Friday, October 30, 2009

worker node on demand

Virtualisation is a hot topic again for grid services and worker node on demand

KVM, XEN, VMWARE - Everyone using different ones.
Virtualisation for cloud - Nimbus, Open Nebula, eucalyptus

the future... ??
1. plain signed virtual images transported from site to site.
2. virtual images including experiment software.
3. connecting to pilot job frameworks, instantiated with virtual images,
4. pilot frameworks replaced by commercial domain schedulers. virtual clusters.


Oscar said...

We're going to make a link between the existing Grid credential mapping systems and Open Nebula. We've already started a small project for this with Open Nebula... just possibly interesting to mention :-)

JuanPablo said...

you tried xenserver of citrix ?