OpenStack: Toward an Open-source Solution for Cloud Computing

Omar Sefraoui, Mohammed Aissaoui, Mohsine Eleuldj
2012 International Journal of Computer Applications  
Cloud computing is a quite new concept for which the resources are virtualized, dynamically extended and provided as a service on the Internet. In this paper, we present a comparative study between some of the IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service) commonly used to select the best suited one for deployment and research development in the field of cloud computing. The aim is to provide the computer industry with the opportunity to build a hosting architecture, massively scalable which is completely
more » ... hich is completely open source, while overcoming the constraints and the use of proprietary technologies. Then, we present the solution OpenStack retained by the comparative study. We discuss in detail its functional and architectural system. We finish by a discussion of the motivation of our choice of the IaaS solution. General Terms: OpenStack, IaaS
doi:10.5120/8738-2991 fatcat:eyaekzkrnzch5cfwdxngtnv6pq