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From David Nalley <da...@gnsa.us>
Subject Re: CloudStack with Xen and vShere
Date Sun, 07 Apr 2013 15:37:56 GMT
On Sun, Apr 7, 2013 at 11:31 AM, paul snom <proemail0001@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi;
>
> I'm evaluating CloudStack, I have a couple of questions I hope someone
> can clarify for me:
> Q 1: Is CloudStack compatible with Xen Hypervisor (xen.org)?  the
> installation manual refers to Citrix XenServer but not Xen as far as I
> could see.


CloudStack uses XAPI to interact with Xen - so technically Xen.org
will work provided you have XAPI in place. In practice this means
XenServer, XCP, or Xen + XAPI on Debian/Ubuntu.

>
> Q 2: to continue using my vSphere hosts do I need to keep vCenter?
>

Yes - CloudStack interacts with the vCenter API, not directly with
vSphere hosts.

--David

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