Cluster virtual server management software

Ganeti is a cluster virtual server management software tool built on top of existing virtualization technologies such as Xen or KVM and other open source software.

Ganeti requires pre-installed virtualization software on your servers in order to function. Once installed, the tool assumes management of the virtual instances (Xen DomU). Ganeti controls:

  • Disk creation management
  • Operating system installation for instances (in co-operation with OS-specific install scripts)
  • Startup, shutdown, and failover between physical systems

Ganeti is designed to facilitate cluster management of virtual servers and to provide fast and simple recovery after physical failures using commodity hardware. Primary Ganeti web page is

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  • xen
  • virtualization


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Ganeti 2016 Projects

  • Daniil Leshchev
    Optimize balancing speed by accounting for migration speed
    I wish to solve the task of optimize balancing speed and providing balancing user options for HTools. The main idea is to get make process of...