Open Stack Essex: Architecture and Demo Video

Essex is the fifth release of the OpenStack Cloud Operating System, with a focus on quality, usability and extensibility across enterprise, service provider and high performance computing (HPC) deployments. OpenStack Essex allows users across the globe to leverage pools of on-demand, self-managed compute, storage and networking resources to build efficient, automated private and public cloud infrastructures.

This architecture diagram illustrates the relationship between the components of the OpenStack Essex.

 

The 5-minute demo of the Essex console below offers an Admin’s eye view.