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Supporting the OpenNebula Cloud Ecosystem

New OpenNebula Site with Support for the Community

OpenNebula Session at Cloud Expo

The OpenNebula open source project has just released a new web site. This is not only a new look for opennebula.org but a whole new site for the community, a new place to share resources, contribute developments and discuss about components and solutions around OpenNebula.

In the last years, many projects, research groups and companies have built new virtualization and cloud components to complement and to enhance the functionality provided by OpenNebula. In response to this growth, the OpenNebula Ecosystem has been established to:

  • Introduce the tools and extensions that complement the functionality provided by OpenNebula
  • Bring visibility to the innovations of the OpenNebula Ecosystem
  • Provide a catalog of components in the ecosystem to help integrate with OpenNebula
  • Offer support and resources demanded by cloud integrators and developers
  • Exchange news, updates and opinions about OpenNebula and its ecosystem


The components in the ecosystem catalog enhance the functionality provided by the OpenNebula Cloud Toolkit or enable its integration with existing products, services and management tools in the virtualization, cloud and data center ecosystems. Examples of components are:
  • Deltacloud Driver: OpenNebula driver for RedHat Deltacloud using the OGF OCCI API
  • Haizea: Open-source virtual machine-based lease management architecture
  • Cloud Management Console: A clean web interface for OpenNebula
  • Virtual Cluster Tool: Wrapper and a set of modified drivers for OpenNebula which adds support for atomic virtual cluster management with versioning and multiple transport protocols

The catalog will continue to be updated as new and updated extensions, tools and plug-ins become available.

More Stories By Ignacio M. Llorente

Dr. Llorente is Director of the OpenNebula Project and CEO & co-founder at C12G Labs. He is an entrepreneur and researcher in the field of cloud and distributed computing, having managed several international projects and initiatives on Cloud Computing, and authored many articles in the leading journals and proceedings books. Dr. Llorente is one of the pioneers and world's leading authorities on Cloud Computing. He has held several appointments as independent expert and consultant for the European Commission and several companies and national governments. He has given many keynotes and invited talks in the main international events in cloud computing, has served on several Groups of Experts on Cloud Computing convened by international organizations, such as the European Commission and the World Economic Forum, and has contributed to several Cloud Computing panels and roadmaps. He founded and co-chaired the Open Grid Forum Working Group on Open Cloud Computing Interface, and has participated in the main European projects in Cloud Computing. Llorente holds a Ph.D in Computer Science (UCM) and an Executive MBA (IE Business School), and is a Full Professor (Catedratico) and the Head of the Distributed Systems Architecture Group at UCM.

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