Heat and its Alternatives: Application Deployment in OpenStack

Posted on Thu 27 October 2016 in presentations • Tagged with OpenStack, Heat, Ansible, Juju, Cloudify • 1 min read

From the 2016 OpenStack Summit in Barcelona. A comparison of tools for virtual systems orchestration in OpenStack.


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A minimal Ubuntu OpenStack Juju configuration in just four nodes

Posted on Wed 23 December 2015 in hints-and-kinks • Tagged with OpenStack, Juju • 3 min read

Juju is Ubuntu's supported and preferred means of deployment automation for an OpenStack cloud. While in Juju, a deployment unit (a Juju charm) generally expects to fully own the filesystem it is being deployed on, Juju allows you to co-deploy charms on the same physical machines, by way of using …


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