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Vikram Hosakote
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Ceph (Ceph Homepage - Ceph) is a great way to deploy persistent storage with OpenStack. Ceph can be used as the persistent storage backend with OpenStack Cinder (GitHub - openstack/cinder: OpenStack Block Storage (Cinder)) for: Volumes of nova VMs. Glance... Read More
eckelcu
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Thank you to OpenStack and to the city of Boston for a great summit! The OpenStack Summit was in Boston, May 8-11. This was the first summit with new format, which separates the general summit from the design summit. Having attended and enjoyed several Op... Read More
Vikram Hosakote
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This is a blog about how to deploy multicast in an OpenStack cloud. Unlike broadcast and unicast, multicast is used for one-to-many communications. What is multicast? One-to-many communication Driven by receivers (On the contrary, unicast is driven by sen... Read More
aflavign
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Vikram Hosakote
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This blog has the steps to deploy OpenStack Newton with OpenDaylight Boron and Open vSwitch on CentOS-7 in VirtualBox on Mac laptop. Below are the versions used: OpenStack DevStack stable Newton (GitHub - openstack-dev/devstack at stable/newton) OpenDayli... Read More
Vikram Hosakote
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In an OpenStack deployment, when packets from a nova instance need to reach the external world, they first go through the virtual switch (OpenvSwitch or Linux Bridge) for layer-2 switching, then through the physical NIC of the compute host, and then leave... Read More
Vikram Hosakote
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OpenStack cinder provides block storage for nova instances. Cinder volumes are great to store files in a nova instance permanently. Without cinder volume, the data/files in a nova instance are ephemeral (temporary) and will be lost once the instance in de... Read More
Vikram Hosakote
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This is a blog about how to: Snapshot an OpenStack nova instance as a glance image Boot an instance from the snapshot (glance image) Download the snapshot (glance image) as a file onto disk Validate the downloaded snapshot file (image) using qemu-img Uplo... Read More
Vikram Hosakote
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This is a blog about configuring jumbo frames in OpenStack in order to scale neutron and nova in a production datacenter using Cisco's UCS servers, UCS Fabric Interconnects and Nexus 9000. In computer networking, MTU (Maximum Transmission Unit) is the siz... Read More
Vikram Hosakote
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In the movie Ghostbusters, Zuul is the demigod and gatekeeper of Gozer, the destructor. In OpenStack, ZUUL is a program used to gate the source code repository of a project so that changes are only merged if they pass tests. Zuul is a pipeline-oriented pr... Read More
Vikram Hosakote
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This blog has the steps to stack DevStack Newton on CentOS-7 in VirtualBox on Mac laptop. Below are the versions used. OpenStack DevStack stable Newton (GitHub - openstack-dev/devstack at stable/newton) CentOS-7 (http://isoredirect.centos.org/centos/7/iso... Read More
eckelcu
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It is nearly here, the OpenStack Summit in Barcelona, October 24-28. As always, the agenda is packed with great sessions, including in depth tutorials and hands on workshops. I have installed the mobile app and started building out my schedule. With so ma... Read More
Vikram Hosakote
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The blog about Cisco's scalable CPNR DHCP and DNS neutron plugin for OpenStack is at Cisco's scalable, enterprise-class DHCP and DNS solution for OpenStack Neutron
Vikram Hosakote
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This is a blog about the best practices to develop, test, debug and scale REST APIs in an OpenStack cloud. OpenStack is a great way to deploy a cloud in data centers and is one of the most popular open-source projects to deploy highly-scalable clouds. Ope... Read More
rajagast
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As an update to the OpenStack Learning Labs in the Cisco DevNet site, a new version of the lab including OpenStack Mitaka deployed using Kolla is now available. OpenStack Kolla provides tools to deploy OpenStack services as Docker containers and to upgrad... Read More
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