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RIP Eucalyptus. Ubuntu Standardizes on OpenStack

“Ubuntu is moving away from the open source Eucalyptus platform
in favor of OpenStack.

“I’m not surprised.

“OpenStack is now only a tech preview in Natty 11.04, but the
massive momentum behind OpenStack is undeniable. OpenStack has a
large ecosystem of over 50 contributing members including NASA,
Rackspace, Dell, Cisco, Brocade and Canonical In its short life –
the project is less than a year old – OpenStack has become a new
Eclipse, an open working group for an open cloud.

“Then there is Eucalyptus. Single vendor (hello Marten Mickos!)
and with a narrow ecosystem of contributions.


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