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VMware vSphere on top of openstack

asked 2020-02-17 09:18:29 -0500

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If I deploy Esxi as hypervisor on my openstack environment, then I should use VCenter to manage HA and vmotion. If VCenter is comes into the picture, then all the things can be managed by VCenter, here what is the hand of openstack.

Can any one explain the use of "Esxi on openstack" scenario.

-Regards, Hariprasath M

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answered 2020-02-17 22:26:00 -0500

It just means that instances are implemented by virtual machines in a vsphere cluster. Why would you want that? Perhaps you have a vsphere installation and want to integrate it with OpenStack services such as Magnum (managing Kubernetes clusters), Sahara (Big Data), Trove (database servers) etc. Or you plan to write applications using the OpenStack API. Or you want to gradually move from Vmware to OpenStack. A few use cases by Vmware itself:

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