Open Source Cloud Software


The Big List of Open Source Cloud Resouces/Software.  I’m NOT prepared listing all of them here…. readmore_03_tparent30_twinkles



Abiquo Enterprise Edition is a web-based cloud computing toolkit developed by Abiquo.  Written entirely in Java, it is used to build, integrate and manage public and private clouds in homogeneous environments.  Users can deploy and manage servers, storage system and network and virtual devices.  It also supports LDAP integration.
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Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2)

Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) is a central part of’s cloud computing platform, Amazon Web Services (AWS).  EC2 allows users to rent virtual computers on which to run their own computer applications.  EC2 allows scalable deployment of applications by providing a Web service through which a user can boot an Amazon Machine Image to create a virtual machine, which Amazon calls an “instance”, containing any software desired.  A user can create, launch, and terminate server instances as needed, paying by the hour for active servers, hence the term “elastic”. EC2 provides users with control over the geographical location of instances that allows for latency optimization and high levels of redundancy.
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Cloud 9 IDE

Cloud9 IDE is an open source web-based cloud integrated development environment that supports several programming languages, with a focus on the web stack (specifically JavaScript and NodeJS).  It is written almost entirely in JavaScript, and uses Node.js on the back-end.  The editor component uses Ace.
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Eucalyptus Cloud

Eucalyptus is 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 compute, storage, and network resources that can be dynamically scaled up or down as application workloads change.
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OpenNebula is an open-source cloud computing toolkit for managing heterogeneous distributed data center infrastructures.  The OpenNebula toolkit manages a data center’s virtual infrastructure to build private, public and hybrid implementations of infrastructure as a service.
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OpenShift is a cloud computing platform as a service product from Red Hat. A version for private cloud is named OpenShift Enterprise.

The software that runs the service is open-sourced under the name OpenShift Origin, and is available on GitHub.  Developers can use Git to deploy web applications in different languages on the platform.
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OpenStack is a cloud computing project to provide an infrastructure as a service (IaaS).  It is free open source software released under the terms of the Apache License.  The project is managed by the OpenStack Foundation, a non-profit corporate entity established in September 2012 to promote OpenStack software and its community.
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oVirt is a free platform virtualization management web application community project started by Red Hat.  oVirt is built on libvirt which could allow it to manage virtual machines hosted on any supported backend, including KVM, Xen and VirtualBox.  However, oVirt is currently focused on KVM alone. oVirt is an open source software with backing from Red Hat and it is the base for Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization.
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Ubuntu Cloud and Juju

Ubuntu One

Ubuntu One is a cloud service and OpenID-based single sign on service operated by Canonical Ltd. to allow users to store data within the cloud and to log onto many Canonical-owned websites.

The service enables users to store files online and sync them between computers and mobile devices, as well as stream audio and music from cloud to mobile devices.
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Ubuntu Juju

Automate your cloud infrastructure

Configure, manage, maintain, deploy and scale efficiently with best-practice Charms on any public, private or hybrid cloud from a powerful GUI or the command-line.

Juju enables you to use Charms to deploy your application architectures to EC2, OpenStack, Azure your data center and even your own Ubuntu based laptop.  Moving between environments is simple giving you the flexibility to switch hosts whenever you want — for free.
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Using OpenShift with Cloud 9


OpenShift on OpenStack
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