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Can SlipStream be used by an IT department to offer a self-service IT or broker service?
Absolutely. On-premise SlipStream can be used to provide a simple and powerful self-service IT platform. Put in a hybrid-cloud context, the same instance ca...
Thu, 26 Nov, 2015 at 12:59 PM
Can SlipStream be used online as a SaaS?
Yes.  SixSq created Nuvla for this very reason. This is a general purpose commercial service that includes a growing number of cloud providers. Go ahead, cr...
Sat, 7 Oct, 2017 at 1:19 PM
Can SlipStream be installed on-premise?
Sure. You can install their own instance. You can choose between the following versions, depending on the scope and support your require: Community Editi...
Sat, 7 Oct, 2017 at 1:23 PM
Does Nuvla provide pricing information for cloud consumption?
Yes.  With the latest service catalogue and metering features, Nuvla now provides predictive pricing, as well as the possibility to estimate current and pas...
Sat, 7 Oct, 2017 at 1:22 PM
Can users select cloud providers based on pricing?
Yes, using the Service Catalog. Each cloud connector has its own service catalog, which will contain service information, including pricing.  On Nuvla, the ...
Sat, 7 Oct, 2017 at 1:26 PM
Does SlipStream contain any quota management functionality?
Yes. Users can be assigned a quota, in the form of a maximum number of VM, CPU, RAM and disk.  This quota can be specified per user and per cloud, as well a...
Sat, 7 Oct, 2017 at 1:28 PM
Does SlipStream come with deployment examples (e.g. LAMP, client/server)?
Yes. And we are adding examples on a regular basis on Nuvla.  For example, having a look at the LAMP is a great way to learn about the synchronisation and c...
Sat, 7 Oct, 2017 at 1:45 PM
Nuvla includes several app deployment recipes. Can I add my own?
Absolutely. Nuvla (build on the open source SlipStream software) is an open platform which is multi-tenant and enterprise ready. This means you can add your...
Sat, 7 Oct, 2017 at 1:47 PM
Can SlipStream scale out to more than one cloud?
Most certainly. SlipStream is multi-cloud at many levels. Not only can users choose to deploy their applications in different clouds, the same multi-node ap...
Tue, 5 May, 2015 at 2:34 PM
Does SlipStream standardise the configuration of networking in the cloud?
SlipStream interfaces with IaaS via a connector architecture. All connectors provide a least two networks: Public network Private network ...
Tue, 5 May, 2015 at 2:36 PM