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Why You are using OpenStack?

asked 2015-07-29 09:49:54 -0500

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I mean why not having just single or a few servers, why its good to gather the servers under OpenStack?

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answered 2015-07-29 10:01:59 -0500

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updated 2015-07-29 10:07:15 -0500

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answered 2015-07-29 11:13:26 -0500

updated 2015-07-29 11:13:46 -0500

In short, we use it for ease of management and its open sourced-ness.

Those qualities allows us to control our destiny (no vendor lockin). Control for compliance like HIPAA. Within the org we can cleanly track how much of our resources are being used because its fairly easy to monitor the usage of the service - Openstack is nothing but Infrastructure as a Service.

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answered 2015-07-31 04:46:37 -0500

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  1. Power and functionality (although the flip side is complexity)
  2. Wide support and strong community
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