links for 2009-02-26

  • Nimbus is an open source toolkit that allows you to turn your cluster into an Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) cloud. Feature highlights include:

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    Two sets of Web Service interfaces: Amazon EC2 WSDLs and Grid community WSRF, read more about interfaces…
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    Implementation based on the Xen hypervisor (KVM coming soon), read more about supported virtualization technologies…
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    Can be configured to use familiar schedulers like PBS or SGE to schedule virtual machines, read more about the workspace pilot…
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    Launches self-configuring virtual clusters with one click, read more about the context broker…
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    Defines an extensible architecture that allows you to customize the software to the needs of your project, read more about extensiblity…

    To see what it's like to use Nimbus as a client, see the Science Clouds pages.