This new release of the appliance, based on a tailored version of OpenNebula 5.2.1 Excession to ease the provisioning of resources from vSphere based infrastructures, comes packed with exciting new features. Coming from functionality present in 5.2.1 we found:
- Support for clustered Datastores, SDRS clustered datastores are now visible in vCenter.
- Better Sunstone support, with host dropdown option in DS creation and image import.
- Network monitoring, now vCenter VMs network traffic is accounted for in OpenNebula.
- Limit VM Network consumption, with specific values available in each of the NICs of a Virtual Machine.
- More useful vCenter networks import, importing networks with the same name in different clusters is now possible.
- More useful vCenter datracenter import, importing datastores skips those not associated with any cluster.
The above features and components add to the already present ability to expose a multi-tenant cloud-like provisioning layer through the use of virtual data centers and self-service portal. vOneCloud seamlessly integrates with running vCenter virtualised infrastructures, leveraging advanced features such as vMotion, HA or DRS scheduling provided by the VMware vSphere product family. If you are building a large-scale cloud, are interested in the federation of multiple cloud instances, hybrid deployments, or want to integrate with third party components, customize the product or manage open source hypervisors, we recommend an installation of OpenNebula.
vOneCloud is zero intrusive (although it fully manages the life cycle of VMs), try it out without the need to commit to it. If you don’t like it (as strange at that may be!) you can just remove the appliance.
OpenNebula Systems will run a booth at VMworld 2017 US in Las Vegas on August 27-31 and VMworld 2017 EU in Barcelona on September 11-14 where they will demo the new version.