Open Source and Cloud APIs

By ServerWatch Staff (Send Email)
Posted Aug 9, 2010


In recent months Rackspace made its Cloud Files code open source and will collaborate with partners and Red Hat moved its Deltacloud open source project into the Apache Software Foundation's incubator in June. According to this report on Information Week, these API efforts to evolve the cloud, so it connects to many different customers and implements varied styles of computing.


Emerging open source APIs help to evolve the cloud.

"Red Hat moved its Deltacloud open source project into the Apache Software Foundation's incubator in June. In July, Rackspace made its Cloud Files code open source and will collaborate with partners, including NASA, in a project called OpenStack. A standards body, DMTF, is producing another set of APIs (see below). Is that more than the emerging cloud market can absorb?

"No, and in fact we need all these efforts."

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