[Openstack] Linux Distribution Recommendations for Testing?

Stuart Longland stuartl at vrt.com.au
Tue Oct 1 01:13:33 UTC 2013

On 01/10/13 10:44, Adam Young wrote:
> On 09/30/2013 08:11 PM, Stuart Longland wrote:
>> On 30/09/13 14:52, Clint Dilks wrote:
>>> I think if you understand the components you can get things working of
>>> any of the distributions.  The problem at least for me initially was
>>> understanding how all of the different components inter-relate.  From
>>> monitoring the list I think a lot of people are using Ubuntu so that may
>>> be a good choice.
>> I think a lot of that is due to the fact that OpenStack is developed on
>> Ubuntu.
> We've put a lot of work into Fedora and RHEL based OpenStack.  I do all 
> of my development on Fedora (19).
>   Try Packstack to start.

Yep, not saying it doesn't happen on Red Hat, or that it's any less
developed there.  Just that Ubuntu adopted it first, then Red Hat
followed a year later[1].

Today both platforms are probably as mature as each-other.  Just one
started a little sooner.
Stuart Longland
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1. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/OpenStack#cite_note-9

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