In Pictures: 10 open source projects that power the Cloud

With recent negative reports from Gartner and Zenoss, it seems “dump on open source Cloud” season is open. For those quick to point the finger at some of these technologies that may not have the market share some expect, it would be good to remember that without open source, it would be difficult to have a Cloud at all.

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NoSQL

With the exception of the cloud itself, there are few more-hyped areas of technology than NoSQL. Although it may still be too early to say who really wins this prize, some good bets would be 10Gen’s MongoDB and CouchBase. Both are open sourced NoSQL databases that boast some very big customer names and lots of supporters.

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