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Mastering OpenStack

By : Omar Khedher
Book Image

Mastering OpenStack

By: Omar Khedher

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (18 chapters)
Mastering OpenStack
About the Author
About the Reviewers
Extending OpenStack – Advanced Networking Features and Deploying Multi-tier Applications


In this chapter, we delved into our first production day by deploying a complete OpenStack environment, based on the specifications and custom needs that were tailored according to the budget of an organization. This is a sample deployment in which many other layouts can be discussed and implemented as well.

The deployment methodology was adopted to compartmentalize the setup of the overall environment in such a way that the complexity of the production OpenStack cloud installation process was simplified and avoided. At this point, you should know how to smoothly move to production by taking into consideration the various aspects of an organized deployment. Furthermore, you learned how to provide the OpenStack environment from the bare metal level by using tools such as the xCAT tool. This is optional if you started with a medium-sized environment. However, when growing the environment, you should keep in mind that controlling, troubleshooting, and joining new nodes to the cluster...