Qlusters Releases openQRM 3.5

Qlusters has released openQRM 3.5 to SourceForge.net. The 3.5 open source release succeeds release 3.1.4 and includes a set of new features based on input from various data centers and test/dev labs. Release 3.5 is available for download now.

openQRM is a Datacenter Management Tool that can manage different Physical and also VirtualMachine instances. It allows seamless deployment of physical and virtual machine instances and also supports P2V, V2P and even V2V migration across different technologies.

With this release they also announced that this will be the last openQRM release by Qlusters and they hope the community will continue to evolve and develop openQRM.

Matt Rechenburg will remain active project leader and Qlusters wishes him and the openQRM project a future of prosperity and continued success.

Qlusters also appointed a new CEO, Dror Nemirovsky, who joined the companty in 2007. Prior to joining Qlusters, Dror held various senior positions in both the US and Israel with companies such as Amdocs Marcam Corporation and Iscar in Israel. He replaced Qlusters founder Ofer Shoshan who had been CEO until October 2007.

With openQRM, Qlusters was working on one of the leading opensource data center management tools. Apart from their involvement in openQRM, they also offer enterprise level services and support for Nagios.

Matt Rechenburg left Qlusters and with him, the openQRM project got a new home and new direction. The initial code of a revamp of openQRM wihch will make it more flexible and more performant; adding more PHP to the code base will for sure attract a bigger development crowd.

Qlusters has yet to announce where it is heading next.

About the author

Kris Buytaert is a long time Linux and Open Source Consultant active in Belgium , Europe and the rest of the universe. He is currently working for Inuits Kris is the Co-Author of Virtualization with Xen ,used to be the maintainer of the openMosix HOWTO and author of different technical publications. He is frequently speaking at, or organizing different international conferences He spends most of his time working on Linux Clustering (both High Availability, Scalability and HPC), Virtualisation and Large Infrastructure Management projects hence trying to build infrastructures that can survive the 10th floor test, better known today as the cloud while actively promoting the devops idea ! His blog titled "Everything is a Freaking DNS Problem" can be found at http://www.krisbuytaert.be/blog/

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