10 free open source tools for cloud infrastructure

Cloud vendors provide new tools to help enterprises build and manage cloud services. You can as well do it for free using these open source tools.

1. CloudStack
Apache CloudStack is designed to deploy and manage large networks of virtual machines. This Apache Project
offers a turnkey Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) cloud computing platform. It’s used both by public cloud computing vendors and by organizations running their own private clouds.
2. Eucalyptus
Eucalyptus allows organizations to easily migrate apps and data to build private or hybrid cloud environments
that are compatible with Amazon Web Services.cloud tools

3. OpenStack
OpenStack software allows data centers to pool the compute, storage, and networking resources and manage
them through a dashboard or via the OpenStack API.

4. Synnefo
Synnefo is a complete cloud infrastructure stack that provides Network, Image, Volume, and Storage service. It
manages Google Ganetti, OpenStack, and KVM.

5. FOSS-Cloud
The FOSS-Cloud is a Software that enables you to create your own Private or Public Cloud. It is an integrated
infrastructure to provide cloud-Services, Windows or  Linux based SaaS. FOSS-Cloud covers all of the aspects
of an Open Source IT environment.This multi-faced cloud computing solution includes virtualization, cloud
desktop, IaaS, PaaS and SaaS capabilities.
6. Cloud Foundry
Cloud Foundry is used to deploy your applications on a variety of infrastructures, including Amazon Web Services,
OpenStack, and vSphere. It supports Java, Ruby, and Node applications out of the box.

7. Docker
Docker provides a highly reliable, low-cost way to quickly build, ship, and run distributed applications at scale. It
gives developers the freedom to define environments and create apps faster and easier and flexibility for IT ops to
quickly respond to change.

8. Salt Stack
SaltStack software is easy enough to get running in seconds, scalable enough to manage tens of
thousands of servers, and fast enough to control and communicate with them in milliseconds. SaltStack
delivers a dynamic infrastructure communication bus used for remote execution, configuration management
and much more.

9. openQRM
openQRM software manages a data center’s infrastructure to build private, public and hybrid IaaS (Infrastructure
as a Service) clouds. This enterprise-class tool combines data center management system administration and IaaS
provisioning into a single tool.

10. OpenShift
OpenShift’s helps you to make your job easier by taking care of all the messy IT aspects of app development
and allows you to focus on your job by Coding your Application and satisfying your customers.

source: pcquest