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Ubuntu Makes Private Clouds a Breeze

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


Desktop-as-a-Service Designed for Any Cloud ? Nutanix Frame

"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."

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