[Openstack] Deployment for production

Tim Bell Tim.Bell at cern.ch
Wed May 3 16:18:27 UTC 2017

You also need to assess the skills of your administration team, will they need help to set things up, consulting, formal support contract etc.

At CERN, we’re running packages and puppet configuration derived from RDO in production.


On 03.05.17, 17:56, "Satish Patel" <satish.txt at gmail.com> wrote:

    Problem is there are many tools available but hard to pick which one
    is reliable and provide long term community support, also we are
    looking something we can easily deploy compute node, upgrade software
    time to time without breaking any code etc.
    On Wed, May 3, 2017 at 5:41 AM, Christian Berendt
    <berendt at betacloud-solutions.de> wrote:
    > Hello Satish.
    > You have to differentiate.
    > You probably used the packages provided by the RDO project for CentOS/RedHat to deploy an OpenStack environment by hand (maybe using the official OpenStack install guide). This way is not recommended for a production. The packages provided itself are production ready, the way you have deployed them is not production ready.
    > For a production you want to use one of the existing deployment frameworks or a distribution provided by a vendor (normally based on one of the existing deployment frameworks). Some of the deployment frameworks are able to use the packages provided by the RDO project.
    > As a core member of the Kolla project I recommend to use Kolla (https://github.com/openstack/kolla). Our product is based on Kolla.
    > There are other deployment frameworks as well: Fuel, OpenStack Ansible, OpenStack Chef, OpenStack Puppet, TripleO.
    > The “best method” depends on the person you ask for the best method.
    > If you need further details about Kolla drop me line line, I am happy to help you with this.
    > Christian.
    >> On 3. May 2017, at 08:48, Satish Patel <satish.txt at gmail.com> wrote:
    >> We did POC on RDO and we are happy with product but now question is, should we use RDO for production deployment or other open source flavor available to deploy on prod. Not sure what is the best method of production deployment?
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