Summary OpenStack in Action offers the real world use cases and step-by-step instructions you can take to develop your own cloud platform from from inception to deployment. This book guides you through the design of both the physical hardware cluster and the infrastructure services you'll need to create a custom cloud platform. Purchase of the print book includes a free eBook in PDF, Kindle, and ePub formats from Manning Publications. About the Technology OpenStack is an open source framework that lets you create a private or public cloud platform on your own physical servers. You build custom infrastructure, platform, and software services without the expense and vendor lock-in associated with proprietary cloud platforms like Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure. With an OpenStack private cloud, you can get increased security, more control, improved reliability, and lower costs. About the Book "OpenStack in Action" offers real-world use cases and step-by-step instructions on how to develop your own cloud platform. This book guides you through the design of both the physical hardware cluster and the infrastructure services you'll need. You'll learn how to select and set up virtual and physical servers, how to implement software-defined networking, and technical details of designing, deploying, and operating an OpenStack cloud in your enterprise. You'll also discover how to best tailor your OpenStack deployment for your environment. Finally, you'll learn how your cloud can offer user-facing software and infrastructure services. What's InsideDevelop and deploy an enterprise private cloudPrivate cloud technologies from an IT perspectiveOrganizational impact of self-service cloud computing About the Reader No prior knowledge of OpenStack or cloud development is assumed. About the Author Cody Bumgardner is the Chief Technology Architect at a large university where he is responsible for the architecture, deployment, and long-term strategy of OpenStack private clouds and other cloud computing initiatives. Table of ContentsPART 1 GETTING STARTEDIntroducing OpenStackTaking an OpenStack test-driveLearning basic OpenStack operationsUnderstanding private cloud building blocksPART 2 WALKING THROUGH A MANUAL DEPLOYMENTWalking through a Controller deploymentWalking through a Networking deploymentWalking through a Block Storage deploymentWalking through a Compute deploymentPART 3 BUILDING A PRODUCTION ENVIRONMENTArchitecting your OpenStackDeploying CephAutomated HA OpenStack deployment with FuelCloud orchestration using OpenStack
Set up and maintain your own cloud-based Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) using OpenStack About This Book Build and manage a cloud environment using just four virtual machines Get to grips with mandatory as well as optional OpenStack components and know how they work together Leverage your cloud environment to provide Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) with this practical, step-by-step guide Who This Book Is For This book is targeted at all aspiring administrators, architects, or students who want to build cloud environments using Openstack. Knowledge of IaaS or cloud computing is recommended. What You Will Learn Get an introduction to OpenStack and its components Authenticate and authorize the cloud environment using Keystone Store and retrieve data and images using storage components such as Cinder, Swift, and Glance Use Nova to build a Cloud Computing fabric controller Abstract technology-agnostic networks using the Neutron network component Gain an understanding of optional components such as Ceilometer, Trove, Ironic, Sahara, Barbican, Zaqar, Designate, Manila, and many more See how all of the OpenStack components collaborate to provide IaaS to users Create a production-grade OpenStack and automate your OpenStack Cloud In Detail OpenStack is a free and open source cloud computing platform that is rapidly gaining popularity in Enterprise data centres. It is a scalable operating system and is used to build private and public clouds. It is imperative for all the aspiring cloud administrators to possess OpenStack skills if they want to succeed in the cloud-led IT infrastructure space. This book will help you gain a clearer understanding of OpenStack's components and their interaction with each other to build a cloud environment. You will learn to deploy a self-service based cloud using just four virtual machines and standard networking. You begin with an introduction on the basics of cloud computing. This is followed by a brief look into the need for authentication and authorization, the different aspects of dashboards, cloud computing fabric controllers, along with “Networking as a Service” and “Software Defined Networking.” Then, you will focus on installing, configuring, and troubleshooting different architectures such as Keystone, Horizon, Nova, Neutron, Cinder, Swift, and Glance. Furthermore, you will see how all of the OpenStack components come together in providing IaaS to users. Finally, you will take your OpenStack cloud to the next level by integrating it with other IT ecosystem elements before automation. By the end of this book, you will be proficient with the fundamentals and application of OpenStack. Style and approach This is a practical step-by-step guide comprising of installation prerequisites and basic troubleshooting instructions to help you build an error-free OpenStack cloud easily.
Learn how you can put the features of OpenStack to work in the real world in this comprehensive path About This Book Harness the abilities of experienced OpenStack administrators and architects, and run your own private cloud successfully Learn how to install, configure, and manage all of the OpenStack core projects including topics on Object Storage, Block Storage, and Neutron Networking services such as LBaaS and FWaaS Get better equipped to troubleshoot and solve common problems in performance, availability, and automation that confront production-ready OpenStack environments Who This Book Is For This course is for those who are new to OpenStack who want to learn the cloud networking fundamentals and get started with OpenStack networking. Basic understanding of Linux Operating System, Virtualization, and Networking, and Storage principles will come in handy. What You Will Learn Get an introduction to OpenStack and its components Store and retrieve data and images using storage components, such as Cinder, Swift, and Glance Install and configure Swift, the OpenStack Object Storage service, including configuring Container Replication between datacenters Gain hands on experience and familiarity with Horizon, the OpenStack Dashboard user interface Learn how to automate OpenStack installations using Ansible and Foreman Follow practical advice and examples for running OpenStack in production Fix common issues with images served through Glance and master the art of troubleshooting Neutron networking In Detail OpenStack is a collection of software projects that work together to provide a cloud fabric. Learning OpenStack Cloud Computing course is an exquisite guide that you will need to build cloud environments proficiently. This course will help you gain a clearer understanding of OpenStack's components and their interaction with each other to build a cloud environment. The first module, Learning OpenStack, starts with a brief look into the need for authentication and authorization, the different aspects of dashboards, cloud computing fabric controllers, along with 'Networking as a Service' and 'Software defined Networking'. Then, you will focus on installing, configuring, and troubleshooting different architectures such as Keystone, Horizon, Nova, Neutron, Cinder, Swift, and Glance. After getting familiar with the fundamentals and application of OpenStack, let's move deeper into the realm of OpenStack. In the second module, OpenStack Cloud Computing Cookbook, preview how to build and operate OpenStack cloud computing, storage, networking, and automation. Dive into Neutron, the OpenStack Networking service, and get your hands dirty with configuring ML2, networks, routers, and distributed virtual routers. Further, you'll learn practical examples of Block Storage, LBaaS, and FBaaS. The final module, Troubleshooting OpenStack, will help you quickly diagnose, troubleshoot, and correct problems in your OpenStack. We will diagnose and remediate issues in Keystone, Glance, Neutron networking, Nova, Cinder block storage, Swift object storage, and issues caused by Heat orchestration. This Learning Path combines some of the best that Packt has to offer in one complete, curated package. It includes content from the following Packt products: Learning OpenStack by Alok Shrivastwa, Sunil Sarat OpenStack Cloud Computing Cookbook - Third Edition by Kevin Jackson , Cody Bunch, Egle Sigler Troubleshooting OpenStack by Tony Campbell Style and approach This course aims to create a smooth learning path that will teach you how to get started with setting up private and public clouds using a free and open source cloud computing platform—OpenStack. Through this comprehensive course, you'll learn OpenStack Cloud computing from scratch to finish and more!
OpenStack Trove is your step-by-step guide to set up and run a secure and scalable cloud Database as a Service (DBaaS) solution. The book shows you how to set up and configure the Trove DBaaS framework, use prepackaged or custom database implementations, and provision and operate a variety of databases—including MySQL, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, Cassandra, and Redis—in development and production environments. Authors Amrith Kumar and Douglas Shelley, both active technical contributors to the Trove project, describe common deployment scenarios such as single-node database instances and walk you through the setup, configuration, and ongoing management of complex database topics like replication, clustering, and high availability. The book provides detailed descriptions of how Trove works and gives you an in-depth understanding of its architecture. It also shows you how to avoid common errors and debug and troubleshoot Trove installations, and perform common tasks such as:
Discover your complete guide to designing, deploying, and managing OpenStack-based clouds in mid-to-large IT infrastructures with best practices, expert understanding, and more About This Book Design and deploy an OpenStack-based cloud in your mid-to-large IT infrastructure using automation tools and best practices Keep yourself up-to-date with valuable insights into OpenStack components and new services in the latest OpenStack release Discover how the new features in the latest OpenStack release can help your enterprise and infrastructure Who This Book Is For This book is for system administrators, cloud engineers, and system architects who would like to deploy an OpenStack-based cloud in a mid-to-large IT infrastructure. This book requires a moderate level of system administration and familiarity with cloud concepts. What You Will Learn Explore the main architecture design of OpenStack components and core-by-core services, and how they work together Design different high availability scenarios and plan for a no-single-point-of-failure environment Set up a multinode environment in production using orchestration tools Boost OpenStack's performance with advanced configuration Delve into various hypervisors and container technology supported by OpenStack Get familiar with deployment methods and discover use cases in a real production environment Adopt the DevOps style of automation while deploying and operating in an OpenStack environment Monitor the cloud infrastructure and make decisions on maintenance and performance improvement In Detail In this second edition, you will get to grips with the latest features of OpenStack. Starting with an overview of the OpenStack architecture, you'll see how to adopt the DevOps style of automation while deploying and operating in an OpenStack environment. We'll show you how to create your own OpenStack private cloud. Then you'll learn about various hypervisors and container technology supported by OpenStack. You'll get an understanding about the segregation of compute nodes based on reliability and availability needs. We'll cover various storage types in OpenStack and advanced networking aspects such as SDN and NFV. Next, you'll understand the OpenStack infrastructure from a cloud user point of view. Moving on, you'll develop troubleshooting skills, and get a comprehensive understanding of services such as high availability and failover in OpenStack. Finally, you will gain experience of running a centralized logging server and monitoring OpenStack services. The book will show you how to carry out performance tuning based on OpenStack service logs. You will be able to master OpenStack benchmarking and performance tuning. By the end of the book, you'll be ready to take steps to deploy and manage an OpenStack cloud with the latest open source technologies. Style and approach This book will help you understand the flexibility of OpenStack by showcasing integration of several out-of-the-box solutions in order to build a large-scale cloud environment.. It will also cover detailed discussions on the various design and deployment strategies for implementing a fault-tolerant and highly available cloud infrastructure.
Build a solid foundation in virtual networking technologies for OpenStack-based clouds, 3rd Edition
Author: James Denton
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
Discover the basics of virtual networking in OpenStack to implement various cloud network architectures Key Features Learn the difference between Open vSwitch and Linux bridge switching technologies Connect virtual machine instances to virtual networks, subnets, and ports Implement virtual load balancers, firewalls, and routers in your network Book Description OpenStack Networking is a pluggable, scalable, and API-driven system to manage physical and virtual networking resources in an OpenStack-based cloud. Like other core OpenStack components, OpenStack Networking can be used by administrators and users to increase the value and maximize the use of existing datacenter resources. This third edition of Learning OpenStack Networking walks you through the installation of OpenStack and provides you with a foundation that can be used to build a scalable and production-ready OpenStack cloud. In the initial chapters, you will review the physical network requirements and architectures necessary for an OpenStack environment that provide core cloud functionality. Then, you’ll move through the installation of the new release of OpenStack using packages from the Ubuntu repository. An overview of Neutron networking foundational concepts, including networks, subnets, and ports will segue into advanced topics such as security groups, distributed virtual routers, virtual load balancers, and VLAN tagging within instances. By the end of this book, you will have built a network infrastructure for your cloud using OpenStack Neutron. What you will learn Get familiar with Neutron constructs, including agents and plugins Build foundational Neutron resources to provide connectivity to instances Work with legacy Neutron routers and troubleshoot traffic through them Explore high-availability routing capabilities utilizing Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP) Create and manage load balancers and associated components Manage security groups as a method of securing traffic to and from instances Who this book is for If you are an OpenStack-based cloud operator and administrator who is new to Neutron networking and wants to build your very own OpenStack cloud, then this book is for you.Prior networking experience and a physical server and network infrastructure is recommended to follow along with concepts demonstrated in the book.
Whether you are a novice to ZooKeeper or already have some experience, you will be able to master the concepts of ZooKeeper and its usage with ease. This book assumes you to have some prior knowledge of distributed systems and high-level programming knowledge of C, Java, or Python, but no experience with Apache ZooKeeper is required.
Real World Examples for Systems Administrators and Engineers
Author: Elizabeth K. Joseph
Publisher: Prentice Hall
OpenStack is today’s leading technology for building and integrating public and private clouds. Common OpenStack Deployments is a complete, practical guide to deploying OpenStack and understanding its internals. Key project contributor Elizabeth Joseph, with expert implementer Matt Fischer, shares up-to-date recipes for deploying OpenStack on both virtual and physical servers, and for using OpenStack to address any real-world challenge. First, Joseph and Fischer help you master OpenStack concepts and components by guiding you through small-scale, virtualized deployments. As you deepen your understanding, they guide you through building large, horizontally scalable infrastructures that integrate multiple components in a feature-rich cloud environment. Throughout, you’ll find up-to-the minute coverage of enhancements that make the OpenStack platform more mature and production ready, plus expert tips on debugging and growth. The authors conclude by introducing the broader OpenStack ecosystem, showing you how to drive value through hybrid clouds blending local and hosted solutions. Drawing on extensive personal experience, they address issues ranging from cost to data sovereignty and security. Common OpenStack Deployments is the ideal resource for all network and data center professionals who want to apply OpenStack in proof-of-concept or in production, and for every instructor or student who wants to leverage today’s hottest cloud technology. Comprehensive coverage includes Customizing, deploying, and scaling OpenStack in any environment Quickly building single-server test deployments with DevStack Making the right networking decisions for any OpenStack deployment Manually installing Nova compute, Keystone identity, Glance image storage, and Neutron networking Setting up controllers and compute nodes Deploying private compute clouds with Puppet Metering clouds with Ceilometer Implementing block and object storage clouds Provisioning on bare metal with OpenStack Ironic Controlling containers with OpenStack Magnum Troubleshooting OpenStack: error messages, logs, tools, configuration problems, Puppet debugging, and more Step-by-step virtualized reference deployment using KVM/QEMU on Ubuntu
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This one-of-a-kind OpenStack self-assessment will make you the assured OpenStack domain veteran by revealing just what you need to know to be fluent and ready for any OpenStack challenge. How do I reduce the effort in the OpenStack work to be done to get problems solved? How can I ensure that plans of action include every OpenStack task and that every OpenStack outcome is in place? How will I save time investigating strategic and tactical options and ensuring OpenStack opportunity costs are low? How can I deliver tailored OpenStack advise instantly with structured going-forward plans? There's no better guide through these mind-expanding questions than acclaimed best-selling author Gerard Blokdyk. Blokdyk ensures all OpenStack essentials are covered, from every angle: the OpenStack self-assessment shows succinctly and clearly that what needs to be clarified to organize the business/project activities and processes so that OpenStack outcomes are achieved. Contains extensive criteria grounded in past and current successful projects and activities by experienced OpenStack practitioners. Their mastery, combined with the uncommon elegance of the self-assessment, provides its superior value to you in knowing how to ensure the outcome of any efforts in OpenStack are maximized with professional results. Your purchase includes access to the $249 value OpenStack self-assessment dashboard download which gives you your dynamically prioritized projects-ready tool and shows your organization exactly what to do next. Your exclusive instant access details can be found in your book.