Category Archive: OpenStack

Aug 28 2017

VMware Integrated Container 4.0 Announced

VMware Intergrated OpenStack (VIC), 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 …

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Feb 10 2017

Nutanix OpenStack Virtual Machine Version 2.1.4 Released

A few days ago, 2017-02-02, Nutanix released a new version of their OpenStack Virtual Machine (OVM) so the current version is now 2.1.4. There are quite a few enhancements but one specifically I wanted to let you know. It is now possible to to configure the OVM in a High Availability mode This is excellent news …

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Aug 17 2016

Nutanix vRealize Automation Reference Architecture v2.0

In April last year i wrote a blog post about the release of Nutanix vRealize Automation reference architecture which you can find here. A few weeks ago version 2.0 of the document was released and there are quite a few changes which you might have seen in the blog post Nutanix AHV, OpenStack & vRealize …

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Aug 03 2016

Nutanix OpenStack Part IV – Image Management

This will be the forth part of my Nutanix OpenStack blog series and it will cover the OpenStack Glance Image service. The following blog posts has been released so far: Nutanix OpenStack Part I – Deployment Nutanix OpenStack Part II – Project & User Management Nutanix OpenStack part III – Network Management It’s now time to …

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Jul 18 2016

Nutanix OpenStack Part III – Network Management

This will be the third part of my Nutanix OpenStack blog series and it will cover the OpenStack Neutron network service. The following blog posts has been released so far: Nutanix OpenStack Part I – Deployment Nutanix OpenStack Part II – Project & User Management It’s now time to create two networks that can be used …

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Apr 25 2016

Nutanix AHV, OpenStack & vRealize Automation

There has been a lot of discussions lately around vRealize Automation (vRA) and AHV, formerly known as Acropolis Hypervisor, integrations and if it possible to manage AHV based virtual machines (VMs) via vRA. As many of you already know Nutanix has released its own OpenStack solution that manages AHV objects. The OpenStack solution consists of a single …

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Apr 12 2016

Nutanix OpenStack Part II – Project & User Management

This will be the second part of my Nutanix OpenStack blog series. The first one was about the Deployment and can be found here. Now when we have the solution up and running it’s time to create the Projects needed and for those of you who have never worked with OpenStack a project can be …

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Mar 22 2016

Nutanix OpenStack Part I – Deployment

This will be the first blog post in a series that will cover the Nutanix OpenStack solution and what could be better than starting with the deployment. I will not spend much time explaining the architecture but i’ll mention the three main components in the Nutanix OpenStack solution: Acropolis OpenStack Services VM (OVM) – This …

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