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OpenNebula 3 Cloud Computing by Giovanni Toraldo

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Chapter 2. Building Up Your Cloud

Before you get started with the OpenNebula installation and configuration procedures, you need to get an overview about the hardware components that are used to build up the physical infrastructure that will host your cloud.

Typical cloud hardware

You need an overview of the typical hardware required for building up your cloud. However, keep in mind that the following advice will only give you an idea of the kind of hardware required. Every infrastructure will have its own requirements, so your mileage may vary.

CPU

One of the most interesting points is that there is no special hardware requirement for your cloud hosts other than having a CPU with virtualization support. You can check it by viewing the information ...

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