National Institute of Standards and Technology in Apr 2012 There are many cloud products in the market place, but NIST has determined Eucalyptus Enterprise Edition is the only IaaS cloud management software currently on the market that is built open source and supports private and public cloud infrastructure.
New paradigms CLOUD Multi-scale APIs Images in clouds WEB Scale-out Open source Stacks & distrosCLIENT/SERVERScale-upClosed sourceMonolithic binaries
How many alternative standards? How many competing APIs?
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The API frees the apps• Cloud means APIs• Common APIs allow application workloads to move• Popular APIs create ecosystems around them• In Eucalyptus, you get the dominant cloud API implemented as free and open source software