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  • 1. Chef for OpenStack OverviewOpenStack Summit April 2013Matt RayOpscode
  • 2. Why Chef?
  • 3. Chef is Infrastructure as Code • Programmatically provision and configure • Treat like any other code base • Reconstruct business from code repository, data backup, and bare metal resources.
  • 4. Declarative Interface to Resources• Define policy• Say what, not how• Pull not Push
  • 5. Ruby!extra_packages = case node[platform] when "ubuntu","debian" %w{ ruby1.8 ruby1.8-dev rdoc1.8 ri1.8 libopenssl-ruby } endextra_packages.each do |pkg| package pkg do action :install endend
  • 6. Recipes and Cookbooks• Recipes are collections of Resources• Cookbooks contain recipes, templates, files, custom resources, etc• Code re-use and modularity• Hundreds already on
  • 7. The Chef Community• Apache License, Version 2.0• 1300+ Individual contributors• 200+ Corporate contributors • Dell, DreamHost, HP, Rackspace, VMware, SUSE and many more• 900+ cookbooks•
  • 8. Chef and OpenStack?Thats great and all, but tell me about OpenStack!
  • 9. Deploying OpenStack• Chef ties it all together automatically• Scaling changes how we deploy• Interchangeable components• Configurations shared, supported & documented• Licensing makes it available to everyone
  • 10. Overview & Status ofChef for OpenStack
  • 11. Chef for OpenStack: Who• Arista • Mercado Libre• AT&T • Mirantis• Baremetal Cloud • NTT• Calxeda • Nebula• Dell • Nicira• DreamHost • Piston Cloud• HP • Rackspace• HubSpot • SUSE• IBM •• Intel • Voxel• Internap • ...and more
  • 12. Chef for OpenStack: Why• Community for the automated deployment and management of OpenStack• Reduce fragmentation and encourage collaboration• Deploying OpenStack is not "secret sauce"• Project not a product• Apache 2 license
  • 13. Chef for OpenStack: What• Chef Repository for Deploying OpenStack• Documentation for Chef for OpenStack• Cookbooks • Keystone • Glance • Nova • Horizon • Swift • Quantum • Cinder• knife-openstack
  • 14. Chef for OpenStack: Where• #openstack-chef on•• • keystone, glance, nova, horizon, swift,quantum,cinder••• openstack• @chefopenstack
  • 15. Chef for OpenStack: When (Today)• Chef repo for Essex/Grizzly• Operating Systems (Ubuntu 12.04)• Hypervisors (KVM, LXC)• Databases (MySQL)• Nova network FlatDHCP HA & VLAN• Quantum Nicira plugin available• Test Kitchen integration
  • 16. Chef for OpenStack: When (Tomorrow)• Grizzly sprint scheduled in 2 weeks• Merging AT&T, DreamHost, HubSpot and Rackspace code• Documentation (
  • 17. Chef for OpenStack: When (Roadmap)• Build packages from source• Continuous integration• Hypervisors (Hyper-V, bare metal)• Databases (PostgreSQL)• Cinder (Ceph)• Quantum (Midokura)• Operating Systems (RHEL, Debian, SUSE)• Documentation (• HA Configurations
  • 18. Chef for OpenStack Resources Ecosystem
  • 19. AT&T•• primary Folsom merge source• openstack-common• cinder (lvm, netapp, rbd)• lots of support cookbooks
  • 20. Crowbar• Hardware provisioning and application management platform•• Dell, SUSE, others• likely Swift cookbook source combined with Rackspaces
  • 21. DreamHost•• ceph• ceilometer• quantum
  • 22. Nicira• Nicira NVP cookbook• Open vSwitch cookbook• Development in progress by Opscode•
  • 23. Rackspace Private Cloud••• primary Essex merge source• likely Red Hat source
  • 24. Chef for OpenStack "Halo Effect"• Cookbooks reusable outside of OpenStack• Test Kitchen• knife-rackspace/hp• Crowbar, pxe_dust & Razor• Arista EOS cookbook• Berkshelf & Librarian• Spiceweasel & Sputnik
  • 25. knife openstack
  • 26. knife openstack$ knife openstackAvailable openstack subcommands: (for details, knife SUB-COMMAND --help)** OPENSTACK COMMANDS **knife openstack flavor list (options)knife openstack group list (options)knife openstack image list (options)knife openstack server create (options)knife openstack server delete SERVER [SERVER] (options)knife openstack server list (options)
  • 27. knife openstack flavor list$ knife openstack flavor listID Name Virtual CPUs RAM Disk1 m1.tiny 1 512 MB 0 GB2 m1.small 1 2048 MB 10 GB3 m1.medium 2 4096 MB 10 GB4 m1.large 4 8192 MB 10 GB5 m1.xlarge 8 16384 MB 10 GB
  • 28. knife openstack image list$ knife openstack image listID Name4a197431-503d-4b85-b61e-84af21ca8654 cirros-imagef8ebb842-c0c0-4be3-8c4c-f72f48edec50 precise-image
  • 29. knife openstack server createknife openstack server create -a -f 1 -I f8ebb842-c0c0-4be3-8c4c-f72f48edec50 -S local -i ~/.ssh/local.pem -x ubuntu
  • 30. knife-openstack compatibility• Uses the OpenStack API• Diablo, Essex, Folsom, Grizzly• Cloudscaling• Crowbar• DreamHost• Nebula• Piston• Rackspace Private Cloud
  • 31. knife-openstack Roadmap••• floating IP address management• quantum network management
  • 32. Why the Cloud?Why OpenStack?
  • 33. Why the Cloud?• Instant infrastructure• Unlimited capacity• Autoscaling• No commitment• Immediate replacement
  • 34. Why OpenStack?• Real Open Source• Anyone can play• Choice of features• Features achieving parity/ accelerating ahead
  • 35. Know our escape planfor every infrastructure provider
  • 36. Chef for Infrastructure Portability• knife ec2 • knife cloudstack• knife rackspace • knife openstack• knife hp • knife vcloud• knife google • ... and many• knife azure others
  • 37. Desktop, Virtualization, Private & Public Clouds• Vagrant • AWS• VMware • Rackspace• CloudStack • HP• Eucalyptus • Google• OpenStack • Azure• bare metal • many others
  • 38. Desktop, Virtualization, Private & Public Clouds• Vagrant • AWS• VMware • Rackspace• CloudStack • HP• Eucalyptus • Google• OpenStack • Azure• bare metal • many others
  • 39. The Path to Full Automation Full Continuous Infrastructure Application Deployment Automation Configuration Common ManagementDiscovery and Management Automation Tasks: Visibility Scripts, OS Compliance, Updates & Patches
  • 40. Continuous Deployment Workflow Continuous Deployment Workflow• Clear, documented workflows for different team members - sysadmins, devs, QA & business stakeholders
  • 41. Continuous Deployment Toolchain gerrit!• A single, ubiquitous process for building and managing the entire technology platform• Standardized tooling• Jenkins and Chef working together• OpenStack for your private and public clouds
  • 42. Chef for OpenStack TL;DL• Project, not a product• Lots of contributors with real deployments in a vibrant ecosystem• Essex works, Grizzly soon• Features driven by demand• Documentation with examples• Do real work with OpenStack
  • 43. Questions?Matt Raymatt@opscode.comTwitter|GitHub|IRC: mattray