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OpenStack Cloud Computing Cookbook

By : Egle Sigler, Kevin Jackson, Cody Bunch
Book Image

OpenStack Cloud Computing Cookbook

By: Egle Sigler, Kevin Jackson, Cody Bunch

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (19 chapters)
OpenStack Cloud Computing Cookbook Third Edition
About the Authors
About the Reviewers

Creating flavors

Flavors describe the size of the instance specified. They describe the number of cores (virtual CPUs), amount of RAM, and size of allocated local or ephemeral disk resource available to an instance. The standard flavors are usually m1.tiny, m1.small, m1.large and m1.xlarge. A user specifies these either on the command line or through the Horizon interface.

Getting ready

Ensure you are logged in to an Ubuntu host that has access to our OpenStack environment on the public network. This host will be used to run client tools against the OpenStack environment created. If you are using the accompanying Vagrant environment, as described in the Preface, you can use the controller node. This node has the python-novaclient package that provides the swift command-line client.

If you created this node with Vagrant, you can execute the following command:

vagrant ssh controller 

Ensure you have set the following credentials (adjust the path to your certificates and key file...