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What is the quickest method for deploying a multi-node install?

asked 2013-07-22 07:36:04 -0600

Tru7h gravatar image

updated 2013-07-22 07:36:31 -0600

As in the title, I am looking for the quickest method for deploying open stack in a multi-node setup. I have 5 servers: a 1U rackmount that I want to be a controller and a compute node, 4 blade servers that I want to be just compute nodes, a consumer grade gigabit router (Cisco E2000), a 5-port gigabit switch, a 10/100 8-port switch, and an infiniband switch (every box has an infiniband card). Every box has 2 ethernet ports as well. I have tried manual install (too confusing to follow), devstack (github packages blocked by corporate firewall), RDO (multi-node failed and single-node couldn't start instances), Rackspace private-cloud (too few server for deployment), and Ubuntu private cloud (minimum number of nodes is 10 :/).

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answered 2013-08-29 05:20:56 -0600

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I have a multi node setup for which i used Devstack.

Please find details at this : http://networkstatic.net/openstack-multi-node-devstack-nova-network-tutorial/

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answered 2013-07-22 16:26:20 -0600

ken-hui gravatar image

I am not as familiar with other distributions and packages such as RDO. However, as a Rackspace employee, I know that our chef scripts should allow you to install the configuration you proposed. What problems did you run into?

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The problems that I had was that the clients couldn't download the cookbooks. And the fact that I would need a 6th machine to act as a chef server.

Tru7h gravatar imageTru7h ( 2013-07-25 08:26:50 -0600 )edit

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