Compare Cloudify vs. OpenNebula

Cloudify is ranked 13th in Cloud Management with 3 reviews while OpenNebula is ranked 14th in Cloud Management with 1 review. Cloudify is rated 8.0, while OpenNebula is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of Cloudify writes "Enables us to catch scaling ​​issues early on, and has extensible functions and plugins". On the other hand, the top reviewer of OpenNebula writes "User management, expert management, and the virtual data center are magic for the users". Cloudify is most compared with VMware vRealize Automation (vRA), Cisco CloudCenter and Red Hat CloudForms, whereas OpenNebula is most compared with CloudStack, Nutanix Calm and VMware vRealize Automation (vRA).
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Pros
TOSCA model allows modeling the application rather than the automation. It is a machine-readable representation of the application and its infrastructure, which can be used for other things too, not just for the orchestration (e.g. enterprise architecture big picture, who connects to whom).Cloudify provides the infrastructure-as-code, as well as operational action capabilities (orchestrated startups or upgrades, and more).Product has given us the ability to catch early scaling issues that many companies hit on with private clouds.Extensible internal functions and plugins. Can implement custom plugins to fit your scenario. Python based plugins.You can use only what you need. You can remove certain Cloudify functions from the framework to create a "minified" version of what you need. This might only consist of the messaging delivery system, and the orchestration functions.Valuable features are auto-scaling and load balancing.

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For the entire data center, as a private cloud, I believe that user management, expert management, and the virtual data center is completely magic for the users.

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Install of the product itself could be improved and I would like to see better event monitoring.Certainly the UI could use some intensive work, but nevertheless, overall, it’s a complete product with its 3.4 version and much better features are available with 4.0.Unlike the Docker environment, Cloudify takes time for configuration and its learning curve.

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They should add more features like object storage.

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VRA is very expensive but OpenNebula is free.

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13th
out of 61 in Cloud Management
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3,043
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1,633
Reviews
3
Average Words per Review
162
Avg. Rating
8.0
14th
out of 61 in Cloud Management
Views
1,197
Comparisons
964
Reviews
1
Average Words per Review
511
Avg. Rating
8.0
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Overview

Cloudify is an orchestration-first cloud management platform, that is open source and based on the TOSCA standard, with multi-cloud and hybrid stack support. Cloudify supports all of the most popular clouds, alongside cloud native technologies, and even non-virtualized and bare metal environments. Cloudify is inherently built for integration, OEMability and interoperability, enabling organizations to build best of breed IT stacks, with full lifecycle automation - day 0 thorugh day 2 operations (provisioning, deployment, monitoring and remediation) of enterprise and legacy applications alongside networking services and functions - without having to sacrifice control, all while providing tools for operations and developers alike. Cloudify provides a single pane of glass across infrastructure, while supporting your existing tools and installbase.

Cloudify is built for pluggability through its open architecture model, bringing the web scale best practices of orchestration and automation into the world of hybrid stacks and clouds. With powerful workflows that map to complex dependencies, policies and relationships through model driven service orchestration, Cloudify delivers robust cloud application management without requiring organizations to change existing work processes or the codebase of their existing applications.

OpenNebula provides the most simple but feature-rich and flexible solution for the comprehensive management of virtualized data centers to enable private, public and hybrid IaaS clouds. OpenNebula interoperability makes cloud an evolution by leveraging existing IT assets, protecting your investments, and avoiding vendor lock-in.

OpenNebula is a turnkey enterprise-ready solution that includes all the features needed to provide an on-premises (private) cloud offering, and to offer public cloud services.

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Proximus Partner Communications (Israel) VMware NTT Data Metaswitch Spirent Communications Lumina Networks Atos FortinetAkamai, BBC, Fermilab, Terradue, Surf Sara, Produban, Netways, ESA, China Mobile, BlackBerry, Deloitte, Fuze, Telefonica, Trivago
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Energy/Utilities Company18%
Financial Services Firm18%
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