OpenNebula White Papers

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True Hybrid & Multi Cloud

July 6, 2021

This white paper describes the principles at the base of our true hybrid and multi-cloud architecture and lays the groundwork for how, with OpenNebula, you can exploit the many benefits of a multi-cloud model.

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Mastering Containers

April 20, 2021

This white paper goes into detail about the solution OpenNebula provides, combining all the benefits of the containers with the security, orchestration, and multi-tenant features of a solid Cloud Management Platform but without adding extra layers of management, thus reducing the complexity and costs, compared with Kubernetes or OpenShift.

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Edge Computing

April 15, 2021

This white paper described the principles that the ONEedge project is following and the main architectural elements of the solution that OpenNebula’s new edge computing platform provides.

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Edge Cloud Architecture

May 7, 2021

This white paper presents a powerful distributed Edge Cloud Architecture for OpenNebula that implements enterprise-grade cloud features for performance, availability, and scalability with a very simple design that avoids vendor lock-in and reduces complexity, resource consumption, and operational costs.

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VMware Cloud Reference Architecture

April 30, 2021

The OpenNebula VMware Cloud Reference Architecture White Paper is a blueprint to guide IT architects, consultants, administrators, and field practitioners in the design and deployment of public and private clouds based on OpenNebula on top of VMware vCenter.

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Open Cloud Reference Architecture

April 28, 2021

The OpenNebula Cloud Reference Architecture is a blueprint to guide IT architects, consultants, administrators and field practitioners in the design and deployment of public and private clouds fully based on open-source platforms and technologies.

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Choosing the Right Storage

April 26, 2021

This report describes OneStor, a local direct-attached storage solution enhanced with caching, replica, and snapshotting mechanisms that have been specially designed for OpenNebula cloud infrastructures. OneStor brings significant benefits to any enterprise, with a clear reduction in complexity, resource consumption, and operational costs.

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Cloud Provisioning Models & User Roles

March 24, 2021

This White Paper is meant for cloud architects, builders and administrators, to help them understand the OpenNebula models for managing and provisioning virtual resources, and the default user roles.

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