This section describes concepts and tasks you need to successfully install Eucalyptus.
This topic helps you understand, plan for, and install Eucalyptus. If you follow the recommendations and instructions in this guide, you will have a working version of Eucalyptus customized for your specific needs and requirements.
Introduction to Eucalyptus Eucalyptus is a Linux-based software architecture that implements scalable private and hybrid clouds within your existing IT infrastructure. Eucalyptus allows you to use your own collections of resources (hardware, storage, and network) using a self-service interface on an as-needed basis.