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OpenStack Administration With Ansible

Key FeaturesAutomate real-world OpenStack cloud operator administrative tasksConstruct a collection of automation code to save time on managing your OpenStack cloudUse this step-by-step tutorial to automate such tasks with AnsibleBook DescriptionMost organizations are seeking methods to improve business agility because they have realized just having a cloud is not enough. Being able to improve application deployments, reduce infrastructure downtime, and eliminate daily manual tasks can only be accomplished through some sort of automation.Packed with real-world OpenStack administrative tasks, this book will walk you through working examples and explain how these tasks can be automated using one of the most popular open source automation tools―Ansible.We will start with a brief overview of OpenStack and Ansible and highlight some best practices. Each chapter will provide an introduction to handling various Cloud Operator administration tasks such as creating multiple users/tenants, setting up Multi-Tenant Isolation, customizing your clouds quotas, taking instance snapshots, evacuating compute hosts for maintenance, and running cloud health checks, and a step-by-step tutorial on how to automate these tasks with Ansible.What you will learnEfficiently execute OpenStack administrative tasksFamiliarize yourself with how Ansible works and assess the defined best practicesCreate Ansible playbooks and rolesAutomate tasks to customize your OpenStack cloudReview OpenStack automation considerations when automating administrative tasksExamine and automate advanced OpenStack tasks and designated use casesGet a high-level overview of OpenStack and the current production-ready projectsDeep dive into OpenStack CLI tools and find out how to use themAbout the AuthorWalter Bentley is a private cloud solutions architect with Rackspace. He has a diverse background in production systems administration and solutions architecture. He has over 15 years of experience across numerous industries, such as online marketing, finance, insurance, aviation, food, education, and now in technology product space. In the past, he has typically been the requestor, consumer, and advisor to companies in the use of technologies such as OpenStack. He is now a promoter of OpenStack technology and a cloud educator.In Walter's current role, he is focused on helping customers build, design, and deploy private clouds built on OpenStack. His role also involves professional services, engagements around operating the built OpenStack clouds, and DevOps engagements creating playbooks/roles with Ansible.Recently, Walter was given the honor to be present at the OpenStack Vancouver and Tokyo Summits. As well as this, he was given the great opportunity to present at AnsibleFest events in London and New York. Some of his other experiences involve performing webinars, blogging about OpenStack, and speaking at various technology conferences. Another wonderful experience is Walter being allowed to take part in the technical review of the newly launched OpenStack Cloud Computing Cookbook, Third Edition, Packt Publishing.Table of ContentsAn Introduction to OpenStackAn Introduction to AnsibleCreating Multiple Users/TenantsCustomizing Your Cloud's QuotasSnapshot Your CloudMigrating InstancesSetting up Isolated TenantsDeploying OpenStack FeaturesInventory Your CloudHealth Check Your Cloud

Paperback: 218 pages

Publisher: Packt Publishing - ebooks Account (January 28, 2016)

Language: English

ISBN-10: 1785884611

ISBN-13: 978-1785884610

Product Dimensions: 7.5 x 0.5 x 9.2 inches

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