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Apache CloudStack

Apache CloudStack is an opensource Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) cloud computing platform
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What is Apache CloudStack?

CloudStack is open source software designed to deploy and manage large networks of virtual machines, as a highly available, highly scalable Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) cloud computing platform.
Apache CloudStack is a tool in the Open Source Cloud category of a tech stack.
Apache CloudStack is an open source tool with 1.8K GitHub stars and 1.1K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Apache CloudStack's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Apache CloudStack?

Companies
13 companies reportedly use Apache CloudStack in their tech stacks, including Spotify, Accenture, and main.

Developers
54 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Apache CloudStack.

Apache CloudStack Integrations

Pros of Apache CloudStack
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Apache CloudStack works
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Multi hypervisor
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Easy setup
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Real open source software
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Open architecture
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Community support
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Hybrid Cloud integration
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Secure
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Simple
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Scalable
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Easy to use API
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Terraform Support
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Kubernetes Support

Apache CloudStack's Features

  • Works with hosts running KVM, XenServer/XCP-ng, VMware ESXi with vSphere and HyperV
  • Provides a friendly Web-based UI for managing the cloud
  • Provides a native API
  • Manages storage for instances running on the hypervisors (primary storage) as well as templates, snapshots, and ISO images (secondary storage)
  • Orchestrates network services from the data link layer (L2) to some application layer (L7) services, such as DHCP, NAT, firewall, VPN, and so on
  • Accounting of network, compute, and storage resources
  • Multi-tenancy/account separation
  • User management
  • Supports Kubernetes, Terraform, Ansible

Apache CloudStack Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Apache CloudStack?
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.
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.
OpenNebula
It provides a simple but feature-rich and flexible solution for the comprehensive management of virtualized data centers to enable on-premise enterprise clouds in existing infrastructures. It can be primarily used as a virtualization tool to manage your virtual infrastructure in the data-center or cluster, which is usually referred as Private Cloud. It supports Hybrid Cloud to combine local infrastructure with public cloud-based infrastructure, enabling highly scalable hosting environments.
JavaScript
JavaScript is most known as the scripting language for Web pages, but used in many non-browser environments as well such as node.js or Apache CouchDB. It is a prototype-based, multi-paradigm scripting language that is dynamic,and supports object-oriented, imperative, and functional programming styles.
Git
Git is a free and open source distributed version control system designed to handle everything from small to very large projects with speed and efficiency.
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Apache CloudStack's Followers
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