Integrated Deployment Pipeline with Jenkins and Cloud Foundry

This presentation highlights an integrated development process built with Jenkins and Cloud Foundry. We show a continuous delivery lifecycle from source code control (Git) to Jenkins build (Maven and Gradle) to live deployment on Cloud Foundry. We use Jenkins to do a blue/green deploy of an application by deploying two …

What’s New in JClouds 1.5

jclouds is an open source library that helps you get started in the cloud and utilizes your Java or Clojure development skills. The jclouds API gives you the freedom to use portable abstractions or cloud-specific features. jclouds tests support of 30 cloud providers and cloud software stacks including Amazon, GoGrid, …

CloudStack Versus OpenStack Versus Eucalyptus

This video takes an in-depth look at the new open source private cloud IaaS distros from CloudStack, OpenStack, and Eucalyptus. It considers a high-level enterprise perspective and draws architectural comparisons but also blasts ahead and shows you how to configure and deploy your own private clouds for free with these …

The benefits of the Open Source OpenStack IaaS Cloud

The Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) cloud platform landscape is quite diverse, with well-known solutions like Nebula and Eucalyptus. But a relative newcomer to this space has shown considerable growth, not only in users but a large number of supporting companies. This article by Tim Jones presents the open source Cloud …

Managing Virtual Machines in the Cloud with the Open-Source libvirt API

This article explores one important area of virtualization: operating system-level virtualization. This variant allows for a complete operating system to be created inside a virtual machine (VM). The management of such VMs is an important problem that has not yet been solved in the general case. The article presents the …

Scaling OpenStack

Openstack is considere in the cloud world as a viable open source option for building and operating cost-effective clouds. The challenge area of many clouds is how to incorporate and orchestrate network deployment inline with traditional addressing policies, rapid business growth, and discontiguous user workloads. This video discusses this challenge, …

Open Source PaaS

Cloud Platforms or PaaS are the next wave of middleware: people are looking at finding complete platforms that can scale from a single instance to running complete enterprise apps as a service. This video describes what a PaaS is, looks at the PaaS offerings available and then digs deep into …