Aug 28 2017

VMware Integrated OpenStack 4.0 Announced

VMware Intergrated OpenStack (VIO), which is a VMware supported OpenStack distribution has been around for a few years. It built on the OpenStack Ocata release  and it runs on top of the VMware SDDC and it offers the following capabilities/meet the following use cases:

  • Implementing a Developer Cloud
  • Running Containers
  • Leveraging Network Virtualization (VMware NSX)

The 4.0 version includes support for:

  • vRealize Automation
  • Containers
  • Multi vCenter support (up to six)
  • Resize VM (CPU, memory and disk) without having to shut down the VM
  • Firewall as a Service (FWaaS)
  • Multiple NIC types
  • Guest VLAN tagging
  • CPU pinning

VIO Overview – picture borrowed from the VMware VIO Datasheet

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  1. Ano

    VIC (containers) or VIO (openstack)?

  2. magander3

    yeah I know. I’ll blame auto correct 🙂

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