With the recent OpenStack announcement, I was tasked with creating a presentation to document my experiences deploying the newly released OpenStack Folsom. One portion of my presentation spent time detailing the vanilla OpenStack installation and configuration. At the time of my writing (October 2012), the official OpenStack documentation wasn’t quite polished yet, so I began recording my own processes in hope that it would save someone else a bit of time.
After sharing my tutorial with a few friends in the OpenStack community, it seems there was some interest in having these documents published outside of our internal Nimbula wiki. So, here it is:
If you have any suggestions or find an error, please send an email to openstack-docs (at) nimbula.com
-Zach VanDuyn, Technical Marketing Intern
Conversations with our customers often results in a focused investigation of a particular aspect of the Nimbula Director product. In many cases these conversations prompt one of our individual engineers to write up instructions or mini-tutorials on how to work with a particular aspect of Nimbula Director.
Some tutorials that have grown out of these conversations include the following topics:
Welcome to the Nimbula Director engineering team blog. Nimbula Director allows you to easily pool your server hardware into a private infrastructure cloud. This private cloud allows quick and easy provisioning of virtual hosts, networks, and storage thereby simplifying system management.
Various members of our engineering team will be contributing posts to this blog. Over time you will find technical dives into aspects of Nimbula Director; rationales for engineering choices; analysis and investigation of available technologies; and other miscellaneous thoughts from the team.