[GE users] [OT] SGE and Eucayptus clouds

seandavi seandavi at gmail.com
Fri Mar 12 19:14:58 GMT 2010


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On Fri, Mar 12, 2010 at 1:08 PM, iank <ikaufman at ucsd.edu> wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 12, 2010 at 8:55 AM, seandavi <seandavi at gmail.com> 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.
>>
>
> This is something I have looked into a little, but not enough to really say
> much yet. I support a group that is very interested. I am also looking into
> OpenNebula, since it also integrates with SGE somewhat to manage
> Xen, VMWare and KVM images as well as Eucalyptus like cloud images.
> One advantage is that once the "job" terminates, the image is still retained
> as opposed to getting deleted.
>
> The OpenNebula documentation has very good examples regarding using
> SGE to dynamically manage your cloud.

Thanks, Ian.  OpenNebula does look a little bit more mature than
Eucalyptus.  I'll look into it in more detail.

Thanks,
Sean

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