Tag Archives: Nova Compute

How To Create The Best OpenStack Cloud For VMware vSphere

At Platform9, we recently announced General Availability for support of VMware vSphere, including 100% interoperability with existing vSphere infrastructure and management tools to make Platform9 the best cloud management solution for vSphere. I highlighted the benefits of this solution in an earlier blog post and indicated that we would be providing more technical details in the future. In […]

Understanding How VMware vSphere Integrates With OpenStack

One of the more interesting developments that I am hearing in the OpenStack community is the growing desire to leverage OpenStack as a “manager of managers” for different types of technologies such as server virtualization and containers. This lines up with the messaging that the OpenStack Foundation has been putting forth regarding the emergence of OpenStack as an Integration […]

[Updated For Havana] OpenStack Compute For vSphere Admins, Part 5: Designing A Multi-hypervisor Cloud

[I’ve updated this series with information based on the new Havana release and changes in vSphere integration with the latest version of OpenStack.  Any changes are prefaced with the word “Havana” in bold brackets] Having walked through several aspects of vSphere with OpenStack,, I want to start putting some of the pieces together to demonstrate […]

[Updated For Havana] OpenStack Compute For vSphere Admins, Part 3: HA And VM Migration

[I’ve updated this series with information based on the new Havana release and changes in vSphere integration with the latest version of OpenStack.  Any changes are prefaced with the word “Havana” in bold brackets] I am often asked by  customers to compare the capabilities of OpenStack to the vCloud Suite and KVM to vSphere.  specifically, […]

[Updated For Havana] OpenStack Compute For vSphere Admins, Part 2: Nova-Scheduler And DRS

[I’ve updated this series with information based on the new Havana release and changes in vSphere integration with the latest version of OpenStack.  Any changes are prefaced with the word “Havana” in bold brackets] vSphere & Resource Scheduling in Nova Compute In part 1, I gave an overview of the OpenStack Nova Compute project and […]