What's new in OpenStack Folsom: Webcast Excerpt

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With baseline features set and hardening for enterprise usage in place, the Fall 2012 Folsom release marks OpenStack’s transition from a service provider platform to an enterprise ready solution.

Slides from this recent on-demand webcast provide a technical overview of what’s new in Folsom, targeted both to experienced OpenStack users and cloud infrastructure teams considering new deployments.

Topics include:
- Synopsis of market developments since the April Essex release
- New Folsom capabilities and user features: Nova, Cinder, Keystone, hypervisor support
- Quantum and Load Balancer as a Service
- Under-the-covers with key new architectural features
- Resources and tips on Folsom
- Q&A

The complete webcast recording and detailed presentation is available free at http://bit.ly/mirantis-folsom-2012
(registration required)

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What's new in OpenStack Folsom: Webcast Excerpt

  1. 1. Whats newin OpenStack Folsom Mirantis, 2012 Excerpt: for complete presentation, go to http://bit.ly/mirantis-folsom-2012
  2. 2. Excerpt: for complete presentation, go to http://bit.ly/mirantis-folsom-2012Agenda● Openstack: SPEAKERS Evolution and business Boris Renski, environment Mirantis● Whats new in Folsom: EVP, Co-founder Member of the users perspective OpenStack● Walkthrough Foundation Board changes in core components Piotr Siwczak, Mirantis● Deployment tools Senior Staff Upgrade hints & Engineer resources
  3. 3. Excerpt: for complete presentation, go to http://bit.ly/mirantis-folsom-2012OpenStackEvolution and Marketplace
  4. 4. Excerpt: for complete presentation, go to http://bit.ly/mirantis-folsom-2012OpenStack Foundation Launch● First foundation board Mission: established The OpenStack● Launched on September Foundation is an 18th, after 1+ year of independent body providing shared preparations resources to help achieve● Over $10M in sponsor the OpenStack Mission by funding raised Protecting, Empowering, ○ Second largest FOSS foundation and Promoting OpenStack after Linux software and the● Hired executive director, community around it, COO and marketing including users, developers and the entire director ecosystem.
  5. 5. Excerpt: for complete presentation, go to http://bit.ly/mirantis-folsom-2012OpenStack Foundation: Governance
  6. 6. RedHat and SUSE announce OpenStack plans● Top three commercial Linux distros now support OpenStack● All three stick with the community release functionality● Key to long term OpenStack stability and enterprise penetration ○ CloudStack still only runs on Ubuntu 10.04● RedHat acknowledged Folsom as the first "enterprise ready" OpenStack release Excerpt: for complete presentation, go to http://bit.ly/mirantis-folsom-2012
  7. 7. Nicira Acquisition & VMWares involvement"Commitment to Open vSwitch and Quantum component of OpenStack remains unchanged." Dan Wendlandt, Nicira: Quantum PTLWhy did VMWare join OpenStack? ● Nicira acquisition was a good opportunity ● Send OpenStack positioning signals ● Be able to "complement" OpenStack ● Competing with Citrix and CloudStack Excerpt: for complete presentation, go to http://bit.ly/mirantis-folsom-2012
  8. 8. Excerpt: for complete presentation, go to http://bit.ly/mirantis-folsom-2012 In the near future ... look for● Work on Grizzly release begins at OpenStack summit● OpenStack investment increases from Dell, HP, Cisco, RackSpace● SDN heats up● Networking, Storage Vendors take on OpenStack roadmaps● Enterprise IT moves from pilots to production● Foundation elections January 2013
  9. 9. Excerpt: for complete presentation, go to http://bit.ly/mirantis-folsom-2012Whats New in FolsomUser Perspective
  10. 10. Excerpt: for complete presentation, go to http://bit.ly/mirantis-folsom-2012Folsom core projects project name no. of Folsom blueprints compute (Nova) 48 object store (Swift) 10 image service (Glance) 25 identity (Keystone) 8 dashboard (Horizon) 31 networking (Quantum) 42 block storage (Cinder) 13
  11. 11. General user/admin experience improvements● more consistent CLI● more robust dashboard with support for new features (Quantum/Cinder)● better instance status tracking (no more stuck in "deleting" state, etc.)● robust networking model: ○ create & manage nets in Horizon ○ create ip pools independently from other tenants ○ create virtual "ports" & "routers"● convenient Glance image manipulation (via Horizon)● block live migration (no shared storage)● new hypervisors Excerpt: for complete presentation, go to http://bit.ly/mirantis-folsom-2012
  12. 12. Excerpt: for complete presentation, go to http://bit.ly/mirantis-folsom-2012WalkthroughChanges in Core Components
  13. 13. QUANTUM - a new networking platform● Provides a flexible API for service providers or their tenants to manage OpenStack network topologies E V IC plug-in Presents a logical API and a corresponding R● E architecture that separates the description of network S N connectivity from its implementation. T IO C Offers an API that is extensible and evolves independently RA compute API● of the S T● Provides B platform for integrating advanced networking Aa A N solutions
  14. 14. Folsom - available plugins● Linux Bridge● OpenVSwitch● Nicira NVP● Cisco (UCS Blade + Nexus)● Ryu OpenFlow controller● NEC ProgrammableFlow Controller
  15. 15. OpenStack connectivity - Open vSwitch plugin● leverages OpenVSwitch software switch● modes of operation: ○ FLAT: networks share one L2 domain ○ VLAN: networks are separated by 802.1Q VLANs ○ TUNNEL: traffic is carried over GRE with different per- net tunnel IDs
  16. 16. OpenStack connectivity - Open vSwitch plugin● leverages OpenVSwitch software switch● modes of operation: ○ FLAT: networks share one L2 domain ○ VLAN: networks are separated by 802.1Q VLANs ○ TUNNEL: traffic is carried over GRE with different per- net tunnel IDs
  17. 17. OpenStack connectivity - Open vSwitch plugin● leverages OpenVSwitch software switch● modes of operation: ○ FLAT: networks share one L2 domain ○ VLAN: networks are separated by 802.1Q VLANs ○ TUNNEL: traffic is carried over GRE with different per- net tunnel IDs
  18. 18. Local vs global traffic ID-s - Tunnel mode openvswitchGRE: LV_1 >> NET1_TUNNEL_ID LV_1 VM br-int br-tun eth0
  19. 19. Tenant connection needs - L2 (revisited) compute node compute node vm vm vm vm vm vm remote DC net DC DMZ DC tunnel compute node (another DC) internet vm vm vm
  20. 20. Excerpt: for complete presentation, go to http://bit.ly/mirantis-folsom-2012Quantum - plugin & agent summary dnsma iptable HApro NAT router s ??? xy F5 ??? sq DHCP L3 FIREWALL L-B AGENT AGENT AGENT AGENT QUANTUM OVS CISCO NICIRA RYU NEC OTHER? Open Prograflat vlan gre nexus UCS NVP Flow/O mmabl ??? VS eFlow
  21. 21. EQUILIBRIUM - software load balancing agent● provides load-balancing IP address with multiple instances as a backend● available drivers: ○ haproxy ○ Cisco ACE ○ F5 BigIP● integration with Quantum ongoing Excerpt: for complete presentation, go to http://bit.ly/mirantis-folsom-2012
  22. 22. Excerpt: for complete presentation, go to http://bit.ly/mirantis-folsom-2012Quantum vs nova-network NOVA-NETWORK QUANTUM multi-host Yes No VLAN networking Yes Yes Flat(DHCP) Yes Yes networking Tunneling (GRE) No Yes many bridges No Yes SDN No Yes IPAM Yes Yes Limited - no floating dashboard support No IPs Limited - only with security groups Yes non-overlapping IP pools
  23. 23. Excerpt: for complete presentation, go to http://bit.ly/mirantis-folsom-2012Cinder - new volume service● nova-volume codebase, but under a separate core project G● decoupling from other nova-* components to facilitate N development LI U P C O D E A L R M F O
  24. 24. Cinder - architecture
  25. 25. Excerpt: for complete presentation, go to http://bit.ly/mirantis-folsom-2012Cinder - new features in Folsom● creation of volumes from Glance images (with copy-on- write mechanism)● new storage backends: ○ NetApp /w NFS ○ Zadara VPSA
  26. 26. Excerpt: for complete presentation, go to http://bit.ly/mirantis-folsom-2012Nova improvements & new features● block live migration for Xen & KVM● new host aggregate features ○ aggregate data exposed to scheduler ("HostAggregate" scheduler filter)● improved XenAPI support ○ boot from volume ○ live migration (block + shared)● better instance state tracking● new hypervisor drivers: ○ the revival of HyperV support ○ LPAR driver (IBM )● project-specific instance flavors● independence from the EC2-style metadata server (config drive)● better nova-API scalability (moved to multiprocess implementation)● placement of instances directly on LV-s (LVM) (up to 50% on I/O)
  27. 27. Excerpt:for complete presentation, go tohttp://bit.ly/mirantis-folsom-2012Thank you!http://www.mirantis.com/openstack-services/http://www.mirantis.com/training/http://www.mirantis.com/blog/

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