Category: Openstack


In a previous blog article, we discussed how to install and use a single node in OpenStack. In this post, we will discuss how to install multi nodes in OpenStack. Here we go OpenStack Multi-Node Installation... Read More
April 24, 2014Flux7 Labs


Nova, OpenStack Compute service is used for hosting and managing cloud computing systems. It is a component based architecture enabling quicker additions of new features. It is fault tolerant, recoverable and provides API-compatibility with systems like Amazon EC2. Nova is built on a messaging architecture and all of its ... Read More
April 17, 2014Flux7 Labs


Introduction Neutron, a network service for OpenStack, is a pluggable, scalable and API-driven system for managing networks and IP addresses. It also provides a variety of network services ranging from L3 forwarding and NAT to load balancing, edge firewalls and IPSEC VPN. Neutron manages software-defined ... Read More
April 10, 2014Flux7 Labs


Introduction Cinder is a persistent block level storage device for use with OpenStack compute instances. It manages the creation, attachment and detachment of block devices to servers. In addition to using simple Linux server storage, Cinder provides unified storage support for numerous other storage platforms, including Ceph, NetApp, Nexenta, SolidFire and ... Read More
April 3, 2014Flux7 Labs


[Tweet "This tutorial is on OpenStack's Image Service Glance"] This tutorial is on OpenStack's Image Service Glance - its components and step-by-step guide to install and use Glance. Introduction The OpenStack Image Service called Glance provides discovery, registration and delivery services for disk and server ... Read More
March 20, 2014Flux7 Labs


Introduction Keystone is an OpenStack identity service that manages user databases and OpenStack service catalogs and their API endpoints. It integrates with existing backend directory services like LDAP and supports multiple authentication mechanisms, such as username-and-password, token-based systems and AWS-style logins. Keystone’s Components ❖ User:... Read More
March 13, 2014Flux7 Labs


OpenStack is highly configurable meeting different needs by providing numerous storage and networking options. The first step to design your own architecture is to choose whether to use a single node or multi-node configuration. Multi-Node Multi Node installation runs different OpenStack services on different ... Read More
March 6, 2014Flux7 Labs


Introduction to OpenStack The OpenStack project is an open source cloud-computing platform for private, public and hybrid clouds that’s simple to implement, massively scalable, and feature rich. OpenStack provides an Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) solution through a set of interrelated services. OpenStack ... Read More
February 27, 2014Flux7 Labs