Ironic is a Nova driver that allows you to deploy instances to bare metal servers without a hypervisor. Operating Ironic means you have all the normal operational issues of a normal OpenStack cloud, plus the issues of constantly dealing with hardware.

Josh is an engineer on Rackspace OnMetal, a multitenant Ironic cloud. He has been developing and operating OnMetal for about a year. All OnMetal engineers are in a week…Full session details here: