Dynamic Allocation Using Static Constraints in Cloudify Blueprints
Sometimes, when creating complex applications, we might need dynamic allocation of static resources. To explain what I mean by this, it’s best to look at an example. Single instance example Let’s say we have a proprietary IP allocation mechanism for our servers in OpenStack. We make a REST call and receive a new IP address
Orchestrating NetNumber’s TITAN Platform and On-boarding and Service Chaining VNFs
Telcos and enterprises alike are all clamoring to virtualize their networks, in order to reduce dependence on hardware, enable greater agility, and cost savings. And it’s no surprise that as a result of the networking industry being a very closed and proprietary market segment to date, Telcos and enterprises are turning to open orchestration to
Building the Open Virtual Branch powered by flexible, open orchestration
Virtual branch is not a new concept. It’s been around for a while and has had varying degrees of uptake. The biggest promise of the virtual branch is to drive up operational efficiency and drive down operational cost by having a highly automated branch environment. In traditional environments this is not an easy task –
Migrating Pods With Containerized Applications Between Nodes In The Same Kubernetes Cluster Using Cloudify
Kubernetes is decidedly the DevOps tool of 2018 for those companies already deep in the cloud-native game. More and more we’re hearing about companies moving to a container- and Kubernetes-driven architecture. We definitely see the draw for utilizing Kubernetes in a larger role – we recently updated our Kubernetes plugin and unleashed a new Kubernetes Provider –
Multi-Cloud VNF Onboarding on Azure and OpenStack via ONAP
For those not familiar with our product, Cloudify is an open source, model-driven orchestrator based on TOSCA which enables organizations to deploy and manage the full lifecycle of applications across multiple clouds. One of the strongest aspects of Cloudify is its ability to deploy multiple virtual network functions (VNF) in a multi-cloud (or Multi-VIM) environment,
The Open Source Podcast – Episode 4 | Bare Metal OpenStack for Data Backup and Disaster Recovery
As the OpenStack Summit Sydney comes to a close, we decided it was a good time to throw some more OpenStack content goodness your way. It goes without saying that Bare Metal OpenStack is on a growth trajectory, and of course, Data Backup and Disaster Recovery are crucial aspects of any organization’s toolkit. So, we
OpenStack and Serverless: Long shot or sure thing?
This article originally appeared in SD Times on August 25th, 2017. Over the last 12 to 18 months, a growing trend has emerged in the cloud space. Just a few years back, we were accustomed to using a bare metal server for each application—then we evolved to Hypervisors and virtualization to squeeze more out of
What is edge computing?
This article originally appeared in opensource.com on September 5th. Meet the Cloudify team at the SDN & NFV World Congress in The Hague, Oct 10-13, at the Pod Zone to talk Edge Computing, ONAP, vCPE, and more! Cloud computing has dominated IT discussions for the last two decades, particularly since Amazon popularized the term in 2006
Model-Driven ONAP Operations Manager (OOM) On-boarding with TOSCA and Cloudify
Introduction ONAP Operations Manager (OOM) is an ONAP tool to efficiently deploy, manage and operate the ONAP platform and its components (e.g. MSO, DCAE, SDC, etc.). The OOM project takes a cloud-native approach to manage the OOM cluster and relies on Kubernetes as the main platform to manage ONAP services. In this post, we will
OpenStack Day Israel 2017 is Back! NFV, Containers, and Scale… oh my
OpenStack Day Israel is here once again with a great group of OpenStack experts and diversity of talks.