[libvirt-users] Snooze energy-efficient cloud manager is available as open-source!

Osier Yang jyang at redhat.com
Wed May 2 18:23:12 UTC 2012

On 2012年05月02日 19:56, Eugen Feller wrote:
> Dear all,
> herewith we proudly announce the first public release of Snooze.
> Snooze is an open-source scalable, autonomic, and energy-efficient
> virtual machine (VM) management framework for private clouds based on
> libvirt. Similarly to other VM management frameworks such as Nimbus,
> OpenNebula, Eucalyptus, and OpenStack it allows to build compute
> infrastructures from virtualized resources. Particularly, once installed
> and configured users can submit and control the life-cycle of a large
> number of VMs. However, contrary to existing frameworks for scalability
> and fault tolerance, Snooze employs a self-organizing and healing
> hierarchical architecture. Moreover, it performs distributed VM
> management and is designed to be energy efficient. Therefore, it
> implements features to monitor and estimate VM resource (CPU, memory,
> network Rx, network Tx) demands, detect and resolve overload/underload
> situations, perform dynamic VM consolidation through live migration, and
> finally power management to save energy. Last but not least, it
> integrates a generic scheduler which allows to implement any VM
> placement algorithms. The system can be either used to manage production
> data centers or as an experimental testbed for advanced (i.e. requiring
> live migration support) VM placement algorithms.
> Please see our website "http://snooze.inria.fr" for more information.
> We are looking forward for your feedback and contributions!
> Best regards,
> Eugen

Hi, Eugen,

Could you post a patch to add it in the document lists
the apps which use libvirt?



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