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Nova-Compute + LVM, an IOPS Love Story

Nova-Compute + LVM, an IOPS Love Story

The OpenStack Nova project has long had the ability to provision instances into logical volumes however in my travels I've found most deployments don't use it as the go-to instance storage. However recently I've been asked by a couple folks how it can be done with OpenStack-Ansible. This post will will simply show how I would configure OpenStack-Ansible to deploy Nova-Compute using...

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Minimal OpenStack-Ansible deployment

Minimal OpenStack-Ansible deployment

Deploying OpenStack-Ansible, and following the deployer documentation, will result in a production-ready OpenStack Cloud. A typical deployment requires operators to setup various network interfaces, use different VLAN tags, and create several purpose-built bridges. But what if these typical requirements couldn't be met or what if the goal was to simply setup an OpenStack cloud using OpenStack-Ansible on a single network device, with...

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