Open Nebula becomes what you want
An intricate sand castle sculpture, about 10 feet (over 3 meters) high, in Victoria, Australia. Photo courtesy Wikipedia, under Creative Commons license.
As children, our sand castles were limited only by our imaginations. Sand is a great building material, making it possible to do almost whatever you wanted. It is abundant, easy to shape and, if the tower, outer wall or turret didn’t turn out as you hoped, easy to re-shape. It might not be very permanent, but for the job at hand — it worked great. The stuff of computing should be a bit more durable, but similarly flexible. The demands of today will not be the same as those of tomorrow, and the computing underpinnings should adapt as needed. Companies who manage a lot of data can now hire the support of a start-up business, C12G Labs, to help them design and construct a custom-fit cloud infrastructure. The people behind OpenNebula — an open-source toolkit to build cloud computi