[SATLUG] Home Cloud?
ryan_253 at live.com
Tue Jan 19 15:18:35 CST 2010
Ubuntu has "cloud" and many other services to use in its server editions.
> Date: Tue, 19 Jan 2010 11:59:05 -0600
> From: fhuddles at gmail.com
> To: satlug at satlug.org
> Subject: Re: [SATLUG] Home Cloud?
> Again, I've just skimmed the material about the various things people
> have mentioned. I'm not as interested in the standard network image
> install: that's good for a start, but doesn't address ongoing
> configuration and interoperability issues unless some other technology
> is used.
> Puppet looks really interesting and useful: not quite what I had in
> mind, but that's OK,
> because I didn't have anything very specific in mind, and it looks like
> a useful open-source system administration technology.
> Robert Pearson mentioned the late and lamented OpenMosix, and from the
> short description:
> openMosix is a Linux kernel extension for single-system image clustering. Taking n PC boxes, openMosix gives users and applications the illusion of one single computer with n CPUs. openMosix is perfectly scalable and adaptive.
> Yes! That's more like it! Now, I don't know how well it actually worked, but it sounds good.
> LDAP was mentioned, as it always is. I have looked into this some, but I think I'll launch another thread for this specifically.
> By the way, it seems that Rackspace employs an expert in Hadoop, the Apache distributed computing system: Stu Hood. He's even written an O'Reilly book: "Hadoop: The Definitive Guide".
> Frank Huddleston
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