LingCloud

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LingCloud
Developer(s) Institute of Computing Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Stable release 0.9 / August 31, 2011; 2 years ago (2011-08-31)
Preview release 0.9.1 / December 22, 2011; 2 years ago (2011-12-22)
Development status Active
Written in Java
Operating system Linux
Platform x64
Available in English, Simplified Chinese
License Apache License 2.0
Website lingcloud.org

LingCloud is a suite of open-source cloud computing system software developed by Institute of Computing Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences. It is licensed under Apache License 2.0. LingCloud provides a resource single leasing point system[1] for consolidated leasing physical and virtual machines, and supports various heterogeneous application modes including high performance computing, large scale data processing, massive data storage, etc. on shared infrastructure.[2] LingCloud can help an organization to build private cloud to manage the computing infrastructure.

LingCloud is based on Xen virtualization platform and uses OpenNebula to manage the virtual infrastructure. It is accepted as an OpenNebula Cloud Solution Provider.[3]

Components[edit]

The main components[4] of LingCloud release include:

  • Molva — The core of LingCloud. It is an elastic computing infrastructure management software providing a heterogeneous resource management and leasing framework, and a single controlling point of both of the infrastructure and applications.
  • Portal — System management interface via web. Current modules include:
    • Infrastructure management: physical and virtual machines management by partitions and clusters.
    • Application encapsulation: virtual appliance creation and management.
    • System monitor: clusters run-time information monitor.

Release history[edit]

The open-source version of LingCloud is released since May 2011.

Version Release date Note
0.8 28 May 2011 [5]
0.9 31 August 2011 [6]
0.9.1 22 December 2011

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Xiaoyi Lu, Jian Lin, Li Zha, Zhiwei Xu (May 2011). "Vega LingCloud: A Resource Single Leasing Point System to Support Heterogeneous Application Modes on Shared Infrastructure". ISPA 2011. Busan, Korea. 
  2. ^ "LingCloud Introduction". LingCloud Wiki. LingCloud Team. Retrieved 26 November 2011. 
  3. ^ "OpenNebula Featured Users". OpenNebula Website. OpenNebula Project Leads. Retrieved 26 November 2011. 
  4. ^ "LingCloud Technology". LingCloud Wiki. LingCloud Team. Retrieved 26 November 2011. 
  5. ^ "LingCloud Open Source Cloud Computing System Is Released". LingCloud Website. LingCloud Team. Retrieved 26 November 2011. 
  6. ^ "LingCloud 0.9 Releases". LingCloud Website. LingCloud Team. Retrieved 26 November 2011. 

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