Today I did my first install of CEPH, which I used as backend system for the Elastic Block Storage (EBS) in Eucalyptus. The advantage of CEPH is that it is a distributed system which is going to provide you replication (persistence for data), redundancy (we are using a pool of resources, not a single target) and scalability : the easiest way to add capacity is to add nodes which will be used for storage, and those nodes can be simple machines. 667 more words
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The Eucalyptus Management Console can be deployed in a variety of ways, but we’d obviously like it to be scalable, highly available and responsive. Last summer, I… 510 more words
More Eucalyptus Cloudformation goodness..this time discussing how to deploy Eucalyptus Management Console. Solid work here!
Why on earth would you do that?
We all understand that runtime characteristics change as processes get moved around the network. Having problems with network io? 750 more words
Great insight as to the importance of Policy Decision Points with regards to security processes.