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Dell Technologies, in collaboration with ShapeBlue, developed a white paper describing the integration of Dell PowerFlex storage with the Apache CloudStack Infrastructure-as-a-Service platform. This integration facilitates the deployment of reliable and easy-to-manage cloud infrastructure with KVM hypervisor using the PowerFlex storage
This How-to Guide provides high-level steps to upgrade from an existing, production deployment of CloudPlatform to Apache CloudStack. ShapeBlue has extensive experience in these migrations and has migrated many organizations to Apache CloudStack without downtime. Following the steps outlined below will significantly de-risk these upgrades.
This POC guide gives you all the guidance you need to perform a successful Proof of Concept of Apache CloudStack. By following this guide, you will be prepared for what to expect from the technology and how to move into production. The guide gives detailed configuration information. At the end of this PoC, you will have a highly available, reliable and flexible CloudStack-powered cloud.
While OpenStack is known for its modularity, enabling tailored deployments, many users face issues regarding complexity, resource intensiveness, stability concerns, and challenging upgrades. As a result, organizations are exploring OpenStack alternatives. This article provides insights into the top alternatives to OpenStack – Apache CloudStack, VMware vCloud, and OpenNebula.

Guides

This ShapeBlue IaaS Quick Build Guide provides a straightforward set of instructions to get you up and running with a CloudStack-based Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) cloud.
This POC guide gives you all the guidance you need to perform a successful Proof of Concept of Apache CloudStack. By following this guide, you will be prepared for what to expect from the technology and how to move into production. The guide gives detailed configuration information. At the end of this PoC, you will have a highly available, reliable and flexible CloudStack-powered cloud.

White Papers and Solution Briefs

Terraform is an open-source infrastructure-as-code tool created by Hashicorp and Licensed through the Apache 2 License.

By using Terraform, end users can easily create complex infrastructures anywhere since Terraform has a huge list of providers supported, including Apache CloudStack.

This Solution Brief aids cloud and storage architects, consultants, administrators, and field practitioners in the design and deployment of reliable, easy-to-manage, and cost-efficient cloud infrastructure based on Apache CloudStack working with KVM hosts and StorPool Storage.

Combining Apache Cloudstack with LINBIT SDS creates a perfect environment for Cloud Providers, Hosting Companies, Finance Industries, ISP’s and many more.

LINBIT SDS provides organizations with the performance, simplicity, and flexibility they need from storage infrastructures.

Webinars

Videos

Subscribe to ShapeBlue’s YouTube channel to watch new Apache CloudStack Releases webinars, Feature First Look, Feature Deep Dive interviews and more.

Join us on YouTube to find recordings of talks from events, interviews with company and community members.

Explore the new release and discover Apache CloudStack 4.19 as a full-featured VMware alternative.