dcsimg

How OpenStack Uses Nodepool

[VIDEO] Jonathan Bryce, Executive Director of the OpenStack Foundation details how open-source cloud effort deploys and manages infrastructure images

 By Sean Michael Kerner | Posted Nov 9, 2016
Page of   |  Back to Page 1
Print ArticleEmail Article

WEBINAR:
On-Demand

Beyond the Deadline: How GDPR Will Impact Your Company's Risk and Security Profile


OpenStack is an open-source cloud platform at its core, but it's also much more. In order to build OpenStack itself, the OpenStack Foundation has needed to build out all kinds of infrastructure management tooling, including an effort known as nodepool.

While some might confuse nodepool with a network load balancer, Jonathan Bryce, Executive Director of the OpenStack Foundation explained that it's really something quite different.

"Nodepool is a scheduler that talks to multiple clouds," Bryce said.

The OpenStack Zuul effort provides pipeline management and works together with nodepool to help manage the OpenStack infrastructure team's pool of servers spread across disparate cloud providers. Bryce explained that Zuul understands the work that needs to be done, queuing workloads up. Zuul then communicates with nodepool what the resource requirements are decides where to send the workloads.

Watch the video interview with Jonathan Bryce, Executive Director of the OpenStack Foundation below:

Sean Michael Kerner is a senior editor at EnterpriseNetworkingPlanet and InternetNews.com .

Comment and Contribute
(Maximum characters: 1200). You have
characters left.
Get the Latest Scoop with Enterprise Networking Planet Newsletter

By submitting your information, you agree that enterprisenetworkingplanet.com may send you ENTERPRISENetworkingPLANET offers via email, phone and text message, as well as email offers about other products and services that ENTERPRISENetworkingPLANET believes may be of interest to you. ENTERPRISENetworkingPLANET will process your information in accordance with the Quinstreet Privacy Policy.