Wed, 24 Sep 2014 22:54:02 +0200 
Byebye Veewee hello #^Packer

Packer is a free and open source tool for creating golden images for multiple platforms from a single source configuration.
Quite powerful tool to create automated virtual images for #Vagrant, #Docker and other platforms.
Using btrfs for such images seems not to be a good idea. The same configuration just different filesystems: xfs 400MB, btrfs 600MB image size. o_O


 Wed, 11 Jun 2014 14:11:53 +0200 
#^Get Smart with SmartOS » ADMIN Magazine

SmartOS brings together the best of Linux and Solaris to implement a virtualization platform with ZFS and KVM.

Docker 1.0

 Tue, 10 Jun 2014 22:09:58 +0200 
Should set up some containers soon.

#^It’s Here: Docker 1.0 | Docker Blog

On March 20, 2013, we released the first version of Docker.  After 15 months, 8,741 commits from more than 460 contributors, 2.75 million downloads, over 14,000 “Dockerized” apps, and feedback from 10s of 1000s of users about their experience with Docker, from a single container on a laptop to 1000s in production in the cloud … we’re excit...

openQRM 5.1.3

 Sat, 03 May 2014 20:17:06 +0200 
#^Open Source IaaS Cloud and infrastructure orchestration: openQRM enhances its hybrid-cloud capabilities and integrates with OpenStack
New openQRM Enterprise 5.1.3 version released!openQRM Enterprise 5.1.3 is a minor release with major updates regarding its hybrid-cloud features. Due to frequent request for OpenStack integration, the openQRM Enterprise version 5.1.3 is released only 6 weeks after the prior release and now includes an initial integration with the OpenStack Cloud. N...


 Sat, 05 Apr 2014 23:21:39 +0200 last edited: Sat, 05 Apr 2014 23:21:40 +0200  
A nice script for deploying a complete OpenStack development environment.

#^DevStack - Deploying OpenStack for Developers
A documented shell script to build complete OpenStack development environments. An OpenStack program maintained by the developer community. These guides tell you how to virtualize your OpenStack cloud in virtual machines. This means that you can get started without having to purchase any hardware. These guides tell you how to deploy a development e...

Is OpenStack a bit too much for a single server virtualisation environment to host a few servers?