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Try Mirantis OpenStack for Kubernetes

Get your hands dirty with Mirantis OpenStack for K8s easily and for free

Mirantis OpenStack for Kubernetes (MOSK) is a multi-tenant private cloud platform that can be deployed, managed, and observed at any scale and location. Setting up an OpenStack cloud may be complicated and expensive, but with TryMOSK, you can experience it without spending any money or time.

TryMOSK is a small but feature-rich MOSK cloud that can host a few production-grade applications. It consists of several pre-configured physical servers, running containerized OpenStack, hyper-converged storage, software-defined networking, as well as integrated full-stack life cycle management and observability tools.

TryMOSK is provided for free for a limited period of 3 days, all you need is a business email address and some technical knowledge to get started.

Please leave your contact details below and we’ll email you within a few days to confirm the schedule for your evaluation and hand over access acredentials. If you are looking to validate any specific features and use cases, please describe these in a comments, and we will suggest how to do this with TryMOSK.

Don't want to wait? Please check out our simplified version of TryMOSK, which you can spin up instantly inside your AWS tenant

What You’ll Get

You will get a complete and ready-to-use Mirantis OpenStack for Kubernetes cloud running on top of real hardware provided by our partner, Equinix Metal. You’ll have full access to the cloud as if you were running it in your own data center. 

  • 10 pre-provisioned physical servers with all the necessary networking infrastructure 

  • A containerized OpenStack cluster,  providing a number of cloud services (see below), enhanced with

    • Hyper-converged storage (Ceph) to store different types of cloud workload data 

    • Software-Defined Networking (Open vSwitch) to build comprehensive virtual network topologies 

  • An integrated full-stack logging, monitoring, and alerting system (Mirantis StackLight)

  • An instance of Mirantis Container Cloud (MCC) to manage the lifecycle of all of these components

  • Tutorials on how to make the best use of your time with the TryMOSK cloud

TryMOSK offers the following cloud services, which you can access using a web browser or command-line interface:

  • Identity (Keystone), integrated with centralized identity and access management system in Mirantis Container Cloud

  • Compute (Nova)

  • Images (Glance)

  • Block Storage (Cinder)

  • Networking (Neutron), with Open vSwitch backend

  • Orchestration (Heat)

  • Load balancing (Octavia)

  • Object Storage (Ceph RADOS Gateway), providing S3- and Swift-compatible APIs

  • Web UI (Horizon)

In addition, you will be able to enhance your TryMOSK cloud with: 

  • Telemetry service (Ceilometer) 

  • Instance High Availability service (Masakari) 

Important Note: Although the TryMOSK cluster is wiped out completely after every evaluation, we strongly discourage you from using it to process any real data, especially personal or security-sensitive information. Mirantis does not take any responsibility for the workloads or the data that you host in your TryMOSK cloud.

What You’ll Need

Technical knowledge and skillsTthe MOSK evaluation assumes familiarity with Linux, OpenStack, and Kubernetes command line tools, networking fundamentals, virtualization, and cloud technology in general. 

Non-engineers are strongly encouraged to speak with a Mirantis Account Executive, who can arrange a remote demonstration for you.  Also, the Mirantis professional services team stands ready to assist with proof-of-concept deployments, tailored to your specific use case.

Time - TryMOSK will only be available to you for a few days, so to make sure you have a chance to try everything, we recommend that you block several time slots in your calendar to play it without distractions. Also, we recommend visiting the Mirantis documentation portal, it will help you get acquainted with the MOSK architecture and operations before your evaluation period starts.