Computers

OpenStack Object Storage (Swift) Essentials

Author: Amar Kapadia

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN:

Category: Computers

Page: 174

View: 620

If you are an IT administrator and you want to enter the world of cloud storage using OpenStack Swift, then this book is ideal for you. Basic knowledge of Linux and server technology is beneficial to get the most out of the book.
COMPUTERS

OpenStack Swift

Author: Joe Arnold

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN:

Category: COMPUTERS

Page: 338

View: 388

Get up and running with OpenStack Swift, the free, open source solution for deploying high-performance object storage clusters at scale. In this practical guide, Joe Arnold, co-founder and CEO of SwiftStack, brings you up-to-speed on the basic concepts of object storage and walks you through what you need to know to plan, build, operate, and measure the performance of your own Swift storage system. Object storage is essential today with the growth of web, mobile, and software-as-a-service (SaaS) applications. This book helps you through the process, with separate sections on application development, installation, administration, and troubleshooting. Learn Swift’s concepts for organizing, distributing, and serving data Explore basic and advanced features of the Swift RESTful API Delve into Swift’s many client libraries, including useful Python features Write middleware to customize and simplify your storage system Understand requirements for planning a Swift deployment—including your specific use case Learn options for coaxing the best performance from your cluster Get best practices for daily operations, such as monitoring and planning capacity additions Pick up techniques for testing and benchmarking your Swift cluster
Computers

OpenStack Essentials

Author: Dan Radez

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN:

Category: Computers

Page: 182

View: 355

If you need to get started with OpenStack or want to learn more, then this book is your perfect companion. If you're comfortable with the Linux command line, you'll gain confidence in using OpenStack.

OpenStack Essentials - Second Edition

Author: Dan Radez

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category:

Page: 174

View: 753

Untangle the complexity of OpenStack clouds through this practical tutorialAbout This Book*Navigate through the complex jungle of components in OpenStack using practical instructions*This book helps administrators, cloud engineers, and even developers to consolidate and control pools of compute, networking, and storage resources*Learn to use the centralized dashboard and administration panel to monitor large-scale deploymentsWho This Book Is ForThis book is perfect for administrators, cloud engineers, and operators who want to get started with OpenStack, solve basic problems encountered during deployment, and get up to speed with the latest release of OpenStack. Familiarity with the Linux command line and experience with Linux system administration is expected.What You Will Learn*Brush up on the latest release, and how it affects the various components*Install OpenStack using the Packstack and RDO Manager installation tool*Learn to convert a computer node that supports Docker containers*Implement Ceph Block Device images with OpenStack*Create and allocate virtual networks, routers and IP addresses to OpenStack Tenants.*Configuring and Launching a Docker container.In DetailOpenStack is a widely popular platform for cloud computing. Applications that are built for this platform are resilient to failure and convenient to scale. This book, an update to our extremely popular OpenStack Essentials (published in May 2015) will help you master not only the essential bits, but will also examine the new features of the latest OpenStack release - Mitaka; showcasing how to put them to work straight away.This book begins with the installation and demonstration of the architecture. This books will tech you the core 8 topics of OpenStack. They are Keystone for Identity Management, Glance for Image management, Neutron for network management, Nova for instance management, Cinder for Block storage, Swift for Object storage, Ceilometer for Telemetry and Heat for Orchestration. Further more you will learn about launching and configuring Docker containers and also about scaling them horizontally. You will also learn about monitoring nd Troubleshooting OpenStack.
Computers

Preparing for the Certified OpenStack Administrator Exam

Author: Matt Dorn

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN:

Category: Computers

Page: 338

View: 807

Master the objectives required to pass the Certified OpenStack Administrator exam. About This Book Focuses on providing a clear, concise strategy so you gain the specific skills required to pass the Certified OpenStack Administrator exam Includes exercises and performance-based tasks to ensure all exam objectives can be completed via the Horizon dashboard and command-line interface Includes a free OpenStack Virtual Appliance to practice the objectives covered throughout the book Includes a practice exam to put your OpenStack skills to the test to prove you have what it takes to conquer the live exam Updated for the 2017 exam featuring OpenStack Newton Who This Book Is For This book is for IT professionals, system administrators, DevOps engineers, and software developers with basic Linux command-line and networking knowledge. It's also a great guide for those interested in an entry-level OpenStack position but have limited real-world OpenStack experience. After passing the exam, Certified OpenStack Administrators will prove they have the required skills for the job. What You Will Learn Manage the Keystone identity service by creating and modifying domains, groups, projects, users, roles, services, endpoints, and quotas. Upload Glance images, launch new Nova instances, and create flavors, key pairs, and snapshots. Discover Neutron tenant and provider networks, security groups, routers, and floating IPs. Manage the Cinder block storage service by creating volumes and attaching them to instances. Create Swift containers and set access control lists to allow read/write access to your objects. Explore Heat orchestration templates and create, list, and update stacks. In Detail This book provides you with a specific strategy to pass the OpenStack Foundation's first professional certification: the Certified OpenStack Administrator. In a recent survey, 78% of respondents said the OpenStack skills shortage had deterred them from adopting OpenStack. Consider this an opportunity to increase employer and customer confidence by proving you have the skills required to administrate real-world OpenStack clouds. You will begin your journey by getting well-versed with the OpenStack environment, understanding the benefits of taking the exam, and installing an included OpenStack all-in-one virtual appliance so you can work through objectives covered throughout the book. After exploring the basics of the individual services, you will be introduced to strategies to accomplish the exam objectives relevant to Keystone, Glance, Nova, Neutron, Cinder, Swift, Heat, and troubleshooting. Finally, you'll benefit from the special tips section and a practice exam to put your knowledge to the test. By the end of the journey, you will be ready to become a Certified OpenStack Administrator! Style and approach Clear, concise, and straightforward with supporting diagrams and lab environment tutorials, this book will help you confidently pass Certified OpenStack Administrator objectives on the Horizon dashboard and command-line interface.
Computers

OpenStack Sahara Essentials

Author: Omar Khedher

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN:

Category: Computers

Page: 178

View: 428

Integrate, deploy, rapidly configure, and successfully manage your own big data-intensive clusters in the cloud using OpenStack Sahara About This Book A fast paced guide to help you utilize the benefits of Sahara in OpenStack to meet the Big Data world of Hadoop. A step by step approach to simplify the complexity of Hadoop configuration, deployment and maintenance. Who This Book Is For This book targets data scientists, cloud developers and Devops Engineers who would like to become proficient with OpenStack Sahara. Ideally, this book is well suitable for readers who are familiars with databases, Hadoop and Spark solutions. Additionally, a basic prior knowledge of OpenStack is expected. The readers should also be familiar with different Linux boxes, distributions and virtualization technology. What You Will Learn Integrate and Install Sahara with OpenStack environment Learn Sahara architecture under the hood Rapidly configure and scale Hadoop clusters on top of OpenStack Explore the Sahara REST API to create, deploy and manage a Hadoop cluster Learn the Elastic Processing Data (EDP) facility to execute jobs in clusters from Sahara Cover other Hadoop stable plugins existing supported by Sahara Discover different features provided by Sahara for Hadoop provisioning and deployment Learn how to troubleshoot OpenStack Sahara issues In Detail The Sahara project is a module that aims to simplify the building of data processing capabilities on OpenStack. The goal of this book is to provide a focused, fast paced guide to installing, configuring, and getting started with integrating Hadoop with OpenStack, using Sahara. The book should explain to users how to deploy their data-intensive Hadoop and Spark clusters on top of OpenStack. It will also cover how to use the Sahara REST API, how to develop applications for Elastic Data Processing on Openstack, and setting up hadoop or spark clusters on Openstack. Style and approach This book takes a step by step approach teaching how to integrate, deploy and manage data using OpenStack Sahara. It will teach how the OpenStack Sahara is beneficial by simplifying the complexity of Hadoop configuration, deployment and maintenance.
Computers

Troubleshooting OpenStack

Author: Tony Campbell

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN:

Category: Computers

Page: 170

View: 492

Get unstuck and start stacking! About This Book Easily fix the nagging problems that commonly plague OpenStack and become the go-to person in your organization Get better equipped to troubleshoot and solve common problems in performance, availability, and automation that confront production-ready OpenStack environments Save time and decrease frustration by solving significant issues that arise from OpenStack deployments pertaining to storage and networking Who This Book Is For You will need a basic understanding of OpenStack, Linux, and Cloud computing. If you have an understanding of Linux, this book will help you leverage that knowledge in the world of OpenStack, giving you confidence to tackle most issues that may arise. What You Will Learn Diagnose and remediate authentication and authorization problems in Keystone Fix common issues with images served through Glance Master the art of troubleshooting Neutron networking Navigate and overcome problems with Nova Troubleshoot and resolve Cinder block storage issues Identify and correct Swift object storage problems Isolate and fix issues caused by Heat orchestration Leverage Ceilometer and other metering and monitoring tools for effective troubleshooting In Detail OpenStack is a collection of software projects that work together to provide a cloud fabric. OpenStack is one of the fastest growing open source projects in history that unlocks cloud computing for everyone. With OpenStack, you are able to create public or private clouds on your own hardware. The flexibility and control afforded by OpenStack puts the cloud within reach of anyone willing to learn this technology. Starting with an introduction to OpenStack troubleshooting tools, we'll walk through each OpenStack service and how you can quickly diagnose, troubleshoot, and correct problems in your OpenStack. Understanding the various projects and how they interact is essential for anyone attempting to troubleshoot an OpenStack cloud. We will start by explaining each of the major components and the dependencies between them, and move on to show you how to identify and utilize an effective set of OpenStack troubleshooting tools and fix common Keystone problems. Next, we will expose you to common errors and problems you may encounter when using the OpenStack Block Storage service (Cinder). We will then examine Heat, the OpenStack Orchestration Service, where you will learn how to trace errors, determine their root cause, and effectively correct the issue. Finally, you will get to know the best practices to architect your OpenStack cloud in order to achieve optimal performance, availability, and reliability. Style and approach This is straight-to-the point guide to fixing your OpenStack cluster. Common problems are identified and suggestions to resolve these problems are presented in a simple, easy-to-understand manner.
Computers

Learning Ceph

Author: Karan Singh

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN:

Category: Computers

Page: 268

View: 691

If you already have basic knowledge of GNU/Linux and storage systems, but have no experience of software-defined storage solutions and Ceph, and are eager to learn about it, this is the book for you. If you are looking for your next career jump as a Ceph administrator, this book is also ideal for you.
Computers

Oracle Solaris 11 System Virtualization Essentials

Author: Jeff Victor

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN:

Category: Computers

Page: 464

View: 888

A Concise, Up-to-Date Guide to Oracle Virtualization Technologies, Including Oracle Solaris Zones, Oracle VM Server for SPARC, Physical Domains, and Oracle VM Virtual Box Oracle® Solaris 11 System Virtualization Essentials, Second Edition, has been fully updated for Oracle 11 and is a complete, practical, and up-to-date guide to selecting, implementing, and applying today’s Oracle virtualization technologies to real-world business problems. Four Oracle experts thoroughly cover current Oracle Solaris virtualization options. They help you understand key use cases, including consolidation, asynchronous workloads, software development, testing/staging, workload mobility, legacy OS support, provisioning, scalability, fine-grained OS changes, and security. They also compare and address each leading approach to virtualization: OS virtualization, hypervisor-based virtual machines, and hardware partitioning. The authors illuminate the use of virtualization with many Oracle software applications and engineered systems, including SuperCluster, Secure Enterprise Cloud Infrastructure, Exalytics, Oracle Database, and security hardening scenarios. Bringing together case study examples and in-the-trenches experience, this guide explains how to Leverage Oracle Solaris Zones to improve security, deployment, resource usage, and management Use Logical Domains to deploy different versions of Oracle Solaris on SPARC systems Maximize workload isolation on SPARC systems with Physical Domains Use Oracle Solaris Zones to optimize workload efficiency and scalability Improve data center flexibility with live migration Develop and test software in heterogeneous environments with Oracle VM Virtual Box Mix virtualization technologies to maximize workload density Migrate Solaris 10 workloads to new hardware via Solaris Zones Register your product at informit.com/register for convenient access to downloads, updates, and corrections as they become available.
Computers

OpenStack Cloud Computing Cookbook

Author: Kevin Jackson

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN:

Category: Computers

Page: 398

View: 272

The Fourth Edition of the industry-acclaimed OpenStack Cloud Computing Cookbook, from four recognized experts, updated to the latest OpenStack build including Cinder, Nova, and Neutron. Key Features Over 100 recipes created by a team of OpenStack experts Updated to work with the latest OpenStack builds, with recipes covering the installation and use of OpenStack with Ansible It covers topics such as Keystone, Glance, Neutron, Nova, Cinder, and more, plus recipes for OpenStack storage, networking, and orchestrating workloads Test drive OpenStack using the accompanying Vagrant environment Book Description This is the fourth edition of the industry-acclaimed OpenStack Cloud Computing Cookbook, created by four recognized OpenStack experts. It has now been updated to work with the latest OpenStack builds, using tools and processes based on their collective and vast OpenStack experience. OpenStack Open Source Cloud software is one of the most used cloud infrastructures to support a wide variety of use cases, from software development to big data analysis. It is developed by a thriving community of individual developers from around the globe and backed by most of the leading players in the cloud space today. We make it simple to implement, massively scalable, and able to store a large pool of data and networking resources. OpenStack has a strong ecosystem that helps you provision your cloud storage needs. Add OpenStack's enterprise features to reduce the cost of your business. This book will begin by showing you the steps to build up an OpenStack private cloud environment using Ansible. You'll then discover the uses of cloud services such as the identity service, image service, and compute service. You'll dive into Neutron, the OpenStack Networking service, and get your hands dirty with configuring networks, routers, load balancers, and more. You’ll then gather more expert knowledge on OpenStack cloud computing by managing your cloud's security and migration. After that, we delve into OpenStack Object storage and you’ll see how to manage servers and work with objects, cluster, and storage functionalities. Finally, you will learn about OpenStack dashboard, Ansible, Keystone, and other interesting topics. What you will learn Understand, install, configure, and manage a complete OpenStack Cloud platform using OpenStack-Ansible Configure networks, routers, load balancers, and more with Neutron Use Keystone to setup domains, roles, groups and user access Learn how to use Swift and setup container access control lists Gain hands-on experience and familiarity with Horizon, the OpenStack Dashboard user interface Automate complete solutions with our recipes on Heat, the OpenStack Orchestration service as well as using Ansible to orchestrate application workloads Follow practical advice and examples to run OpenStack in production Who this book is for This book is written for cloud system engineers, system administrators, and technical architects who are moving from a virtualized environment to cloud environments. This book assumes that you are familiar with cloud computing platforms, and have knowledge of virtualization, networking, and managing Linux environments.
Political Science

América Latina: nuevas relaciones hemisféricas e integración

Author: Darío Salinas Figueredo

Publisher: Universidad Iberoamericana / Centro de Investigaciones Sobre América Latina y el Caribe - UNAM

ISBN:

Category: Political Science

Page:

View: 897

Esta obra busca comprender los procesos políticos actuales de América Latina. Se estudia la relación geopolítica post-guerra fría y las reformulaciones de las políticas de Estados Unidos hacia la región; también se analiza la relación con Rusia y China, y cierra en los procesos de integración, desarrollo y problemática en la globalización capitalista.
Computers

Applied OpenStack Design Patterns

Author: Uchit Vyas

Publisher: Apress

ISBN:

Category: Computers

Page: 121

View: 316

Learn practical and applied OpenStack cloud design solutions to gain maximum control over your infrastructure. You will achieve a complete controlled and customizable platform. Applied OpenStack Design Patterns teaches you how to map your application flow once you set up components and architectural design patterns. Also covered is storage management and computing to map user requests and allocations. Best practices of High Availability and Native Cluster Management are included. Solutions are presented to network components of OpenStack and to reduce latency and enable faster communication gateways between components of OpenStack and native applications. What You Will Learn: Design a modern cloud infrastructure Solve complex infrastructure application problems Understand OpenStack cloud infrastructure components Adopt a business impact analysis to support existing/new cloud infrastructure Use specific components to integrate an existing tool-chain set to gain agility and a quick, continuous delivery model Who This Book Is For: Seasoned solution architects, DevOps, and system engineers and analysts