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what is the diffrence between openstack and encalyptus

asked 2010-12-14 10:02:12 -0500

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what is the advantages of openstack? is the architecture of openstack better than eucalyptus?if i were a service provider, why i chose openstack as my cloud platform?

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answered 2010-12-21 01:51:32 -0500

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Thanks David Pravec, that solved my question.

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answered 2010-12-14 10:44:43 -0500

Differences in features: http://wiki.openstack.org/Nova/EucalyptusFeatureComparison (http://wiki.openstack.org/Nova/Eucaly...)

Reasons why i joined openstack project, in no particular order, all of them are important a lot for me and for most of them i could not find another project being at least half that good: * Free/Open spirit: http://wiki.openstack.org/Open * http://wiki.openstack.org/BasicDesignTenets (http://wiki.openstack.org/BasicDesign...) (reading this page told me a lot about authors) * Python, very readable, adaptable, extendable code. See also http://www.ohloh.net/p/novacc/factoids/4030902 (http://www.ohloh.net/p/novacc/factoid...) * AMQP for async operations * Large number of notable companies are joining -- http://www.openstack.com/community/ * IRC channel -- many very smart and friendly people are here, having the right mood (!) * Very large active development team -- http://www.ohloh.net/p/novacc/factoids/4030901 (http://www.ohloh.net/p/novacc/factoid...)

To be fair, what i do not like on openstack: * documentation is still very sparse. It is improving now, but still its not good enough. * live migration support is what i would love to see working (its coming, but not yet there) * i would love to see sheepdog or similar system integrated already (again, there are people working on that)

To sum it all: OpenStack is still very young, but it is clear to me that this project will win in the longer run. When i understood that there is no viable alternative, i decided to join the winning team.

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