Self Healing OpenStack Control Plane with Kubernetes

I presented, along with Shixiong Shang and Randy Tuttle from CloudPerceptions, at the OpenStack Summit in Austin, TX regarding using Kubernetes as the underlay for building a 'self-healing' OpenStack control plane:…

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Open vSwitch Cheat Sheet

Before I begin, for those unfamiliar with Open vSwitch, please check out my friend David Mahler's YouTube page for comprehensive introductory videos. Over the past year I've spent some time compiling troubleshooting documents and procedures for all things cloud (OpenStack, SDN, Open vSwitch, etc). I wanted to make a series…

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Openstack Juno on Centos 7

First, sorry for the delay in posting. I've been busy in rebuilding my lab (4 times) to accommodate parallel testing. In the meantime, I wanted to quickly share my experience with the latest Openstack release: Juno. As of this writing there is a repo available for Ubuntu but for this…

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Openstack with IPv6

Openstack....now with lots of addresses! After being inspired to update my IPv6 experience in my previous post, I figured it was time to start enabling IPv6 within my Openstack lab environment. It's surprisingly easy as it's similar to many dual-stacked environments that support IPv4/IPv6 today. The following is…

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HP Helion

To Helion and Back! HP Helion OpenStack Community is a new, Openstack Icehouse-based distribution for enterprises and cloud administrators interested in evaluating, developing and deploying a private cloud based on OpenStack technology. It was recently released to the public for free as it was released under the Apache 2.0…

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