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Month: September 2016

Dealing with OpenStack – Introduction

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Index:
Part1 – Introduction
Part2 – Installation
Part3 – Configuration
Part4 – Running a VM

 

The cloud in general is definitely one of the most discussed and interesting topics that come up in almost every discussion or meeting with IT folks.

During the last year OpenStack has been practically unknown for me so this summer I decided to play around with it in my lab.

After reading the official documentation I started installing OpenStack from scratch, using the minimal configuration. I chose CentOS because you can install the entire platform using RDO packages (OpenStack RPM distribution) but even if the packages are ready to be installed, with this process, you still need to customize the entire installation by editing hundreds of configuration files.

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