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Installing Rackspace's OpenStack Private Cloud In 20 Minutes Or Less

Being an application developer with a very limited attention span, my test of any new technology or product is how quickly can I write my “Hello World” application. The Rackspace Private Cloud, which is based on OpenStack, is intended for a full-fledged data center with a number of compute, storage and network requirements, but I was still hoping to install it in just a few minutes.

My “Hello World” exercise was defined as follows:


  • To be able to install the product from scratch
  • To try out some basic OpenStack CLI commands, such as keystone, glance and nova
  • To be able to spin up instance(s) using Horizon (the GUI-based interface for OpenStack)
  • To be able to log in to the instance(s)

Read more at the Rackspace Blog.




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