Useful Nuage VRS openvswitch and VSC commands

Check out what is happening actually behind among the VRSs or VSCs is important sometimes. Here you have some useful commands that will help you out. Useful Nuage VRS (OpenVSwitch) Commands Check out Nuage VRS ports and VXLAN tunnels information To get more details try this other one Find out the VRFS service id for our bridge alubr0 into the VRS Get the route table … Continue reading Useful Nuage VRS openvswitch and VSC commands

Using CentOS Cloud Images with Virsh and Nuage Metadata

The following tools will help you to create virsh domains from CentOS Cloud images (those images can be downloaded from http://cloud.centos.org/centos/7/images). The script was based on Giovanni’s Post: Create a Linux Lab on KVM Using Cloud Images. I am adding Nuage metadata into the XML to connect this domain to our VRS. After this process you may manage connectivity, ACLs, forwarding from the Nuage VSD console. … Continue reading Using CentOS Cloud Images with Virsh and Nuage Metadata

Building a Nuage/PackStack Lab at home Part 3

Update – August 1st, 2016: I’ve made an update thanks to @karkull feedback. some changes to neutron.cfg and nova.cfg files. I’ve made important changes the way I was presenting the info over this post. Hi there, Through this post, I will install nested packstack liberty with a controller/network node and a nova compute node. Then, I will install the Nuage plugin for neutron and the metadata, heat, horizon … Continue reading Building a Nuage/PackStack Lab at home Part 3

Installing OpenStack Kilo (Red Hat OSP7) LBaaS with @NuageNetworks VSP 3.2R4 (HAProxy)

Hi there. We can find hundreds of posts regarding how to install OpenStack LBaaS. This case I’ll bring an step-by-step guide to implement LBaaS with Nuage VSP 3.2.R4 into OpenStack Kilo OSP7 (Red Hat). Kilo uses the LBaaS API v2. I suggest you to get “VSP OpenStack Kilo Neutron Plugin User Guide (Release 3.2.R5 (Issue 2))”. Most of this post is based on this guide … Continue reading Installing OpenStack Kilo (Red Hat OSP7) LBaaS with @NuageNetworks VSP 3.2R4 (HAProxy)

OpenDayLight focuses on OpenStack Networks and Lithium is the proof

Technical Level: Medium OpenStack Knowledge: Medium (Architect) OpenDayLight Knowledge: Fundamentals The Universal OpenStack adoption has changed the way to develop new datacenter’s services. Questions like: How much storage capacity and bandwidth does this new App need? are being addressed by an emerging role of Cloud Architects. IT Storage/Network Architects, who used to care of it App by App, are facing orchestration challenges as their most important priority now. In other words, how … Continue reading OpenDayLight focuses on OpenStack Networks and Lithium is the proof

#Neutron and @AristaNetworks – Routing and #VXLAN encapsulation at wire speed

Before going further, I strongly suggest to read There’s real magic behind OpenStack neutron to understand in more details what is happening between Nova instances, OpenVSwitch and Neutron since IceHouse. We’ll take a walk on Neutron (Kilo release) and Arista Network L2 drivers and L3 plug-in throughout this post. Most of the networks orchestration changes between IceHouse, Juno and Kilo have been taken place into L2 drivers, stability, performance and … Continue reading #Neutron and @AristaNetworks – Routing and #VXLAN encapsulation at wire speed

#OpenStack Kilo/Juno – L3 High Availability VRRP for #Neutron

Started to work with Neutron since IceHouse. There was some important HA and scalability issues in neutron at that time. HA problems were mostly related to Routers and DNSMASQ resources. Neutron used to be hard to scale. An important workaround was to implement networks with much memory capacity. It makes you to spend more, but it’s better than a failure that can cost more. don’t … Continue reading #OpenStack Kilo/Juno – L3 High Availability VRRP for #Neutron

#Koolfit – Our Private OpenStack Offer vs the Public Giant AWS (Part 2/3)

Hi again… Resuming our previous post, Koolfit has been conceived to bring a private cloud service to the market. Koolift is based on the OpenStack and other OpenSource related projects. Koolfit takes to your doorway the power of the openstack community and distributed computing. Before moving on to the next lines, I want to thanks to @chalescobedo, @crancurello, @galvarado89, @evictoria3 and @fsalas0712 for their tremendous support to build … Continue reading #Koolfit – Our Private OpenStack Offer vs the Public Giant AWS (Part 2/3)

#Koolfit – Our Private OpenStack Offer vs the Public Giant AWS (Part 1/3)

It’s been months promoting Koolfit (koolfit.mx) into the market.  The most serious Private Cloud offer based on OpenStack, OpenVSwitch and Ceph. Thanks to the amazing KIOs’ talent that rapidly turn it into a strategic IT asset for any company. In order to understand what are the most used components among the OpenStack users. The foundation has conducted a survey to the last summit’s attendance. Results have proved … Continue reading #Koolfit – Our Private OpenStack Offer vs the Public Giant AWS (Part 1/3)