Few Open Questions: Openstack vs Proprietary cloud stacks
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Tue Jun 21 14:25:05 UTC 2022
On Tuesday 21 June 2022 09:45:35 AM (-04:00), Thomas Goirand wrote:
> On 6/21/22 08:59, KK CHN wrote:
> > List,
> > Very recently I came across a discussion with a banking corporation
who are heavy users of VMware in all their Data Centre operations ..
> > They asked me a lot of questions in comparison with openstack vs
other proprietary vendors (such as VMware. ).
> > As I am promoting OpenStack I need to clarify these questions raised
by the organization.
> > I request your inputs for these queries .
> > 1. Does OpenStack support Hyper Converged Infrastructure ?
> > Or any HCI vendors already with OpenStack solutions? Please share the
URL/link of case studies of OpenStack HCI.
> > Any documentation/Reference to install openstack as HCI solution
with supported H/W OEM details . I can try out ...
StarlingX - kubernetes/openstack-helm/ceph integrated into an installable
> OpenStack does, as you are free to deploy the way you want. However,
from my point of view, this is a bad idea: it's hard to get guaranteed I/O
if you mix Ceph OSD and compute roles.
> > 4. Does OpenStack new versions support VDI(Virtual Desktop
Infrastructure) solutions out of the box.? pls give a reference link / url
for the same.
> Yes. 2 ways to do it: give a full PCI device to your instance, or use
virtualized GPU. Nova can do both.
> > 8. Tools to maintain multiple OpenStack Cluster
> > any concept of Supervisory cluster available
> I don't know what that is (and many of the VMWare concept you mentioned
but I didn't quote).
> I hope the above helps.
> Thomas Goirand (zigo)
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