Nephelae Cloud Infrastructure

General Information about Nephelae

Nephelae is a cloud computing cluster running Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS and open source OpenStack Folsom release.

Topology setup

Nephelae is currently consisted of six servers.

Currently configured topology puts users facing OpenStack Dashboard. Dashboard communicates with Nova Cloud Controller (on one server), while another back-end server is running Nova Network Controller for network control. The other servers are used for VM hosting (Nova Compute).

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Nephelae's architecture Nephelae's hardware

Nephelae's Hardware Specifications

 CPU ModelCPUsTotal CoresTotal RAM (GB)Storage Capacity (TB)
Nova Cloud Controller 
OpenStack Dashboard
E5620@2.40Ghz 2 16 72 1.6
Nova Network Controller E5620@2.40Ghz 2 16 72 1.6
Nova Compute 1 E5620@2.40Ghz 2 16 72 1.6
Nova Compute 2 X5650@2.67Ghz 2 24 72 1.6
Nova Compute 3 X5650@2.67Ghz 2 24 72 1.6
Nova Compute 4 X5650@2.67Ghz 2 24 72 1.6
Nova Compute 5 X5690@3.47GHz 2 24 80 0.4
Total   14 144 512 GB 10.0 TB

 

Time Period
Instances
RAM MB - Hours
CPU Hours
Disk GB - Hours
2013-01-01 - 2013-12-31 194 1262041775.22 514630.34 3652489.77
2014-01-01 - 2014-04-14 50 631989054.54 349108.80 3317401.71

Nephelae cloud infrastructure is funded by the University of Cyprus