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From Ahmad Emneina <aemne...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Cloudstack VDI
Date Thu, 28 Mar 2013 03:46:34 GMT
take a look at SPICE, its not integrated into cloudstack yet, but would be
cool to see working out of band. this combo would probably provide a near
out of box open source vdi solution.


On Wed, Mar 27, 2013 at 7:37 AM, Jan Lambertz <jd.arbeit@googlemail.com>wrote:

> ProjectAvalon looks interesting. It's quite magic and marketing bloatet at
> the moment. i was not able to find some hard technical facts or something.
> i will download the beta and hear what the citrix salesman can tell about
> this. thank you.
>
> vcl has something similar to vdi but it's not the same. i have to think
> about it, if i can accept this. In the end in does not seem mature enough
> for my purpose.
>
>
> 2013/3/27 David Nalley <david@gnsa.us>
>
> > On Wed, Mar 27, 2013 at 8:55 AM, Jan Lambertz <jd.arbeit@googlemail.com>
> > wrote:
> > > Hello Clouders,
> > >
> > > i'm planning a infrastructure setup for a quite large software
> > development
> > > project. developer workstations have to be virtual desktops for many
> > > different reasons. the development infrastructure (database, ticket,
> > > domain, kerberos, mail, print, middleware, clients, net, storage,
> build,
> > > test, versioning, and so on) must be able to grow fast and be flexible.
> > > I had a look at different software like: Ovirt, Citrix XenDesktop,
> > > OpenStack, Opennebula, OSDTV.. and perhaps some more i have already
> > > forgotten.
> > > Nothing seems to bring VDI and IaaS really together. of course i know
> > that
> > > it's possible to setup Citrix for VDI and some IaaS platform for the
> rest
> > > but i already have quite a big bag of software, servers, technology to
> > > manage and don't want to put another thing on top.
> > > What comes closest seems to be Citrix XenDesktop but this will get very
> > > expensive and i'm not a big fan of closed source.
> > >
> > > So, my question, does anyone have experience with something like this ?
> > how
> > > do you solve similar problems ?
> >
> > Look at VCL (http://vcl.apache.org)
> > It does a good chunk of what you want, and one of the VCL committers
> > was recently looking at adding CloudStack support.
> >
> > --David
> >
>

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