Linux Today: Linux News On Internet Time.
Search Linux Today
Linux News Sections:  Developer -  High Performance -  Infrastructure -  IT Management -  Security -  Storage -
Linux Today Navigation
LT Home
Contribute
Contribute
Link to Us
Linux Jobs


More on LinuxToday


Ubuntu Makes Private Clouds a Breeze

Oct 25, 2010, 15:02 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Brian Proffitt)

"Getting a cloud setup on a public server like Amazon Web Service's Elastic Cloud Computing (EC2) platform isn't too hard. After all, you just sign up for EC2, provide your payment information, and -- a few clicks later -- your cloud instance is up and running. What could be easier?

"It turns out that running your own private cloud setup inside your firewall can be just as easy and --even better-- completely free to run.

"The tools you use to accomplish this feat are all found on one simple platform: Ubuntu Enterprise Cloud (UEC), which is found on Ubuntu Server. Using an Ubuntu Server 10.10 disc, I was able to install all of the software I needed within a half-hour's time: and a chunk of that time was downloading the software I needed, including Ubuntu."

Complete Story

Related Stories: