OpenStack – Icehouse Release Update

Today, we expect the release of OpenStack Icehouse. In March, we reminded readers that Docker will continue to have OpenStack integration in Icehouse through our integration with Heat. Of course, that remains true.  Since then, however, much has happened to warrant an update. Since our last post, we’ve received great feedback from the community on their efforts in using OpenStack Heat to automate their Docker workloads. We’ve also seen great contributions to the Nova driver, including the addition of Neutron support. Additionally, we’ve also seen a fabulous effort from Brint O’Hearn of Rackspace in showing how to drive Heat workloads without our Heat plugin and Docker being more deeply embedded in OpenCrowbar. Heat From those using the Heat plugin, we’ve received positive feedback on the example we provided in our last posting, but users noted we missed important details such as installation Continue reading…