[SATLUG] Home Cloud?

Ryan Smith 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?
> 
> Greetings,
> 
>   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". 
> 
> Regards,
> 
> Frank Huddleston
> 
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