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""AppScale Systems Logo.png
"Developer(s) Chris Donati, Meni Vaitsi, Tanvi Marballi, Chandra Krintz, Graziano Obertelli, et al.
Initial release March 7, 2009; 8 years ago (2009-03-07)[1]
"Stable release
3.2.1 / 10 April 2017 (2017-04-10)[2]
"Repository Edit this at Wikidata
Written in "Python, "Ruby, "Java, "Go, "PHP
"Operating system "Linux
"Type "Cloud computing
"License "Apache 2.0

AppScale is an "open-source "cloud computing platform that automatically deploys and scales unmodified "Google App Engine applications over public and private cloud systems, as well as on-premises clusters.[3] AppScale is modeled on the App Engine APIs and has support for "Go, "Java, "PHP, and "Python applications.[4]

The goal of AppScale is to provide developers with a rapid, API-driven development platform that can run applications on any cloud infrastructure.[5] AppScale decouples app logic from its service ecosystem to give developers and cloud administrators control over app deployment, data storage, resource use, backup and migration.[6]

AppScale is developed and maintained by AppScale Systems, Inc., based in "Santa Barbara, California, and Google.[7]



AppScale began as a research project at the "University of California, Santa Barbara Computer Science Department under the supervision of Professor Chandra Krintz.[8] The project was originally funded by the "NSF, with additional funding from "Google, "IBM and "NIH. In 2012, co-founders Dr. Chandra Krintz, Chief Scientist, Dr. Navraj Chohan, Development Lead, and Woody Rollins, CEO founded AppScale Systems to commercialize the private PaaS AppScale technology. Rollins, a pioneer in private cloud infrastructure, was a co-founder and former CEO of "Eucalyptus Systems.[9] In 2014, Graziano Obertelli joined AppScale as VP of Operations from Eucalyptus Systems, where he was a co-founder.

In April 2014, AppScale Systems was named a 2014 Cool Vendor in "PaaS by "Gartner, Inc.[10] In September 2014, AppScale Systems won a Bossie Award from "InfoWorld for best open source data center and cloud software[11]

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  3. ^ AppScale Launches As An Open-Source Backup Equivalent To Google App Engine. TechCrunch (2013-06-24). Retrieved on 2013-09-18.
  4. ^ Google App Engine Blog: Research Project: AppScale at University of California, Santa Barbara. (2010-10-22). Retrieved on 2013-09-18.
  5. ^ Darrow, Barb. (2013-06-04) AppScale’s mission: Making your mobile apps really mobile — Tech News and Analysis. Retrieved on 2013-09-18.
  6. ^ [1]. Yahoo! Finance (2014-06-10). Retrieved on 2014-07-10.
  7. ^ Lee, Justin. (2013-06-28) [2]. The WHIR. Retrieved on 2014-07-10.
  8. ^ Urquhart, James. (2009-06-22) The new generation of cloud-development platforms | The Wisdom of Clouds - CNET News. Retrieved on 2013-09-18.
  9. ^ Google App Engine Blog: Research Project: AppScale at University of California, Santa Barbara. (2010-10-22). Retrieved on 2013-09-18.
  10. ^ [3]. Gartner, Inc. (2014-04-28). Retrieved on 2014-08-06.
  11. ^ [4]. InfoWorld (2014-09-29). Retrieved on 2014-10-14.
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