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I was wondering if there was any way to install Ubuntu Cloud (Nodes and Clusters) inside VirtualBox just to see how things work, before I actually use multiple machines to do the job?

I know if it is possible the system will be very slow, but its just a one time trial to see how things work if I setup my own cloud.


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Yes, you install Ubuntu Server and then the cloud tools. You should try the image described here: Ubuntu Cloud Live. Probably it's a better start than installing a bunch of os's. You can use it to boot real machines or as a vm disk. Hope it helps.

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Thank you so much, will definitely check it out! Going to start experimenting with cloud now :) – Fayaz Nov 25 '11 at 6:13

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