Rocket Science as a standard for private and public cloud?
NASA and Rackspace worked on a solution to efficiently manage data centers and make that solution available to the public in 2010: OpenStack is an open source solution that virtualizes resources and provides a high degree of flexibility in managing them.
OpenStack consists of a multitude of interlocking components or microservices which make the functional scope of the software particularly powerful but also complex. Since 2010, OpenStack’s features have grown significantly thanks to the work of the open source community, so that more and more projects for components have been added – and will be added in the future.
The following seven microservices are considered the core components: