Cloud computing comparison

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The following is a comparison of some cloud computing software and providers. A more comprehensive list can be found at the foot of this page.

General information[edit]

Software Initial release date License(s) Written in As a service Local installations
fluid Operations eCloudManager 2009-03-01 Proprietary Java, Groovy No Yes
AppScale[1] 2009-03-07 BSD License Python, Ruby, Go Yes Yes
Cloud Foundry 2011-04-12 Apache License Ruby, C, Java, Go Yes Yes
Cloud.com / CloudStack[2] 2010-05-04 Apache license Java, C Yes Yes
Eucalyptus[3] 2008-05-29 Proprietary, GPL v3 Java, C Yes Yes
Flexiant Limited[4] 2007-01-15 Proprietary software Java, C Yes Yes
Nimbus 2009-01-09 Apache License Java, Python Yes Yes
OpenNebula[5] 2008-03-?? Apache License C++, C, Ruby, Java, Shell script, lex, yacc Yes Yes
OpenQRM[6] 2008-03-?? GPL License C++, PHP, Shell script Yes Yes
OpenShift[7] 2011-05-04 Apache License Ruby Yes Yes
OpenStack[8] 2010-10-21 Apache License Python Yes Yes
OnApp 2010-07-01 Proprietary Java, Ruby, C++ Yes Yes
oVirt 2012-08-09 Apache License Java, Python  ? Yes
Jelastic 2011-01-27 GPL License, Apache License, BSD License Java, JavaScript, Perl, Shell script Yes Yes
PetiteCloud 2014-01-01 BSD License Java, C No Yes

Supported Hosts[edit]

(what the cloud software runs on)

Software Linux FreeBSD Windows Bare Metal
fluid Operations Yes No Yes No
AppScale  ?  ?  ?
Cloud Foundry Yes No No Yes
Cloud.com / CloudStack Yes No No Yes
Eucalyptus Yes No No Yes[9]
Flexiant Limited No Yes No Yes
Nimbus  ?  ?  ?  ?
OpenNebula Yes No  ? No
OpenQRM Yes No No No
OpenShift Yes No No Yes
OpenStack Yes No Yes Yes
OnApp Yes No No Yes
oVirt Yes No No Yes
PetiteCloud Yes Yes In progress No

Supported Clients[edit]

(what the cloud software will run as a virtual instance)

Software Linux Windows VMware Xen KVM VirtualBox Other
fluid Operations Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No
AppScale  ?  ? Yes Yes Yes Yes
Cloud Foundry Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes
Cloud.com / CloudStack Yes Yes[10] Yes Yes Yes Yes
Eucalyptus Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes  ? Any guest OS supported by Xen, KVM, or VMWare
Flexiant Limited Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes FreeBSD
Nimbus  ?  ?  ? Yes Yes  ?
OpenNebula Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Any guest OS supported by Xen, KVM, or VMWare
OpenQRM Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
OpenShift Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes
OpenStack Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No
OnApp Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No JumpBox, FreeBSD
oVirt Yes Yes No No Yes No
Jelastic  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ? Parallels Virtuozzo Containers
PetiteCloud Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Any guest/instance supported by the supported hypervisors

Providers[edit]

PaaS providers which can run on IaaS providers ("itself" means the provider is both PaaS and IaaS):

Software Amazon EC2 Rackspace GoGrid Other
fluid Operations  ?  ?  ?
AppScale Yes  ?  ?
Cloud Foundry Yes  ?  ?
Cloudify Yes Yes  ? Yes
Cloud.com  ?  ?  ? itself
Eucalyptus  ?  ?  ? itself
Flexiant Limited  ?  ?  ? Itself
Nimbus  ?  ?  ? itself
OpenNebula  ?  ?  ? itself
OpenQRM  ?  ?  ? itself
OpenShift Yes  ?  ?
OpenStack Yes Yes Yes
OnApp  ?  ?  ? itself

PaaS pricing comparison of hosting services:

Provider Free tier Free trial Price per month Bandwidth limits
AppHarbor Yes (1 worker) Unlimited 49$ 2 workers, 200$ 4 workers  ?
Heroku Yes (1 worker) Unlimited 35$ 2 workers - 827$ 24 workers  ?
OpenShift Yes (3 small gears) Unlimited $42 ($0.05/hr per small gear, $0.12/hr per medium gear, up to 16 gears)  ?

Features[edit]

Software Failover OCCI vCloud S3
fluid Operations No No Yes No
AppScale No  ?  ? Yes
Cloud Foundry No No Yes No
Cloudify Yes No Yes No
Cloud.com / CloudStack Partial  ?  ?  ?
Eucalyptus No  ?  ? Yes
Flexiant Limited Yes No Yes No
Nimbus No  ?  ?  ?
OpenNebula Partial Yes Yes No
OpenQRM Yes Yes  ?  ?
OpenShift No No No No
OpenStack No Yes  ? Yes
OnApp Yes No No No

See also[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Urquhart, James (June 22, 2009). "The new generation of cloud-development platforms." CNET News. Accessed November 2011.
  2. ^ Harris, Derrick Harris (October 22, 2010). "Microsoft Joins OpenStack to Add Hyper-V Support." Gigaom.com. Accessed November 2011.
  3. ^ Prickett Timothy M. (May 10, 2011). "Ubuntu eats OpenStack for clouds - Eucalyptus leaves." The Register. Accessed November 2011.
  4. ^ Info-Tech Research Group (October 24, 2012). "Vendor Landscape: Cloud Management." [1]. Accessed January 2013.
  5. ^ European Commission Expert Group Report (January 26, 2010). "The Future of Cloud Computing"
  6. ^ " OpenQRM Enterprise Architecture (February 24, 2010)
  7. ^ Schabell, Eric (December 2012). OpenShift Primer "Ebook". Developer.Press. 
  8. ^ Pepple, Ken (August 2011). Deploying OpenStack. O'Reilly Media. ISBN 1-4493-1105-9. 
  9. ^ Poul Weiss " Youtube.com install instruction for node cluster." Youtube Video.12 Oct 2012.
  10. ^ "Apache CloudStack Features - Wide Range Guest VM OS Support".