The Best Open Source Data Center And Cloud Software

  • Sun, 06/21/2015 - 02:02 by aatif

The Best Open Source Data Center And Cloud Software


Nginx is a free and open source web server. It is very fast web server written by Igor Sysoev a Russian software engineer. The main focus of this web serve is to provide high concurrency, performance and low memory usage. Nigix can be work as application accelerator,media delivery system and reverse proxy server for HTTP, HTTPS, SMTP, POP3. Nginx provide the features of load balancing, HTTP cache,streaming media services,offload concurrency,static content, latency processing, SSL and many more. Nginx can be used in number of operating system like Unix, Linux, BSD variants, Mac OS X, Solaris, AIX, HP-UX, and Microsoft Windows.


AppScale is an open source cloud computing solution written in Python, Ruby, Java, Go, PHP languages. It is developed and maintained by AppScale Systems Inc. AppScale can be used to scale and deploy unmodified Google App Engine applications over public and private cloud systems. The main purpose of this solution is to provide developer a API-driven development platform which can run applications on any cloud infrastructure easily. It can be used on different platform like Amazon EC2 to Microsoft Azure to, yes, Google Compute Engine, OpenStack, Softlayer(IBM), RackSpace, CloudStack, DigitalOcean, Eucalyptus,KVM,Xen.


Eucalyptus is a free and open source Linux-based software architecture. By using Eucalyptus you can build,deploy and manage Amazon Web Services. It also provide the facility of share the workload on your private server and Amazon. Eucalyptus provide the features of storage, pooling compute and network resources for dynamically scaled up or down when workload change. Installation procedure of Eucalyptus is very easy and its framework is highly modular. Eucalyptus core provide the number of support features to their user like Accounting Reports support, SAN support,Windows VM support, VMware Support and Users and Groups management.


PostgreSQL is an open source object relational database management system (ORDBMS).It is very powerful reliable and data integrity supported database structure. This database supported cross platform like Linux,UNIX and Windows. It provide the support of joins, foreign keys,views,triggers and stored procedures. It support different data types like integers, numeric, Boolean, char, varchar, interval, date, timestamp etc. It also supported binary large objects like sounds,picture and video. PostreSQL provides different features to their user suc like point in time recovery, MVCC, tablespacesn, nested transactions, sophisticated query planner, asynchronous replication etc. It support multi byte character encoding, Unicode and international character sets.


OpenStack is an open source cloud computing software platform solution. It has been used to control the resources of compute,networking and storage through datacenter and it can be managed through OpenStock API or dashboard. Usually user use this solution infrastructure as a service(IaaS). It is managed by OpenStack Foundation,it released under the Apache License and written in Python.