In Pictures: 10 open source projects that power th...
In Pictures: 10 open source projects that power the Cloud
With recent negative reports from Gartner and Zenoss, it seems “dump on open source Cloud” season is open. For those quick to point the finger at some of these technologies that may not have the market share some expect, it would be good to remember that without open source, it would be difficult to have a Cloud at all.
The brainchild of NASA and Rackspace, OpenStack has attracted the most support in the cloud world, and has subsequently made tremendous strides in a short amount of time. Critics say it won’t get widespread adoption, but the fact is that in a very immature market like the cloud, growing pains are expected.