[GE users] [OT] SGE and Eucayptus clouds

ferstl ferstl at sun.com
Fri Mar 12 17:12:33 GMT 2010

If you have SGE and you use it together with SDM (which is also 
delivering the cloud connectivity, so you'd be using it anyhow) then I'm 
not sure why you'd need Eucalyptus.

But if there are reasons for it then in theory the SDM Cloud Adapter 
should work with Eucalyptus or it should be possible to make it working.

Not that I have tried or know anyone who has but Eucalyptus claims they 
are 100% compatible in their interfaces to Amazon, and the SDM Cloud 
Adapter is only using regular Amazon interfaces.

If you were to try then I suspect that the devil can be in the details. 
So take this as a very generic comment.



seandavi wrote:
> We are a government lab and paying for Amazon cloud time is likely to
> be problematic.  I wondered if anyone had thoughts or experience with
> using SGE's new abilities to add nodes dynamically to a private cloud,
> such as a Eucalyptus cloud (http://open.eucalyptus.com/)?  We don't
> have such a cloud in place, but I would like to know what other folks
> are thinking about the issues of SGE and private/institutional clouds.
> Thanks,
> Sean
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