Author(s): Simranjit Kaur1, Dr.Sumesh Sood2

Cloud computing is the recent area of research where a cloud is used to access everything like data, files, software, etc. The cloud computing deploys its services to the organizations according to their requirement. Open source software is software code that is freely available and open for modification and improvement. If open source is used in collaboration with cloud computing, it adds to the productivity and applicability. There is a number of open source software available in the market. This paper provides a survey of the open source cloud solutions and also discusses the criteria for evaluating their stability, performance, and features. The primary focus of the evaluation criteria is on the components like storage, virtualization, and management.