NetApp and Mirantis: MOS 9.0 Reference Architecture and Fuel Plugin

Co-written with Christian Huebner, Storage Architect, Mirantis NetApp and Mirantis are pleased to announce the MOS 9.0 NetApp Mirantis Unlocked Reference Architecture and Fuel plugin for the Mitaka-based Mirantis OpenStack 9.0 with NetApp’s leading enterprise storage platforms, ONTAP and E-Series. This combination of resources makes it easier for you to architect and deploy OpenStack with … Read more

Certification for NetApp Drivers with Red Hat OpenStack Platform 8

If you are looking to use NetApp storage with Red Hat OpenStack Platform 8, wait no longer. Cinder drivers for NetApp’s clustered Data ONTAP (All Flash FAS, FAS), SolidFire, and E-Series/EF-Series have been tested and certified with the Liberty version of Red Hat OpenStack Platform. Our flagship clustered Data ONTAP operating system for All Flash … Read more

NetApp + Mirantis – Continuing a Great OpenStack Collaboration

NetApp and Mirantis are pleased to announce an updated NetApp Mirantis Unlocked Reference Architecture for the Liberty-based Mirantis OpenStack 8.0 with NetApp’s leading enterprise storage platforms, clustered Data ONTAP and E-Series. As part of this effort, we have developed, validated, and certified a Fuel plugin for NetApp. This combination of resources makes it easier for … Read more

Hey Storage Engineer- Tell Me About Backups in OpenStack!

Many organizations have a dedicated cloud or application development team that leverages OpenStack API for resource provisioning and management. Others have a dedicated storage team that rely on OpenStack for block, file, and object storage. Regardless of the type of organization you work in, taking backups of your tenants’ data can reduce data loss, and … Read more

Deploying OpenStack with DevStack

We’ve had a couple of questions about deploying DevStack with Vagrant. In the following post, I will help provide a prescriptive process to make this easy. Install Virtual Box and Vagrant Spin up an Ubuntu 14.04 VM

Uncomment and modify the configuration file (Vagrantfile) the following way using a text editor such as vim: … Read more

Manila – Experience It Through Demos!

Join us at OpenStack Summit, Austin on Tuesday, April 26th at 2:50pm for our Manila: Experience It Through Demos! session. I will be co-presenting this session with Dustin Schoenbrun from Red Hat. We are actively engaged in providing exciting demos for Manila, targeting use cases and features such as: WordPress, showcasing multiple Manila features. SAP … Read more