OW2 Announces First CompatibleOne Cloud Broker Demonstration

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Prologue and Xwiki, two participants in the CompatibleOne open source cloud computing project, demonstrate the feasibility of a cloud broker between OpenNebula and OpenStack independent platforms

OW2, the global open source community for open source middleware and generic applications, announced today the first cloud brokerage proof of concept demonstration by the CompatibleOne open source project. CompatibleOne open source cloud broker enables the deployment of applications across different OpenNebula and OpenStack cloud computing heterogeneous infrastructures.

Prologue and Xwiki, two participants in the CompatibleOne open source project have delivered a demonstration showing the deployment of an application on two heterogeneous cloud computing infrastructures. In the demonstration scenario, the consumer defines his or her requirements in a service manifest, requesting some nodes to be deployed on OpenStack and others on OpenNebula. The demonstrator shows how the CompatibleOne broker refers to this manifest to create and execute a provisioning plan satisfying the user constraints. The demonstration illustrates the capabilities of CompatibleOne to interoperate with heterogeneous cloud providers and to aggregate different cloud services.

The demonstration validates the VM interoperability mechanisms as planned by CompatibleOne. It illustrates CompatibleOne's capacity to interoperate with heterogeneous cloud providers and to aggregate various cloud services.

The demonstration took place at the joint meeting between CompatibleOne and the OW2 Open Source Cloudware initiative held at France Telecom Paris Tech on November 15, 2011. Both Prologue and Xwiki, participants in the CompatibleOne open source project, are corporate members of OW2.

About CompatibleOne
Open source project CompatibleOne aims to provide interoperable middleware for the description and federation of heterogeneous clouds comprising resources provisioned by different cloud providers. CompatibleOne also aims at being interoperable with most platforms to provide maximum freedom to users and developers and consequently break vendor lock-in. CompatibleOne is open to any partner wishing to contribute efforts and tools for the building of an Open Cloud respecting open standards. CompatibleOne is part of the OW2 Open Source Cloudware initiative (OSCi).

About OW2 :
Founded in January 2007, OW2 is a global independent industry community dedicated to developing open source code infrastructure (middleware and generic applications) and to fostering a vibrant community and business ecosystem. The OW2 Consortium hosts some one hundred technology projects, including ASM, Bonita, eXo Platform, JOnAS, Orbeon Forms, PetALS, SpagoBI and XWiki. Visit http://www.ow2.org

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