So much happened over the past month that it’s definitely time to set off the fireworks! To start, Steve Hardy shares his tips and tricks for TripleO containerized deployments, then Zane Bitter talks discusses the ever expanding OpenStack Foundation, while Maria Bracho introduces us to Red Hat OpenStack Platform’s fast forward upgrades in a step-by-step overview, and so very much more. Obviously, prep the barbecue, it’s time for the fourth of July community blog round-up!
Red Hat OpenStack Platform: Two life-cycle choices to fit your organization by Maria Bracho, Principal Product Manager OpenStack
OpenStack®️ is a powerful platform for building private cloud environments that support modern, digital business operations. However, the OpenStack community’s six-month release cadence can pose challenges for enterprise organizations that want to deploy OpenStack in production. Red Hat can help.
CPU model configuration for QEMU/KVM on x86 hosts by Daniel Berrange
With the various CPU hardware vulnerabilities reported this year, guest CPU configuration is now a security critical task. This blog post contains content I’ve written that is on its way to become part of the QEMU documentation.
Requirements for an OpenStack Access Control Policy Management Tool by Adam Young
“We need a read only role.”
Red Hat OpenStack Platform 13 is here! by Rosa Guntrip
Accelerate. Innovate. Empower. In the digital economy, IT organizations can be expected to deliver services anytime, anywhere, and to any device. IT speed, agility, and innovation can be critical to help stay ahead of your competition. Red Hat OpenStack Platform lets you build an on-premise cloud environment designed to accelerate your business, innovate faster, and empower your IT teams.
Red Hat Certified Cloud Architect – An OpenStack Perspective – Part Two by Chris Janiszewski – Senior OpenStack Solutions Architect – Red Hat Tiger Team
Previously we learned about what the Red Hat Certified Architect certification is and what exams are included in the “OpenStack-focused” version of the certification. This week we want to focus on personal experience and benefits from achieving this milestone.
Red Hat OpenStack Platform fast forward upgrades: A step-by-step overview by Maria Bracho, Principal Product Manager OpenStack
New in Red Hat®️ OpenStack®️ Platform 13, the fast forward upgrade feature lets you easily move between long-life releases, without the need to upgrade to each in-between release. Fast forward upgrades fully containerize Red Hat OpenStack Platform deployment to simplify and speed the upgrade process while reducing interruptions and eliminating the need for additional hardware. Today, we’ll take a look at what the fast forward upgrade process from Red Hat OpenStack Platform 10 to Red Hat OpenStack Platform 13 looks like in practice.
Red Hat Certified Cloud Architect – An OpenStack Perspective – Part One by Chris Janiszewski – Senior OpenStack Solutions Architect – Red Hat Tiger Team
The Red Hat Certified Architect (RHCA) is the highest certification provided by Red Hat. To many, it can be looked at as a “holy grail” of sorts in open source software certifications. It’s not easy to get. In order to receive it, you not only need to already be a Red Hat Certified Engineer -(RHCE) for Red Hat Enterprise Linux (with the Red Hat Certified System Administrator, (RHCSA) as pre-requisite) but also pass additional exams from various technology categories.—
Tips on searching ceph-install-workflow.log on TripleO by John
- Only look at the logs relevant to the last run
TripleO Ceph Integration on the Road in June by John
The first week of June I went to an upstream TripleO workshop in Brno. The labs we used are at https://github.com/redhat-openstack/tripleo-workshop
The Expanding OpenStack Foundation by Zane Bitter
The OpenStack Foundation has begun the process of becoming an umbrella organisation for open source projects adjacent to but outside of OpenStack itself. However, there is no clear roadmap for the transformation, which has resulted in some confusion. After attending the joint leadership meeting with the Foundation Board of Directors and various Forum sessions that included some members of the board at the (2018) OpenStack Summit in Vancouver, I believe I can help shed some light on the situation. (Of course this is my subjective take on the topic, and I am not speaking for the Technical Committee.)–
Configuring a static address for wlan0 on Raspbian Stretch by Lars Kellogg-Stedman
Recent releases of Raspbian have adopted the use of dhcpcd to manage both dynamic and static interface configuration. If you would prefer to use the traditional /etc/network/interfaces mechanism instead, follow these steps.
Configuring collectd plugins with TripleO by mrunge
A way of deploying OpenStack is to use TripleO. This takes the an approach to deploy a small OpenStack environment, and then to take OpenStack provided infrastructure and tools to deploy the actual production environment.
TripleO Containerized deployments, debugging basics by Steve Hardy
Since the Pike release, TripleO has supported deployments with OpenStack services running in containers.- Currently we use docker to run images based on those maintained by the Kolla project.We already have some tips and tricks for container deployment debugging in tripleo-docs, but below are some more notes on my typical debug workflows.