VMworld 2012 is coming later this month, and VMware is already starting to up its cloud play to give customers plenty to talk about ahead of the gathering.
This week the virtualization firm unveiled a very reasonable trial version of its vCloud management platform. For a few cents an hour prospective users can get their hands on a Linux VM that runs the software with 1 GB of RAM for testing purposes. This limited version includes all of the features that come with the standard edition.
vCloud is rivaled by OpenStack, and this week one cloud provider published some data that interested parties within the open source community should definitely take into consideration. ezCloud took the OpenStack-powered HP Cloud Services for a test run and encountered an average failure rate of 35 percent when provisioning instances. The IaaS provider made several other discoveries but this one in particular stands out...
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