Ubuntu Enterprise Cloud
Welcome to the Maverick Meerkat edition of Ubuntu Enterprise Cloud, a special product derived from the Ubuntu Server operating system and designed from the ground up to allow anyone to easily and quickly deploy Ubuntu in the cloud.
Features at a glance
Key features include the ability to configure multiple clusters into a single cloud system, support for the Kernel Virtual Machine (KVM) hypervisor, support for the Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP) with Web Services security, support for malleable IP assignment.
In addition, the project comes with built-in basic cloud administration tools specifically designed to allow users to easily manage the cloud configuration, Amazon EC2 compatibility, and support for a wide range of cloud management utilities.
Availability and supported platforms
Ubuntu Enterprise Cloud 10.10 was officially announced by Canonical on October 10, 2010 along with the Ubuntu Server operating system, and supported until April 10, 2012. It is available for download as tar.gz archives that contain the main cloud image in the IMG format, designed for 32-bit (i386) and 64-bit (amd64) hardware platforms.
Canonical provides users with Amazon Machine Images (AMI) running on the powerful Amazon EC2 cloud platform, capable of being launched with a click of a mouse. Furthermore, you can install a fresh cloud server using the ISO images of the Ubuntu Server operating system.
It is also possible to install Ubuntu Enterprise Cloud on top of a running cloud system using the aforementioned archives. Detailed installation instructions are provided at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/UEC?action=show&redirect=Eucalyptus.
In conclusion, we are happy to report that Ubuntu Enterprise Cloud 10.10 (Maverick Meerkat) is another great release of this powerful project that allows advanced users with special requirements to deploy Ubuntu in the cloud with minimum effort. This version is no longer maintained and has been archived for historical purposes only.