Sneak Peek into Heat New Features in OpenStack Kilo Release

January 5, 2015 // 4 Comments

It still feels like the last OpenStack Summit in Paris has just ended, the amazing views of Paris are sill fresh in memory and the magnificent scents of the delicious meals are still lingering, but[back to reality] we are already far into the Kilo schedule, at the second iteration of the Kilo Cycle. A lot has been discussed during Kilo design...[READ MORE]

OpenStack Orchestration: Getting Started with Heat

December 9, 2014 // 2 Comments

OpenStack Heat Heat Orchestration Service provides ability to orchestrate Openstack requests, such as creation of instances, volumes and other OpenStack services, using  YAML based templates languages called HOT(Heat Orchestration Template). Heat consists of following services: heat-api service serves HTTP RESTful API that process requests and...[READ MORE]

OpenStack Architecture and Services

December 1, 2014 // 7 Comments

Openstack is consisted of several core projects, Nova for Compute, Glance for Images, Cinder for Block Storage, Keystone for Identity, Neutron for Networking, and additional optional services. Each project exposes all it’s capabilities over RESTful API. The services inner-communicate over RESTful API calls, so when a service requires resources...[READ MORE]

Going Native with OpenStack Centric Applications: Overview

November 26, 2014 // 1 Comment

Cloud infrastructure is useless without applications running atop, providing business servi ces and solving customer needs. So, as applications ascend to the throne as the rightful king of cloud Application Blueprint Designer – Merlin RavelloSystems, UrbanCode, CliQr, Prime Service Catalog*… Application Lifecycle Management PaaS – Solum...[READ MORE]