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Virtual Infrastructure Management in Private and Hybrid Clouds
September/October 2009 (vol. 13 no. 5)
pp. 14-22
Borja Sotomayor, University of Chicago
Rubén S. Montero, Complutense University of Madrid
Ignacio M. Llorente, Complutense University of Madrid
Ian Foster, University of Chicago
One of the many definitions of "cloud" is that of an infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) system, in which IT infrastructure is deployed in a provider's data center as virtual machines. With IaaS clouds' growing popularity, tools and technologies are emerging that can transform an organization's existing infrastructure into a private or hybrid cloud. OpenNebula is an open source, virtual infrastructure manager that deploys virtualized services on both a local pool of resources and external IaaS clouds. Haizea, a resource lease manager, can act as a scheduling back end for OpenNebula, providing features not found in other cloud software or virtualization-based data center management software.

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Index Terms:
distributed systems, virtual machines, cloud computing
Citation:
Borja Sotomayor, Rubén S. Montero, Ignacio M. Llorente, Ian Foster, "Virtual Infrastructure Management in Private and Hybrid Clouds," IEEE Internet Computing, vol. 13, no. 5, pp. 14-22, Sept.-Oct. 2009, doi:10.1109/MIC.2009.119
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