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OpenStack vs. CloudStack: The beginning of the open-source cloud wars

Apr 13, 2012, 03:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)

[ Thanks to sjvn for this link. ]

So, what?s the conflict here? Simple, like open-source Eucalyptus, Citrix CloudStack?s application programming interface (API) provides compatibility with Amazon Web Services? Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2), the world?s most popular public cloud. The OpenStack Foundation members would like businesses not to use EC2, thank you very much, but to use public clouds built by its major vendors?such as Dell, HP and IBM?instead.

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