Mirantis OpenStack 9.0, based on Mitaka, has added important new functionalities to simplify both initial deployment (Day 1) and post-deployment operations (Day 2).
In this six-part blog series, contributors from the Mirantis Unlocked team discuss some of the methods and process they evolved to build a large and diverse partner ecosystem.
Most OpenStack components store state in an SQL database. By design, the databases do not have to be on the same database server.
This is not Docker Swarm as a separate product, it’s swarm integrated natively into Docker Engine, so that it can be turned on and off and provide orchestration without programming.
If you are a vendor who wants to add functionality to deployments of OpenStack (or even just to Fuel), you can choose to contribute to the Fuel project directly, or you can create a plugin.
VMware Integrated OpenStack 2.5 is out, with, a handful of improvements that seem to be targeted mostly at current VMware users.