By Ken Pepple
OpenStack was once created with the audacious target of being the ever-present software program selection for construction private and non-private cloud infrastructures. in precisely over a 12 months, it is turn into the main talked-about undertaking in open resource. This concise ebook introduces OpenStack's normal layout and first software program elements intimately, and indicates you the way to begin utilizing it to construct cloud infrastructures.
If you are a developer, technologist, or method administrator acquainted with cloud choices resembling Rackspace Cloud or Amazon net companies, Deploying OpenStack indicates you ways to procure and installation OpenStack software program in a number of managed scenarios.
- Learn approximately OpenStack Compute (known as “Nova”), OpenStack item shop ("Swift"), and OpenStack snapshot carrier ("Glance")
- Understand universal pitfalls in architecting, deploying, and imposing your cloud infrastructure with OpenStack
- Determine which model of the OpenStack code base most closely fits your deployment needs
- Define your deployment situation and finalize key layout choices
- Install Nova on a unmarried node with both the StackOps distro or an Ubuntu package
- Be acquainted with vital configuration techniques and critical administrative commands
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StackOps Login Screen Now that the machine is up and running, let’s test to make sure everything went all right before we move on to configuring our cloud. Login to the server as the “root” user with the password “stackops” to get a root user prompt. log 2011-07-04 11:28:14-0700 [-] Log opened. Site starting on 8888 Configure with Smart Installer With the basic distro successfully installed, it is now time to configure the Nova software. StackOps has an agent-based “Smart Installer” that guides you through the configuration process, gives you intelligent defaults, and then applies the configuration to your newly installed server.
Figure 4-1. Nova Logical Architecture Now that we’ve seen the overview of the processes and their interactions, let’s take a closer look at each component. API The nova-api daemon is the heart of Nova. py) within the nova-api daemon. Its primary purpose is to accept and fulfill incoming API requests. To accept and fulfill API requests, nova-api provides an endpoint for all API queries (accepting requests using either the OpenStack API or the Amazon EC2 API), initiates most of the orchestration activities (such as running an instance), and also enforces some policy (mostly quota checks).
For more information about setting up these options, consult the nova/auth/ directory in the Nova source. API Nova features a pluggable architecture for API support. 1 API support) • Amazon EC2 API Many customers will probably request the mostly compatible EC2 API interface, which supports about 90% of Amazon’s current implementation. 1 version) will probably be the more widely implemented version in the long run, as it is an open API not controlled by a single company. While there is no technical requirement to pick one API over the other, it will be confusing to your users if they need to use both.
Deploying OpenStack by Ken Pepple