Mirantis OpenStack 6.1

Mirantis OpenStack 6.1 key new features include support for the OpenStack Community Application Catalog, flexibility of technology choice including vSphere and KVM hypervisors in a single cloud, and large scale clouds backed by our new scale-lab. All this and more from the #1 pure-play OpenStack company that guarantees 100% open-source software with open APIs.

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Boost Developer Productivity

Developers and users can use a point-and-click interface to easily deploy workloads from the OpenStack Community Application Catalog on their Mirantis OpenStack clouds. Examples include:

Learn more about OpenStack Community Application Catalog

View Screencast and Read Blog Post

Maximize Infrastructure Flexibility


Implement private clouds using vSphere with Mirantis OpenStack 6.1 — the industry’s most VMware-friendly OpenStack distribution:

  • Run vSphere and KVM simultaneously to operate multi-hypervisor clouds (see screencast)
  • Perform functions such as automated cluster scaling via integration with vCenter metering
  • Pool resources and automate VM placement across one or more vSphere clusters

More Infrastructure Choices

Additional certified partners (complete list here):

  • Storage: EMC (see press release and blog post)
  • Networking: Juniper Contrail (see Reference Architecture and screencast) and Mellanox
  • Big Data: Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) Sahara plugin now supports HDP 2.2.
  • Server: Quanta and SuperMicro.
  • Additional Fuel deployment plug-ins such as VPNaaS and FWaaS

Learn more about available plugins. Create your own Fuel deployment plugins.

Enhance Scalability and Resiliency

Scale Lab

Expand the scale of your cloud with our new scale lab’s testing of the 6.1 release.

  • Up to 200 nodes certified deployment out-of-the-box with Fuel
  • 200+ nodes with tuning

Enhanced Infrastructure Monitoring and Analysis

The 6.1 release also packs new Fuel plugins for cloud log analysis, monitoring, analytics and visualization.

System Functionality

  • Streamlined patch delivery and deployment using familiar Linux tools (see screencast)
  • Documentation & tooling for experimental in-service upgrades (see screencast)
  • Optimized to run on Ubuntu 14.04.1 in addition to CentOS 6.5
  • Flexibility to specify deployment source repositories for host OS, patches, etc. (see blog and screencast)
  • Juno maintenance release 2014.2.2

A complete list of features and improvements in Mirantis OpenStack 6.1 is described in our
Release Notes

You can also take advantage of the new Mirantis OpenStack-specific training course and Use-Case Validation professional services offering for validating OpenStack for your specific use/business case.