The goal of this chapter is to provide an outline of open source projects that are related to IaaS cloud management and comment on how these can be either used in creating cloud applications or extended further.
We start with a small selection of virtualization projects because virtualization is the foundation of cloud computing. Table 5.1 summarizes the different virtualization projects.
The following sections discuss each project in more detail.
KVM was introduced in the “Virtualization” section ...