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Top 10 enterprise-grade features to expect in Fedora 17

Mar 02, 2012, 14:01 (7 Talkback[s])

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"Cloudstack ? The official description states that Cloudstack is a ?mature, enterprise-grade, fault tolerant, multi-hyerpvisor, production-ready IaaS platform.? If you do not know what that means, then you have no need for Cloudstack. But seriously, Cloudstack makes it easy for anyone with the resources, to provide computers and adjacent components (Cloud Computing infrastructure) as a service. Hence the acronym IaaS or Infrastructure as a Service, the very foundation of a Cloud Computing offering. Thus with Cloudstack, you can run an IaaS Cloud in Fedora 17. More information about Cloudstack is available at

"Bonding, IP-over-Infiniband, bridges and VLAN support for NetworkManager ? Users will be able to configure these features from NetworkManager. While most of these will be primarily for enterprise users, Joe Desktop User will have the opportunity to mess with interface bonding.

"DIET ? Distributed Interactive Engineering Toolbox is a grid toolkit, a ?middleware designed for High Performance Computing in heterogeneous and distributed environments (workstations, clusters, grids, clouds).? In simple terms, DIET gives you the tools with which to build computational servers. More about DIET here."

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