"The value of an idea lies in the using of it."
|--Thomas A. Edison|
The ultimate goal of this book is to get you from where you are today to the point where you can confidently build an operational OpenStack environment in a production environment. While going through the previous chapters, you may notice the diversity of services and components that exist in OpenStack that are still under intensive development and which are constantly extending their respective features. Of course, most readers will appreciate that moving OpenStack from a small test environment to a production setup is not an easy task.
Generally, a complete production setup can be pretty tough to create. It is time to collect the pieces to form our first big picture. You will realize that different implementations of OpenStack are suited for the wallets of different organizations. Chapter 1, Designing OpenStack Cloud Architecture, introduced sample resources...