Day 2 Ops for Red Hat OpenStack Platform

Red Hat OpenStack 12 is out, so it’s time to re-test Day2 opstools.
Red Hat Cloudforms has been providing day2 operations and monitoring services for OpenStack for as long as I remember. However starting with Red Hat OSP 10 some new tools have been added to ease up operations.  With Red Hat OSP 11 we ended up with three new agents – fluentd, sensu and collecd.

I am not going to focus on installing and integrating Red Hat Cloudforms. I will leave that piece for another blog post in the future. There...Read more

9 Best Practices for deploying OpenStack with OSP Director/TripleO

 

1. Keep it simple

Don’t add unnecessary complexity to your deployment. Try to keep it as close to the reference architecture as possible. This includes:

  • adding functionality you might use in the future (this is like buying a truck for towing because one day you might get a boat) - example - sahara, manila etc.  - if you don’t need that extra functionality right now, do not add
  • ...Read more