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OpenStack

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OpenStack vs Proxmox VE: What are the differences?

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; Proxmox VE: Open-Source Virtualization Platform. It is a complete open-source platform for all-inclusive enterprise virtualization that tightly integrates KVM hypervisor and LXC containers, software-defined storage and networking functionality on a single platform, and easily manages high availability clusters and disaster recovery tools with the built-in web management interface.

OpenStack can be classified as a tool in the "Open Source Cloud" category, while Proxmox VE is grouped under "Virtualization Platform".

According to the StackShare community, OpenStack has a broader approval, being mentioned in 87 company stacks & 248 developers stacks; compared to Proxmox VE, which is listed in 16 company stacks and 15 developer stacks.

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Pros of OpenStack
Pros of Proxmox VE
  • 45
    Private cloud
  • 36
    Avoid vendor lock-in
  • 19
    Flexible in use
  • 5
    Industry leader
  • 3
    Supported by many companies in top500
  • 2
    Robust architecture
  • 6
    HA VM & LXC devices
  • 6
    Ease of use
  • 5
    Robust architecture
  • 5
    Avoid vendor lock-in
  • 2
    Free
  • 1
    Cluster
  • 1
    Backup

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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 Proxmox VE?

It is a complete open-source platform for all-inclusive enterprise virtualization that tightly integrates KVM hypervisor and LXC containers, software-defined storage and networking functionality on a single platform, and easily manages high availability clusters and disaster recovery tools with the built-in web management interface.

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    What are some alternatives to OpenStack and Proxmox VE?
    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 — from legacy to what comes next — 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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