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… Continue reading Operating Ironic: Running A Young OpenStack Project In Production
Build and operate your first OpenStack application
Through the interplay of components like Trove (database), Nova (compute), and Manila (shared filesystem) it is possible to build and operate reusable, portable, and scalable cloud applications with Heat, the orchestration service of OpenStack. In this session we show you how to get started, what to keep in mind and how to sucessfully buil, bootstrap,… Continue reading Build and operate your first OpenStack application
OpenStack: Metadata tagging in Cinder
Nova looks at and uses image metadata on bootable volumes (managed by Glance) for scheduling as well as for passing along to the individual compute drivers. Cinder volumes have different types of metadata (properties) like user and image metadata for example. In this session, we will see how metadata tagging in Cinder will provide a… Continue reading OpenStack: Metadata tagging in Cinder
Why the Heck is my Openstack Not Working?!
Basic introduction to machine data/log analysis Everyone will receive devstack VM with broken OpenStack installation. Prerequisite is to have Virtual box . We will touch base into core openstack components like Nova,Neutron,Cinder,Glance,Heat Your goal is to: 1.Plug your installation into troubleshooting platform 2.Check your installation 3.Diagnose