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OpenStack vs XenServer: 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 XenServer? An open source virtualization platform. It is a leading virtualization management platform optimized for application, desktop and server virtualization infrastructures. It is used in the world's largest clouds and enterprises.

OpenStack belongs to "Open Source Cloud" category of the tech stack, while XenServer can be primarily classified under "Virtual Machine Management".

According to the StackShare community, OpenStack has a broader approval, being mentioned in 87 company stacks & 248 developers stacks; compared to XenServer, which is listed in 9 company stacks and 7 developer stacks.

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Pros of XenServer
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    Private cloud
  • 34
    Avoid vendor lock-in
  • 18
    Flexible in use
  • 4
    Industry leader
  • 2
    Supported by many companies in top500
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    Robust architecture
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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 XenServer?

    It is a leading virtualization management platform optimized for application, desktop and server virtualization infrastructures. It is used in the world's largest clouds and enterprises.

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      What are some alternatives to OpenStack and XenServer?
      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 XenServer
      Avatar of STILLWATER SUPERCOMPUTING INC
      STILLWATER SUPERCOMPUTING INC uses OpenStackOpenStack

      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.

      Avatar of Yechan Kim
      Yechan Kim uses OpenStackOpenStack

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      Avatar of SHOUTca.st
      SHOUTca.st uses OpenStackOpenStack

      Used for object storage + public cloud for a few machines

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