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From paul snom <proemail0...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: CloudStack with Xen and vShere
Date Sun, 07 Apr 2013 15:59:31 GMT
thanks!!

To test Xen should I just follow the installations steps in the
Installation Manual for Citrix Xenserver, but using the binaries from
xen.org? any good instructional links on xen and cloudstack?

Thanks, again!!
Paul


On Sun, Apr 7, 2013 at 11:37 AM, David Nalley <david@gnsa.us> wrote:

> 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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