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Eucalyptus is open source software for building AWS-compatible private clouds.
This Eucalyptus wiki is a collection of technical documents for cloud users, cloud administrators, code contributors and partners.
For the official Eucalyptus web site, visit eucalyptus.com.
About Eucalyptus — Eucalyptus is a set of web services, modeled after and compatible with Amazon Web Services (AWS). Written mostly in Java, Eucalyptus integrates components from over 100 open source projects, tested and packaged into a single easy-to-install and easy-to-use product. Eucalyptus runs on virtualized infrastructure (Linux+KVM).
Acronym — Eucalyptus is actually an acronym, which stands for "Elastic Utility Computing Architecture, Linking Your Programs To Useful Systems".
Architecture — You can see the design documents for Eucalyptus in our architecture repository.
AWS Tools — Eucalyptus is AWS Compatible. See the AWS tools we recommend, and how to configure them for use with Eucalyptus, on our AWS Tools page.
Bugs — You can file bugs on our Jira instance.
Documentation — Reference all of our product documentation.
Feedback — You can always ask questions on any of our Eucalyptus mailing lists.
Install — To install Eucalyptus, try the one-line installer with Faststart. After install completes (usually in less than 30 minutes) you can immediately begin using your private cloud platform with the default account, user and password.
IRC — You can find us on Freenode IRC on #eucalyptus
Mailing List — Join one of the Eucalyptus mailing lists to keep up with latest developments and join our users and developers in conversation.
Nightlies — You can install nightly builds of the latest Eucalyptus development builds by following these instructions.
People — Lots of great people contribute to Eucalyptus. Meet some of them.
Videos — You can see how Eucalyptus works on videos at YouTube.