9 Open source Data center and Cloud Software

by April 19, 2016 0 comments

Cloud and Data center software’s to controls large pools of computing, storage, and networking resources throughout a datacenter managed through a dashboard.

1. OpenShift


OpenShift is a cloud Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) developed by Red Hat. OpenShift is Red Hat’s Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) that allows developers to quickly develop, host, and scale applications in a cloud environment. With OpenShift, you have a choice of offerings, including online, on-premise, and open source project options.

2. Ceph


Ceph provides seamless access to objects using native language bindings or radosgw, a REST interface that’s compatible with applications written for S3 and Swift. Ceph provides a POSIX-compliant network file system that aims for high performance, large data storage, and maximum compatibility with legacy applications.

3. Nginx


NGINX is a free, open-source, high-performance HTTP server and reverse proxy, as well as an IMAP/POP3 proxy server. NGINX is known for its high performance, stability, rich feature set, simple configuration, and low resource consumption. Nginx Plus, which adds enterprise features such as load balancing, streaming media services, and high-end cache controls to the mix.

4. OpenStack


The OpenStack Summit is the most important gathering of IT leaders, telco operators, cloud administrators, app developers and OpenStack contributors building the future of cloud computing. OpenStack software controls large pools of computing, storage, and networking resources throughout a datacenter managed through a dashboard or via the OpenStack API.

5. AppScale


AppScale is an open-source cloud computing platform that automatically deploys and scales unmodified Google App Engine applications over public and private cloud systems, as well as on-premises clusters. With AppScale, you can run your App Engine app on any physical or cloud infrastructure, wherever you want.”

6. Eucalyptus


Eucalyptus is free and open-source computer software for building Amazon Web Services (AWS)-compatible private and hybrid cloud computing environments marketed by the company Eucalyptus Systems. Eucalyptus enables pooling to compute, storage, and network resources that can be dynamically scaled up or down as application workloads change.

7. Ansible


Ansible, a free-software platform for configuring and managing computers, combines multi-node software deployment, ad-hoc task execution, and configuration management. Ansible is a streamlined data center orchestration tool that does not rely on agents, but rather communicates with remotely managed devices via SSH for Linux and Unix systems, and via PowerShell for Windows systems.

8. Cloud Foundry


Cloud Foundry is an open source cloud computing platform as a service (PaaS) originally created by VMware to streamline deployment for application developers, application operators, and cloud operators. Cloud Foundry was open sourced in 2011 under the Apache 2.0 license, with the pitch to developers that they could code in the languages and Web frameworks of their choice without worrying about the IT environment. It’s a promise the project has kept.

9. Docker


An open platform for distributed applications for developers and sysadmins. Docker runs any app, anywhere. Those apps can be managed on-premises or in the cloud with Docker Universal Control Plane and Docker Cloud.



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