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Eucalyptus Supports VMware Hypervisor

Sep 10, 2009, 05:04 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Charles Babcock)

"Eucalyptus Systems has announced it will support VMware's ESX hypervisor and vSphere 4 virtual machine infrastructure as the foundation for a private cloud.

"The Eucalyptus version of those interfaces can be used to build private clouds inside the enterprise capable of running virtual machines governed by the open source Xen or KVM hypervisors. VMware's ESX Server is the first commercial environment Eucalyptus has chosen to support. It's also stopped short of trying to duplicate Amazon's SimpleDB, since MySQL is commonly used in the open source projects and environments where Eucalyptus got its start."

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