7 Haizea and OpenNebula

OpenNebula (http://www.opennebula.org/) is a virtual infrastructure manager that enables the dynamic deployment and re-allocation of virtual machines on a pool of physical resources. Haizea can be used to extend OpenNebula's scheduling capabilities, allowing it to support advance reservation of resources and queueing of best effort requests. OpenNebula and Haizea complement each other, since OpenNebula provides all the enactment muscle (OpenNebula can manage Xen, KVM, and VMWare VMs on a cluster) and Haizea provides the scheduling brains. Using both of them together is simple, since Haizea acts as a drop-in replacement for OpenNebula's scheduling daemon.

This chapter explains how to use OpenNebula and Haizea together, and explains how to submit requests to OpenNebula to use Haizea's scheduling capabilities.

Borja Sotomayor 2009-12-17