What is OpenStack?
OpenStack is a cloud operating system that controls large pools of compute, storage, and networking resources throughout a datacenter, all managed through a dashboard that gives administrators control while empowering their users to provision resources through a web interface.
OpenStack is a tool in the Open Source Cloud category of a tech stack.
Who uses OpenStack?
96 companies reportedly use OpenStack in their tech stacks, including PayPal, Hubspot, and doubleSlash.
435 developers on StackShare have stated that they use OpenStack.
Ansible, Terraform, Rancher, Fastly, and Packer are some of the popular tools that integrate with OpenStack. Here's a list of all 26 tools that integrate with OpenStack.
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OpenStack Alternatives & Comparisons
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Red Hat OpenShift
OpenShift is Red Hat's Cloud Computing Platform as a Service (PaaS) offering. OpenShift is an application platform in the cloud where application developers and teams can build, test, deploy, and run their applications.
Cloud Foundry is an open platform as a service (PaaS) that provides a choice of clouds, developer frameworks, and application services. Cloud Foundry makes it faster and easier to build, test, deploy, and scale applications.
Kubernetes is an open source orchestration system for Docker containers. It handles scheduling onto nodes in a compute cluster and actively manages workloads to ensure that their state matches the users declared intentions.
The Docker Platform is the industry-leading container platform for continuous, high-velocity innovation, enabling organizations to seamlessly build and share any application — from legacy to what comes next — and securely run them anywhere
KVM (for Kernel-based Virtual Machine) is a full virtualization solution for Linux on x86 hardware containing virtualization extensions (Intel VT or AMD-V).