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Pros of LocalStack
Pros of OpenStack
  • 4
    Integration with Python/nosetests
  • 4
    Local/offline testing
  • 4
    No dependency on cloud
  • 3
    Available as Docker image
  • 3
    Continuous integration
  • 3
    The correct URL is
  • 3
    Integration with Java/JUnit
  • 3
    Increases dev speed
  • 3
    Easy to use
  • 3
    Cost effective testing
  • 54
    Private cloud
  • 37
    Avoid vendor lock-in
  • 22
    Flexible in use
  • 6
    Industry leader
  • 4
    Supported by many companies in top500
  • 4
    Robust architecture

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Cons of LocalStack
Cons of OpenStack
  • 2
    Doesn't work well on Windows
  • 1
    No proper admin panel/web UI
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    What is LocalStack?

    LocalStack provides an easy-to-use test/mocking framework for developing Cloud applications.

    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.

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