Definition

SlapOS

SlapOS (Simple Language for Accounting and Provisioning operating system) is a distributed, open source software platform for automating the deployment, accounting and billing of cloud computing services.

With SlapOS, anyone can become a cloud provider and sell Software as a Service (SaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS) or Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS). The provider can use their own hardware infrastructure and/or public, shared infrastructure. 

A SlapOS cloud is composed of two components -- a SlapOS master and multiple SlapOS nodes. The SlapOS master is a representational state transfer (REST) web service that stores node configurations and assigns tasks to execute. The SlapOS nodes provide the actual computing resources required for the service.  

 

This was last updated in September 2011

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