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BMaaS Part 3: Multi-tenancy

So far we have learned how to configure and provision baremetal nodes with OpenStack Ironic in Part 1 of the blog. We also configured our deployment to allow zero-touch discovery in Part 2. The next "LEGO" building block is to allow our tenants/project to isolate their baremetal resources. This unique OpenStack feature can take advantage of neutron to reach out to top of rack switches (TORs) via ml2 driver and dynamically assign a VLAN id to switch ports for corresponding nodes. 

With this functionality, your tenants can take ownership of the pool...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