The Xen Perl Library by Ben Booth provides a Perl interface to the Xen API with shortcuts for users to import, export, create, or destroy VMs. The Xen API, or XAPI, gives developers tools and an interface for the remote management of virtualized guests running on a Xen-enabled host.
Looking to turn the concept of the Internet of Things (IoT) into something that more closely resembles an actual platform of developing interoperable applications, IBM, GE, Intel, Cisco and AT&T announced today that they are coming together to form an Industrial Internet Consortium (ICC). Dr. Richard Soley, executive director of the ICC and CEO of the Object Management Group (OMG) that is managing ICC, says the ICC will be an organization dedicated to identifying and resolving interoperability issues limiting the development of IoT applications.
Hosting provider Rackspace has launched OnMetal, a new hosting offering that give customers the ability to scale their infrastructure using dedicated hardware the same way they do with their existing multi-tenant cloud offering.