OpenStack Kolla Tutorial – Multi-node IaaS Deployment and Upgrades

This OpenStack Kolla tutorial builds on our original single-node demo. You will learn how OpenStack Kolla enables you to containerize the OpenStack services you want to deploy as Docker Containers and automates deployment and management with Ansible. This video tutorial goes through the process, from building and managing your own …

PacketPushers: Datanauts Podcast 060: Running OpenStack in Containers

Robert Starmer talks with Datanauts host Drew Conry-Murray about the general whys and hows of operating OpenStack in Containers. They then explore the relationship between OpenStack and Kubernetes, and how stateful services like storage and databases might function. Finally, they discuss the Kolla project which leverages Ansible and Docker to …

Enterprise IaaS systems are hosting #LegacyApps on infrastructure intended for #Cloud-native applications. Will it work?

What Changes for Enterprise Applications Running on Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS)

Do modern Enterprise IaaS systems have a place for enterprise applications from pre-Cloud times? Infrastructure-as-a-Service is a core service model in Cloud Computing, but its basic approach to how it handle resiliency drastically differs from the traditional rock-solid infrastructure model traditionally employed for enterprise applications. Add to that the fact …

Docker- a Tool to Build, run and Manage Containers

Did you know that Docker is not a “Thing”? It’s rather a collection of tools that enable users to build, run and manage containers. In this 5MoC episode, Robert Starmer explains what the pieces are and how they work together to provide the container service that has application developers so …

How PaaS Provides Value to Enterprise Users

The Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) cloud service model has a lot of benefits for enterprise users. Some “legacy” enterprise apps will not fit this model, but surprisingly, a number can be transitioned to and managed from a PaaS. Moving forward, building applications on a PaaS, that abstract away much of the hardware …

What is OpenStack? How does it build an IaaS cloud?

OpenStack is a leader in open source cloud management systems (CMS) that, while it can be used to build PaaS and SaaS model clouds, was initially intended to provide IaaS cloud functionality. What is OpenStack and how does it provide an Infrastructure-as-a-Service? OpenStack is a collection of (primarily) python-based software …