OpenStack Alternatives

    OpenStack is described as 'OpenStack is a global collaboration of developers and cloud computing technologists producing the ubiquitous open source cloud computing platform for public and private clouds' and is a popular website in the Development category. There are more than 50 alternatives to OpenStack, not only websites but also apps for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Windows, Self-Hosted solutions and SaaS. The best alternative is QEMU, which is both free and Open Source. Other great sites and apps similar to OpenStack are Proxmox Virtual Environment (Freemium, Open Source), Linode (Paid), Microsoft Azure (Paid) and Xen (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jul 27, 2021

    1. Nanobox is the ideal platform for developers. Taking on the role of DevOps, so you don't have to, Nanobox does all your infrastructure creation, configuration, and management, so you're able to focus on code, not config.


      A WARNING announced from its website :
      Nanobox is reaching its end of life on March 31, 2021.
      After that time, you will be unable to access the Nanobox service.

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    2. XCP-ng is a high-performance, enterprise-level hypervisor with a rich ecosystem and is the result of massive cooperation between individuals and companies. All commercial features are enabled with no commitment required to a support agreement.
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    3. Google Cloud platform enables you to build and host web apps on the same systems that power Google applications.
    4. Apache's CloudStack is a Project backed by Citrix and designed to be a direct competitor to OpenStack. It is designed to deploy and manage large networks of virtual machines, as a highly available, highly scalable Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) cloud computing platform.
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      Almost everyone thinks CloudStack is a great alternative to OpenStack.
      retrack CloudStack has less moving parts in general than other Cloud Control Panels.
      Positive comment over 5 years ago

    5. Open-source PaaS for Java, Ruby, Python and Node.js.
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    6. CoreOS is a new Linux distribution that has been rearchitected to provide features needed to run modern infrastructure stacks.
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    7. Microsoft Hyper-V Server is a free product that delivers enterprise-class virtualization for your datacenter and hybrid cloud.
    8. Google Compute Engine is not just fast. It’s Google fast. In fact, it’s a class of fast that enables new service architectures entirely..
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    9. SmartOS is a hypervisor lean enough to run entirely in memory, powerful enough to run as much as you want to throw at it. Provisioning is blindingly fast, thanks to zones and ZFS file system creation.
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    10. Danube Cloud is a cloud management software used for deploying, maintaining and automating cloud data centers and their processes. The project aims to simplify the whole server virtualization environment by automating all the repetitive tasks for the system administrator.
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