Build Your Own Private Cloud with FOSS-Cloud Free Software in very easy steps. FOSS-Cloud has own documented website and the software supports various features. We wrote about vCider before for Virtual Private Cloud, but this FOSS-Cloud software is actually more advanced and gives more control. We found FOSS-Cloud from Source Forge while uploading our own developed application, it is an accidental discovery and worth writing about it. This Build Your Own Private Cloud with FOSS-Cloud article is not a guide or tutorial, it is an introduction.
Build Your Own Private Cloud with FOSS-Cloud : Introduction
FOSS-Cloud is actually not so unknown name, at least should not be – IBM Switzerland is System Integrator for the FOSS-Cloud. For some reasons, it is probably less known the End users, at least for now. You can check to Build Your Own Private Cloud with FOSS-Cloud Free Software at their official webpage :
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We have not tested FOSS-Cloud, this is an screenshot from their Source Forge project.
Build Your Own Private Cloud with FOSS-Cloud : The Points You Must Know
You can install FOSS-Cloud over many Operating System versions including Ubuntu. Actually it is a Bare Metal setup. You can do Single Node Installation or Multi-Node Installation. Single Node installation is quite easy, you will find the guides to build your own Private Cloud with FOSS-Cloud on their official website :
For FOSS-Cloud, there is only one virtualization layer unlike Open Stack, which actually makes a virtualization over virtualization, this factor makes Open Stack to have more system requirement than FOSS-Cloud. Although, except the word Private Cloud, they actually can not be compared.