Main points : Environment variables driven process 8 steps process Deploy OpenStack using upstream Puppet modules Works for both bare metal and virtualized deployments What is devtest and how does it work ? Devtest is the upstream way to deploy Openstack with TripleO. In simple words it takes you from a fresh bare metal server to an overcloud (understand OpenStack… Read more →
In this post we will see how a packet generated by a VM is able to reach another VM or an external resource, what are the key concepts/components in the context of Neutron using the OpenContrail plugin. We will focus on OpenContrail, how it implements the overlay and the tools that it provides to check/troubleshoot how the packet are forwarded…. Read more →
This post is originally published on Emilien Macchi’s blog. During the last OpenStack Summit, I had the pleasure to participate to the Infra sessions and we agreed at how to make functional testing for both Puppet OpenStack and Puppet Infra modules, which is a real proof of collaboration between both groups. However, I met some people still wondering how to… Read more →
I’d like to share a few highlights regarding Swift during last weeks OpenStack Summit in Vancouver. From my experience it was the best summit so far – for Swift as well as overall. Swift usage There were several companies that published their Swift cluster size, with Rackspace still leading with more than a hundred PB. Many more companies run Swift… Read more →
Our Vancouver week just ended and I think it was a very productive Summit for the Puppet OpenStack folks. This blog post summarizes what we did this week, and what we plan for the next release.
A few months ago, I wrote a long post about what I called back then the “Gnocchi experiment“. Time passed and we – me and the rest of the Gnocchi team – continued to work on that project, finalizing it. It’s with a great pleasure that we are going to release our first 1.0 version this month, roughly at the same time that… Read more →
As OpenStack matures as a solution, there is a growing need to effectively deploy OpenStack in a prescriptive manner. To achieve this, numerous deployers have adopted Puppet to be their configuration tool of choice and it has grown to be the most widely used tool when deploying OpenStack. The community effort to automate the deployment of OpenStack using Puppet has… Read more →