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Open Source PaaS Cloud Computing Stacks That Pack a Punch

Open Source PaaS Cloud Computing Stacks That Pack a Punch

Cloud systems offer low cost access to huge computational, storage, and network resources. These systems offer per-user and per-application isolation and customization via a service interface that is often implemented using high-level language technologies, well-defined Application Programming Interfaces, and web services.

Platform as a Service (PaaS) is a category of cloud computing services which offers a way to support the complete lifecycle of delivering web applications and services via the cloud. Along with Software as a Service (SaaS) and Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), PaaS is a service model of cloud computing.

PaaS solution stacks offers a number of advantages. They provide significant benefits for the business with extensive savings in upfront cost of installing a development platform, improved productivity & profits, zero maintenance, decreased operational costs, global access to information using internet and many others. In essence, PaaS technologies enable creative developers to spend less time managing hardware and software.

PaaS solution stacks provide all of the infrastructure to design or deploy general, business, social and enterprise level software applications without being concerned about the underlying infrastructure including networks, servers, operating systems, storage and all the programming tools & applications.

Two PaaS that are worthy of mention are Google App Engine and Tsuru. Google App Engine is a platform for developing and hosting web applications in Google-managed data centers. Whilst Google App Engine is free, it is not released under an open source license. Tsuru is released under an open source license and shows real promise.

Now, let's explore the 5 open source PaaS solution stacks at hand. For each title we have compiled its own portal page, a full description with an in-depth analysis of its features, together with links to relevant resources and reviews.

Platform as a service (PaaS) Cloud Computing Stacks
OpenShift Origin Computing platform as a service product from Red Hat
AppScale Open Source Implementation of Google App Engine
WaveMaker Automates the process for creating Java web and cloud applications
WSO2 Stratos Complete open source enterprise-grade cloud solution
CloudFoundry Part of the Pivotal Initiative

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