[nanog] OT: VM slicing and dicing

Aaron Peterson aaron_peterson at harvard.edu
Tue Nov 9 11:29:47 CST 2010


On 11/9/10 11:17 AM, Brandon Kim wrote:
> I figured since most of everyone here are operators working in a datacenter, you may or may
> not have experience with virtualization software that allows you to configure VM's on the fly.
> I'm not looking for companies that offer this service, but the actual software engines that allow you
> to create VM's on the fly. So a customer goes to your website and says I want Win2008 with 8gigs of RAM and 120gigs of HDD.
> Just like custom configuring a new PC.
You might want to check out openQRM which is an open source project that 
can do this type of dynamic provisioning, as well as other datacenter 
management features, for multiple virtualization technologies (VMware, 
Xen, KVM, etc).  It can also handle provisioning of physical machines 
and V2P and P2V migrations.


There's also an enterprise version so that you can get support and 
services if needed:




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