A quick intro to DevCloud the CloudStack sandbox, and how to use CloudMonkey to manage your cloud.
DevCloud is a virtualbox image that contains the CloudStack source code and that is setup to run the storage infrastructure needed by CloudStack plus the networking setup to build the guest network of the VMs. Tiny Linux instances can be started within the Devcloud VM making use of nested virtualization.
This is a perfect setup to discover cloudstack, give demos and test new codes. It is used to test new releases and verify basic functionality. You can run DevCloud on your laptop and then use the command line interface CloudMonkey to make API calls to your DevCloud instance.
This is the perfect complement to the talk on CloudMonkey and shows the basic functionality of a cloud. Instance creation, snapshots, networking, network offering and AWS EC2 compatibility.