July 26, 2012
July 26 — The StratusLab project is proud to announce the release of StratusLab 2.0, the complete, open-source solution for deploying an "Infrastructure as a Service" (Iaas) cloud.
The StratusLab distribution consists of a set of integrated tools for your IaaS cloud infrastructures, including the Registration Web Application, Marketplace, Persistent Storage Service, Web Monitor, OpenNebula, OpenNebula Proxy, StratusLab OpenNebula extensions and drivers, Claudia and a suite of end-user and System Administrator command-line clients.
StratusLab 2.0 is the twelfth public release and has been field tested by large numbers of users, giving us the confidence that it will continue to meet the expectations of our users for production use.
Key features of StratusLab v2.0
Open-source StratusLab community
The StratusLab Distribution has been co-funded by the European Community's Seventh Framework Programme, but it is now moving to a fully community-driven development model. You can get the code at https://github.com/stratuslab, and discuss features in the StratusLab User Forum.
Get Started with StratusLab v2.0
Check out the StratusLab Reference Infrastructure to try out a StratusLab cloud, download the StratusLab Client interface tools here.
Install your own StratusLab cloud
Resource providers install your own public or private cloud with StratusLab 2.0. Find all the documentation and instructions for downloading the software here.
Explore the StratusLab Marketplace
The StratusLab Marketplace provides ready-to-run virtual images and appliances, which can be endorsed by various user communities, and allow you to get up and running quickly on the Cloud. The Marketplace contains base images for Fedora, Scientific Linux, OpenSuSE, Ubuntu, and ttylinux, as well as a range of appliance images, such as EGI UMD 1 images, Globus Toolkit 5.0.4 images, and a range of bioinformatics appliances. Virtual disks are also available, containing the datasets for a particular user community.
To explore the available images visit http://marketplace.stratuslab.eu/.
Documentation and user support
Full documentation for the StratusLab distribution is available here.
Please visit the StratusLab User Forum where you can report problems, give feedback and discuss StratusLab and Cloud-related issues with StratusLab project members and users.
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