EUCALYPTUS – Elastic Utility Computing Architecture Linking Your Programs To Useful System – is an open source software infrastructure for implementing on-premise clouds. Eucalyptus is a Linux based software layer that can be used to form private clouds in IT enterprise. Eucalyptus provides cloud interoperability and ability of creating hybrid clouds because of seamless integration with Amazon’s public cloud services including EC2 and S3. Since it supports AWS, same application can be run on Amazon’s cloud and Eucalyptus without modification. Continue reading »
The concept of cloud computing is quickly scaling the chasm between hype and reality. Cloud Computing is rapidly becoming popular amongst enterprises that realize the benefits of shared infrastructure, lowered costs and minimal management overheads. But not all organizations and applications may benefit from a cloud computing platform. A legacy application ported in a native fashion to a cloud computing platform may not utilize any of the platform’s USPs at all. More importantly, wrong choice of platform can be disastrous. Deciding the optimal cloud vendor or platform for your requirements is a complex task.
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