Automate your virtual cloud appliance onto IBM PureFlex System

The IBM Virtual Appliance Factory automates the deployment of your cloud appliance onto KVM and PowerVM environments

From the developerWorks archives

Jarek Miszczyk

Date archived: November 29, 2016 | First published: April 11, 2012

IBM® PureFlex™ System is a cloud-ready, expert, integrated system that brings together the infrastructure and application layer with proven patterns and can be specifically optimized to meet specific needs, providing all of the infrastructure elements required to run your workloads in a single system. To further the IBM PureFlex System advantage with a speedy time-to-deployment, there is the IBM Virtual Appliance Factory toolkit that automates the deployment of your cloud appliance — your application along with the appropriately configured operating system and middleware — onto Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM) and PowerVM cloud environments. Take a tour of the toolkit.

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