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WSO2 Private PaaS 4.0.0 is the first major version of WSO2 Private PaaS, which is the most complete, enterprise-grade cloud solution, offering an open Platform as a Service (PaaS).

The following are the key features available in WSO2 Private PaaS:

Key FeatureDescription

Extensible Cartridge Architecture

Enhanced Cloud Deployment

  • Support for multiple Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS)
  • Fully tested on Amazon Web Services EC2
  • Experimental support for OpenStack and vCloud
  • Capability to support any IaaS via clouds API
  • Cloud-bursting to scale onto multiple IaaS’s at the same time  
  • High availability achieved through cloud bursting
  • Availability for private, public and hybrid cloud solutions

Multi-Tenancy and Self-Provision

  • Manage a single set of servers with even better utilization targets than that is achieved by virtualization
  • Self-provision to manage and deploy a full middleware stack as required
  • Simple click to add users and services, develop new applications and manage an own setup

  • Shared cloud infrastructure such as server hardware, JVM, database and services    

Tenant-aware Load Balancer
  • Highly tunable performance across different tenant requirements
    • “Economy class” for low priority workloads
    • “Private jet” mode for workloads that require dedicated resources
  • Ability to accept both static and dynamic cluster domain registrations
Policy-based Elastic Scaling
  • Ability to automatically scale up or down depending on the load

  • Ability to transparently add services when new resources are needed

  • Dynamic discovery enabling services to be automatically detected when resource allocations change

Easy SaaS App Development
  • Built-in support for multi-tenant and single-tenant models

  • Support for user identity management, metering and billing

  • Provision of data storage with easy access, caching and queuing

  • Provision of a SaaS app as a multi-tenant application and allows each tenant to deploy their own customized logic alongside it

  • Artifact Distribution Coordinator (ADC) with support for external Git and GitHub repositories
  • Ability to publish application logs into a centralized location for easy monitoring
Multiple options for interaction with the PaaS
  • Provides an interactive command line interface

  • Provides an additional user friendly graphical user interface for user friendliness



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