Eucalyptus: an Open Source Infrastructure for Cloud Computing

Rich Wolski (University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB))
Cloud Computing, Emerging Topics, Programming
Location: Ballroom A4/A5
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We will present Eucalyptus — Elastic Utility Computing Architecture for
Linking Your Programs to Useful Systems — an open source software
infrastructure that implements IaaS-style cloud computing.
The goal of Eucalyptus is to allow sites with existing clusters and server
infrastructure to host an elastic computing service that
is interface-compatible with Amazon’s AWS.

The talk will focus on specific features of the system that are designed to
enable rapid development, prototyping, and deployment of local computing
clouds, particularly for debugging and/or application development purposes. It
will also discuss experiences with hosting the Eucalyptus Public Cloud (EPC) as
a free public cloud platform for experimental use and the ability to use the
EPC in conjunction with commercial web development services that target AWS,
such as Rightscale. Finally, we will discuss our experiences in building open
source cloud infrastructure and point to potential future directions that we
believe will enable greater innovation.

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Rich Wolski

University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB)

Having received his M.S. and
Ph.D. degrees from the University of California at Davis (while he held a
full-time research position at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory) he has
also held positions at the University of California, San Diego, and the
University of Tennessee. He is currently also a strategic advisor to the San
Diego Supercomputer Center and an adjunct faculty member at the Lawrence
Berkeley National Laboratory.

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