OpenStack Building a Cloud Environment

OpenStack  Building a Cloud Environment

OpenStack Building a Cloud Environment

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 Bootcamp

OpenStack Bootcamp

OpenStack Bootcamp

A focused and systematic introduction to OpenStack, the largest open source cloud platform, using practical examples and hands-on problems. About This Book Explore all the new features of OpenStack's Mikata, Ocata, and Newton releases and get up to speed with OpenStack in no time Learn something new each day to successfully build a private cloud platform A fast-paced guide filled with best practices that will help you manage your virtual private cloud efficiently Who This Book Is For This book is for those who are already familiar with OpenStack's supporting technologies. It's ideal for cloud system engineers, system administrators, and technical architects who are moving from a virtualized environment to a cloud environment. Prior knowledge of cloud computing platforms and virtualization would be beneficial. If you are a system or cloud engineer, this is your go-to book! What You Will Learn Understand the functions and features of each core component of OpenStack and a real-world comparison Develop an understanding of the components of IaaS and PaaS clouds built with OpenStack Get a high-level understanding of architectural design in OpenStack Discover how you can use OpenStack Horizon with all of the OpenStack core components Understand network traffic flow with Neutron Build an OpenStack private cloud from scratch Get hands-on training with the OpenStack command line, administration, and deployment In Detail OpenStack is developed by a thriving community of individual developers around the globe and is backed by most of the leading players in the cloud space today. OpenStack is a free and open source software platform for cloud computing, mostly deployed as an infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS). This book begins with the design principles of OpenStack and the available OpenStack distributions. You'll start by getting a fundamental understanding of the core concepts and then move on to a comparison of OpenStack components with real-life examples. Then, we'll show you the typical architecture of OpenStack clouds, how to configure each OpenStack component, and debugging techniques. Later, we focus on the latest releases of OpenStack: Mikata, Newton, and Ocata. You'll be introduced to identity, image, networking, and the compute service. You'll also get a complete understanding of how to install, configure, and administrate your entire virtual private cloud. You will also be provided with hands-on exercises to unleash the power of each component in OpenStack. Finally, you'll see an overview of all the optional projects available under the Openstack umbrella. Style and approach This fast-paced book delivers comprehensive hands-on training, so you can jump straight into the practical exercises along with in-depth coverage of OpenStack technologies. It also provides hands-on exercises, analysis of real-world cloud use cases and operation scenarios, covering design, customization and optimization.

OpenStack Cloud Computing Cookbook

OpenStack Cloud Computing Cookbook

OpenStack Cloud Computing Cookbook

The Fourth Edition of the industry-acclaimed OpenStack Cloud Computing Cookbook, from four recognized experts, updated to the latest OpenStack build including Cinder, Nova, and Neutron. Key Features Over 100 recipes created by a team of OpenStack experts Updated to work with the latest OpenStack builds, with recipes covering the installation and use of OpenStack with Ansible It covers topics such as Keystone, Glance, Neutron, Nova, Cinder, and more, plus recipes for OpenStack storage, networking, and orchestrating workloads Test drive OpenStack using the accompanying Vagrant environment Book Description This is the fourth edition of the industry-acclaimed OpenStack Cloud Computing Cookbook, created by four recognized OpenStack experts. It has now been updated to work with the latest OpenStack builds, using tools and processes based on their collective and vast OpenStack experience. OpenStack Open Source Cloud software is one of the most used cloud infrastructures to support a wide variety of use cases, from software development to big data analysis. It is developed by a thriving community of individual developers from around the globe and backed by most of the leading players in the cloud space today. We make it simple to implement, massively scalable, and able to store a large pool of data and networking resources. OpenStack has a strong ecosystem that helps you provision your cloud storage needs. Add OpenStack's enterprise features to reduce the cost of your business. This book will begin by showing you the steps to build up an OpenStack private cloud environment using Ansible. You'll then discover the uses of cloud services such as the identity service, image service, and compute service. You'll dive into Neutron, the OpenStack Networking service, and get your hands dirty with configuring networks, routers, load balancers, and more. You’ll then gather more expert knowledge on OpenStack cloud computing by managing your cloud's security and migration. After that, we delve into OpenStack Object storage and you’ll see how to manage servers and work with objects, cluster, and storage functionalities. Finally, you will learn about OpenStack dashboard, Ansible, Keystone, and other interesting topics. What you will learn Understand, install, configure, and manage a complete OpenStack Cloud platform using OpenStack-Ansible Configure networks, routers, load balancers, and more with Neutron Use Keystone to setup domains, roles, groups and user access Learn how to use Swift and setup container access control lists Gain hands-on experience and familiarity with Horizon, the OpenStack Dashboard user interface Automate complete solutions with our recipes on Heat, the OpenStack Orchestration service as well as using Ansible to orchestrate application workloads Follow practical advice and examples to run OpenStack in production Who this book is for This book is written for cloud system engineers, system administrators, and technical architects who are moving from a virtualized environment to cloud environments. This book assumes that you are familiar with cloud computing platforms, and have knowledge of virtualization, networking, and managing Linux environments.

Learning OpenStack

Learning OpenStack

Learning 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.

OpenStack Cloud Computing Cookbook Fourth Edition

OpenStack Cloud Computing Cookbook   Fourth Edition

OpenStack Cloud Computing Cookbook Fourth Edition

The Fourth Edition of the industry-acclaimed OpenStack Cloud Computing Cookbook, from four recognized experts, updated to the latest OpenStack build including Cinder, Nova, and Neutron. About This Book Over 100 recipes created by a team of OpenStack experts Updated to work with the latest OpenStack builds, with recipes covering the installation and use of OpenStack with Ansible It covers topics such as Keystone, Glance, Neutron, Nova, Cinder, and more, plus recipes for OpenStack storage, networking, and orchestrating workloads Test drive OpenStack using the accompanying Vagrant environment Who This Book Is For This book is written for cloud system engineers, system administrators, and technical architects who are moving from a virtualized environment to cloud environments. This book assumes that you are familiar with cloud computing platforms, and have knowledge of virtualization, networking, and managing Linux environments. What You Will Learn Understand, install, configure, and manage a complete OpenStack Cloud platform using OpenStack-Ansible Configure networks, routers, load balancers, and more with Neutron Use Keystone to setup domains, roles, groups and user access Learn how to use Swift and setup container access control lists Gain hands-on experience and familiarity with Horizon, the OpenStack Dashboard user interface Automate complete solutions with our recipes on Heat, the OpenStack Orchestration service as well as using Ansible to orchestrate application workloads Follow practical advice and examples to run OpenStack in production In Detail This is the fourth edition of the industry-acclaimed OpenStack Cloud Computing Cookbook, created by four recognized OpenStack experts. It has now been updated to work with the latest OpenStack builds, using tools and processes based on their collective and vast OpenStack experience. OpenStack Open Source Cloud software is one of the most used cloud infrastructures to support a wide variety of use cases, from software development to big data analysis. It is developed by a thriving community of individual developers from around the globe and backed by most of the leading players in the cloud space today. We make it simple to implement, massively scalable, and able to store a large pool of data and networking resources. OpenStack has a strong ecosystem that helps you provision your cloud storage needs. Add OpenStack's enterprise features to reduce the cost of your business. This book will begin by s ...

OpenStack Operations Guide

OpenStack Operations Guide

OpenStack Operations Guide

Design, deploy, and maintain your own private or public Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), using the open source OpenStack platform. In this practical guide, experienced developers and OpenStack contributors show you how to build clouds based on reference architectures, as well as how to perform daily administration tasks. Designed for horizontal scalability, OpenStack lets you build a cloud by integrating several technologies. This approach provides flexibility, but knowing which options to use can be bewildering. Once you complete this book, you’ll know the right questions to ask while you organize compute, storage, and networking resources. If you already know how to manage multiple Ubuntu machines and maintain MySQL, you’re ready to: Set up automated deployment and configuration Design a single-node cloud controller Use metrics to improve scalability Explore compute nodes, network design, and storage Install OpenStack packages Use an example architecture to help simplify decision-making Build a working environment to explore an IaaS cloud Manage users, projects, and quotas Tackle maintenance, debugging, and network troubleshooting Monitor, log, backup, and restore

OpenStack Cloud Computing Cookbook Third Edition

OpenStack Cloud Computing Cookbook   Third Edition

OpenStack Cloud Computing Cookbook Third Edition

Over 110 effective recipes to help you build and operate OpenStack cloud computing, storage, networking, and automationAbout This Book• Explore many new features of OpenStack's Juno and Kilo releases• Install, configure, and administer core projects with the help of OpenStack Object Storage, Block Storage, and Neutron Networking services• Harness the abilities of experienced OpenStack administrators and architects, and run your own private cloud successfully• Practical, real-world examples of each service and an accompanying Vagrant environment that helps you learn quickly In DetailOpenStack Open Source software is one of the most used cloud infrastructures to support software development and big data analysis. It is developed by a thriving community of individual developers from around the globe and backed by most of the leading players in the cloud space today.It is simple to implement, massively scalable, and can store a large pool of data and networking resources. OpenStack has a strong ecosystem that helps you provision your cloud storage needs. Add OpenStack's enterprise features to reduce the cost of your business.This book will show you the steps to build up a private cloud environment. At the beginning, you'll discover the uses of cloud services such as the identity service, image service, and compute service. You'll dive into Neutron, the OpenStack Networking service, and get your hands dirty with configuring ML2, networks, routers, and Distributed Virtual Routers. You'll then gather more expert knowledge on OpenStack cloud computing by managing your cloud's security and migration. After that, we delve in to OpenStack Object storage and how to manage servers and work with objects, cluster, and storage functionalities. Also, as you go deeper into the realm of OpenStack, you'll learn practical examples of Block storage, LBaaS, and FWaaS: installation and configuration covered ground up. Finally, you will learn OpenStack dashboard, Ansible and Foreman, Keystone, and other interesting topics.What You Will Learn• Understand, install, configure, and manage Nova—the OpenStack Cloud Compute resource• Configure ML2, networks, routers, and Distributed Virtual Routers with Neutron• Use and secure Keystone, the OpenStack Authentication service• Install and set up Swift and Container Replication between datacenters• Gain hands-on experience and familiarity with Horizon, the OpenStack Dashboard user interface• Automate complete solutions with our recipes on Heat, the OpenStack Orchestration service• Use Ansible and Foreman to automate OpenStack installations successfully• Follow practical advice and examples to run OpenStack in productionWho This Book Is ForThis book is aimed at cloud system engineers, system administrators, and technical architects who are moving from a virtualized environment to cloud environments. This book assumes that you are familiar with cloud computing platforms, and have knowledge of virtualization, networking, and managing Linux environments.Style and approachClear, step-by-step instructions coupled with practical and applicable recipes that'll enable you to use and implement the latest features of OpenStack.

OpenStack for Architects

OpenStack for Architects

OpenStack for Architects

Implement successful private clouds with OpenStack Key Features Gain hands-on experience in designing a private cloud for all infrastructures Create a robust virtual environment for your organization Design, implement and deploy an OpenStack-based cloud based on the Queens release Book Description Over the past six years, hundreds of organizations have successfully implemented Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) platforms based on OpenStack. The huge amount of investment from these organizations, including industry giants such as IBM and HP, as well as open source leaders, such as Red Hat, Canonical, and SUSE, has led analysts to label OpenStack as the most important open source technology since the Linux operating system. Due to its ambitious scope, OpenStack is a complex and fast-evolving open source project that requires a diverse skill set to design and implement it. OpenStack for Architects leads you through the major decision points that you'll face while architecting an OpenStack private cloud for your organization. This book will address the recent changes made in the latest OpenStack release i.e Queens, and will also deal with advanced concepts such as containerization, NVF, and security. At each point, the authors offer you advice based on the experience they've gained from designing and leading successful OpenStack projects in a wide range of industries. Each chapter also includes lab material that gives you a chance to install and configure the technologies used to build production-quality OpenStack clouds. Most importantly, the book focuses on ensuring that your OpenStack project meets the needs of your organization, which will guarantee a successful rollout. What you will learn Learn the overall structure of an OpenStack deployment Craft an OpenStack deployment process which fits within your organization Apply Agile Development methodologies to engineer and operate OpenStack clouds Build a product roadmap for Infrastructure as a Service based on OpenStack Make use of containers to increase the manageability and resiliency of applications running in and on OpenStack. Use enterprise security guidelines for your OpenStack deployment Who this book is for OpenStack for Architects is for Cloud architects who are responsible to design and implement a private cloud with OpenStack. System engineers and enterprise architects will also find this book useful. Basic understanding of core OpenStack services, as well as some working experience of concepts, is recommended.

Openstack Cloud Computing

Openstack Cloud Computing

Openstack Cloud Computing

OpenStack Cloud Computing is not a tutorial on using OpenStack. It is an introduction to building a cloud based on OpenStack technologies. OpenStack includes a large set of modular and extensible components with broad industry support. Enterprises and service providers alike can use these programs and services to improve the efficiency, agility, security, quality and usability of their data center operations. These benefits are not free. Someone will have the responsibility to evaluate, design and implement the technology. They will need to select the services they require, choose from the myriad configuration options and incorporate the necessary plugins. The architects must ensure that they not only cover the basic functions, such as compute, storage and networking, but also integrate them into the existing infrastructure and address key topics like administration, billing, confidentiality, availability and scalability. This book introduces the reader to some of the primary challenges and suggests how to address them in an environment based on OpenStack.

Building the Infrastructure for Cloud Security

Building the Infrastructure for Cloud Security

Building the Infrastructure for Cloud Security

For cloud users and providers alike, security is an everyday concern, yet there are very few books covering cloud security as a main subject. This book will help address this information gap from an Information Technology solution and usage-centric view of cloud infrastructure security. The book highlights the fundamental technology components necessary to build and enable trusted clouds. Here also is an explanation of the security and compliance challenges organizations face as they migrate mission-critical applications to the cloud, and how trusted clouds, that have their integrity rooted in hardware, can address these challenges. This book provides: Use cases and solution reference architectures to enable infrastructure integrity and the creation of trusted pools leveraging Intel Trusted Execution Technology (TXT). Trusted geo-location management in the cloud, enabling workload and data location compliance and boundary control usages in the cloud. OpenStack-based reference architecture of tenant-controlled virtual machine and workload protection in the cloud. A reference design to enable secure hybrid clouds for a cloud bursting use case, providing infrastructure visibility and control to organizations. "A valuable guide to the next generation of cloud security and hardware based root of trust. More than an explanation of the what and how, is the explanation of why. And why you can’t afford to ignore it!" —Vince Lubsey, Vice President, Product Development, Virtustream Inc. " Raghu provides a valuable reference for the new 'inside out' approach, where trust in hardware, software, and privileged users is never assumed—but instead measured, attested, and limited according to least privilege principles." —John Skinner, Vice President, HyTrust Inc. "Traditional parameter based defenses are in sufficient in the cloud. Raghu's book addresses this problem head-on by highlighting unique usage models to enable trusted infrastructure in this open environment. A must read if you are exposed in cloud." —Nikhil Sharma, Sr. Director of Cloud Solutions, Office of CTO, EMC Corporation