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Tuesday, October 14 • 2:30pm - 3:20pm
Apache Cloudstack as Cloud-Management-Environment - Claus Kalle, University of Cologne

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The license costs by VMware are becoming increasingly prohibitive
values for a German university computing center. VMware Cloud Director cloud not establish itself on the market.

The open source community knows as remedy: 4 "free" virtualization management software products are on the scene for years. They promiss to setup manageable licensing costs-free virtualization environments.

As a recent example, Apache CloudStack will be presented here, which allows the management of a heterogeneous hypervisor environment with relatively little effort and promises relatively quick results.

Cloudstack deployment results in moderately higher expense and lower overall stability, which is however still acceptable for a large proportion of the "free" virtualized load at university computer centers.


Claus Kalle, University of Cologne

University of Cologne
Claus became employee in the operating system group at the Regional Computing Center of the University of Cologne (RRZK) in 1984 after studying physics. With the introduction of Internet technology in 1986 he intensified the work with UNIX. Being head of the systems group since... Read More →

Tuesday October 14, 2014 2:30pm - 3:20pm CEST
Room 17

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