Deal” which could be read here written by Steve Jin. He writes about how VMware has a new vision and points out a few key indicators as to why.