[ovirt-users] oVirt Monthly Newsletter: December 2014

Brian Proffitt bproffit at redhat.com
Wed Jan 7 09:57:38 EST 2015

The close of the old year was a little more of a downbeat, but the news and views about oVirt were still happening!

News and Community

oVirt is now officially part of the CentOS Virt SIG! (http://lists.centos.org/pipermail/centos-virt/2014-December/004187.html)

Meanwhile, CentOS 7 gets reviewed using oVirt (http://www.networkworld.com/article/2861458/linux/centos-7-the-perfect-gift-for-the-linux-do-it-yourselfer.html)

CloudSpin is a great new *free* (as in everything) machine-hosting service that uses oVirt. Learn more at https://cloudspin.me/

Better performance than VMware? Here's how to set up oVirt and Gluster to achieve better benchmarks [Spanish] http://blog.sotoca.es/2014/08/agilizando-la-infraestructura-iii-ovirt.html

Find out how the University of Sevilla used oVirt and tools from UDS Enterprise to build a better virtual desktop solution for their campus: http://www.slideshare.net/UDSenterprise/virtual-desktops-in-educational-environments (http://www.slideshare.net/UDSenterpriseSpain/escritorios-virtuales-en-entornos-educativos [Spanish])

Allon Murenik opines on The Helpful Stranger and Meaning of Open Source (http://opensource.com/life/14/12/the-meaning-of-open-source)

Open Source Is Just Another Way of Doing Good Business, and everyone knows it: http://community.redhat.com/blog/2014/12/open-source-is-just-another-way-of-doing-good-business/

ManageIQ partner VMTurbo asks: Does a Monitoring Tool Provide Automated Decisions? Especially using technologies like oVirt and RHEV? http://vmturbo.com/blog/monitoring-tool-automated-decisions/

Deploying and Managing Gluster using oVirt Webadmin Portal http://blogs-ramesh.blogspot.in/2014/12/deploying-gluster-using-ovirt.html

oVirt's China community just posted the oVirt 3.5 release notes (http://ovirt-china.org/mediawiki/index.php/OVirt_3.5_Release_Notes)

Discover more about open source virtualization options (http://computerworld.cz/software/virtualizace-ve-viru-open-source-51667) [Czech]


Check out rbovirt, a Ruby client for the oVirt REST API (http://rubygems.org/gems/rbovirt)

Learn more about the new UI plugin for oVirt, iso-uploader-plugin: https://github.com/ovirt-china/iso-uploader-plugin/wiki/Specifications


oVirt is featured software on the popular Hak5 video podcast http://youtu.be/6w8F5k41_9E

Learn more about another successful VMware to oVirt migrtation: http://tv.rediris.es/es/jt2014/400.html [Spanish]

Introduction to oVirt as CISL: http://youtu.be/EuxRrlsGO3k [Portuguese]

Manage oVirt Open Source Project Infrastructure with Jenkins: http://youtu.be/WIRxw3noMmA [Hebrew]

Take a video tour of oVirt http://youtu.be/cgH20bYt2z8 [Russian]

Brian Proffitt

Community Liaison
Open Source and Standards, Red Hat - http://community.redhat.com
Phone: +1 574 383 9BKP
IRC: bkp @ OFTC

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