[Openstack] Diskless Compute Nodes?

Maciej Gałkiewicz macias at shellycloud.com
Fri Aug 2 12:44:18 UTC 2013

On 2 August 2013 14:27, Mark Chaney <mail at lists.macscr.com> wrote:

> When you say instances, are you actually talking about the VM's? Of course
> they will be booted from volumes in ceph, but I am talking about the
> Compute Nodes, the actual hypervisors. I of course would have to use pxe
> for that. No idea if there was a way for me to use ceph that way though.
> Yes, puppet is a great tool for automating tasks, etc, but that obviously
> takes a lot of time to setup manually and I honestly have very little
> puppet experience so far. Its something I need to keep in mind though.
> Thanks for the response.

I thought that you want to boot VMs from pxe not nodes. In case of
puppet/chef on github there is a lot of cookbooks and scripts for both.
They will probably require some modifications but it is still better than

Maciej Gałkiewicz
Shelly Cloud Sp. z o. o., Sysadmin
http://shellycloud.com/, macias at shellycloud.com
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