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OpenStack vs VirtKick: What are the differences?

What is OpenStack? Open source software for building private and public clouds. 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.

What is VirtKick? Enter the cloud. Software as a service platform for hosting providers.

OpenStack and VirtKick can be primarily classified as "Open Source Cloud" tools.

"Private cloud" is the top reason why over 35 developers like OpenStack, while over 4 developers mention "Easy setup and simplicity in use." as the leading cause for choosing VirtKick.

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Pros of OpenStack
Pros of VirtKick
  • 43
    Private cloud
  • 34
    Avoid vendor lock-in
  • 18
    Flexible in use
  • 4
    Industry leader
  • 2
    Supported by many companies in top500
  • 1
    Robust architecture
  • 5
    Easy setup and simplicity in use
  • 1
    One Click Install

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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.

What is VirtKick?

Software as a service platform for hosting providers.

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    What are some alternatives to OpenStack and VirtKick?
    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
    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
    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.
    Docker
    The Docker Platform is the industry-leading container platform for continuous, high-velocity innovation, enabling organizations to seamlessly build and share any application β€” from legacy to what comes next β€” and securely run them anywhere
    KVM
    KVM (for Kernel-based Virtual Machine) is a full virtualization solution for Linux on x86 hardware containing virtualization extensions (Intel VT or AMD-V).
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    How developers use OpenStack and VirtKick
    STILLWATER SUPERCOMPUTING INC uses
    OpenStack

    IaaS for our core private cloud, and with AWS, HP Helion, and Rackspace to burst to public clouds to create a multi-sourced hybrid cloud setup.

    Yechan Kim uses
    OpenStack

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    SHOUTca.st uses
    OpenStack

    Used for object storage + public cloud for a few machines