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Comparing Open-Source PaaS Frameworks: Cloud Foundry and OpenShift

Published: 04 September 2014

ID: G00263573

Analyst(s): Eric Knipp

Summary

Digital business is driving interest in PaaS, where Cloud Foundry and OpenShift are the dominant open-source frameworks. Though maturing rapidly, they have room for improvement. This comparison assessment helps solution architects manage the trade-offs.

Table Of Contents

Comparison

Analysis

  • Deployment Models
  • Shared OS Virtualization: The Heart of a PaaS Framework
  • Cloud Management Platforms and PaaS Frameworks: Do I Need Both?
  • The Criteria
    • Application Services
    • Infrastructure Services
    • Development Workflow
    • Context and Adoption
  • Option 1: Cloud Foundry Foundation
    • Application Services
    • Infrastructure Services
    • Development Workflow
    • Context and Adoption
  • Option 2: OpenShift Origin
    • Application Services
    • Infrastructure Services
    • Development Workflow
    • Context and Adoption
    • Adoption Plan for an Open-Source PaaS Framework

Guidance

The Details

Notes

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