Managing Xen instances is a drag. So my buddies in the Google ZÃ¼rich office built a system for managing them . Now life is great! The team I manage has put Xen clusters all over the world, all managed with Ganeti. It rocks. I'm proud to see it is available to everyone now under a GPLv2 license.
When I first heard the name, I thought it sounded like an new kind of Italian dessert. But what do you expect from a guy with a last name like "Limoncelli"?