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Rackspace® Private Cloud Security White Paper Introduction Security is a very complex topic for every organization. Challenges can include legislative requirements and internal procedures spanning across both the physical,...
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NOTE: These instructions apply only to Rackspace Private Cloud v4, deployed with Chef.   This article describes the processes for enabling Active Directory and LDAP in your Rackspace Private Cloud environment. Table...
This document is intended for Rackspace Private Cloud customers who want use sosreport tool to help troubleshoot their Rackspace Private Cloud environment. It is assumed that you have successfully installed a cloud with Rackspace...
This video walks you through the installation of the Rackspace Private Cloud Software.
Rackspace has developed a set of OpenStack Block Storage (Cinder) chef recipes, combined into a cookbook, that can be used to configure a Cinder node or group of nodes. This section discusses the concepts and architecture behind...
ComputeOpenStack Compute is a compute service that provides server capacity in the cloud. Compute Servers come in different flavors of memory, disk space, and CPU, and can be provisioned in minutes. Interactions with Compute...
Rackspace Private Cloud Software allows you to install an OpenStack private cloud, configured as recommended by Rackspace OpenStack specialists. Rackspace Private Cloud Software uses Ansible to create an OpenStack cluster on...
Rackspace Private Cloud Sandbox is a fast, free, and easy way to install a Rackspace Private Cloud powered by OpenStack on a single physical device. This method is suitable for anyone who wants to install an OpenStack-powered...
This article documents the changes in Rackspace Private Cloud v4.2.1 and v4.2.0 and identified known issues. For the release notes for previous versions, refer to the following articles: Rackspace Private Cloud v4.1.2...
This article documents the changes in Rackspace Private Cloud v4.2.0 and identified known issues. For the release notes for previous versions, refer to the following articles: Rackspace Private Cloud v4.1.2 Release...
Rackspace Private Cloud v 4.1.2 has the following changes and documentation. For the full list of known issues and information from the Rackspace Private Cloud v 4.0 release, refer to the Rackspace Private Cloud v. 4.0 Release...

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OverviewRackspace Private Cloud Software installs a collection of Chef cookbooks that deploy and manage the suite of OpenStack core projects: Compute (Nova), Image Service (Glance), Dashboard (Horizon), Identity (Keystone), and...

High Availability - HA

Rackspace Private Cloud is powered by OpenStack and delivers the agility and efficiency of a public cloud combined with the enhanced security, control and performance of a dedicated environment. It can be deployed in your data...

Load Balancing

Rackspace Private Cloud is powered by OpenStack and delivers the agility and efficiency of a public cloud combined with the enhanced security, control and performance of a dedicated environment. It can be deployed in your data...

Performance

High Performance ComputingHigh Performance Computing (HPC) enables scientists and researchers to solve complex problems that require many computing capabilities. HPC typically utilizes a message passing interface (MPI) to...
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High Performance ComputingHigh Performance Computing (HPC) enables scientists and researchers to solve complex problems that require many computing capabilities. HPC typically utilizes a message passing interface (MPI) to...
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Scaling and High Availability

Rackspace® Private Cloud, Powered by OpenStack®, Helps Reduce Costs and Improve Operational Efficiency1. IntroductionRackspace® Enterprise Business Intelligence group (EBI) is a central team that aggregates, manages and provides...

Security

Security is a very complex topic for every organization. Challenges can include legislative requirements and internal procedures spanning across both the physical, logical, and virtual layers. It is often because of these...

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DISCLAIMER: This document details a process intended for educational purposes only. This will not deploy a production environment.   Hadoop Hadoop is an open source project that provides a platform to store and...
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OverviewRackspace Private Cloud powered by OpenStack lets you create virtual instances that you can use to run any kind of applications. However, these virtual machines do not come with a backup and recovery solution by default....
The following compute components are certified for use in Private Clouds. AMD/SeaMicroSeaMicro SM15000 DellPowerEdge R515PowerEdge R720PowerEdge R820PowerEdge C6220PowerEdge C6105 HPProLiant DL320eProLiant...
OverviewThe amount of data being stored in the world is growing exponentially, and scientists estimate that by 2020 it will reach 50 Zettabytes. Object storage systems allow users to upload or download data in the form of objects...
Private Cloud Tech Center  Syncing Private Cloud Swift Containers to Rackspace Cloud Files Replicate data between private Swift environments and Rackspace Cloud Files. This can facilitate backup, aggregated online...
OverviewCloud computing is creating significant shifts in the way information technology is provisioned and consumed. This also kicks off a challenge to cloud service providers find innovative ways to adhere to the high demands...
OverviewRackspace Private Cloud Software allows businesses to quickly and seamlessly implement a stable and reliable Apache Hadoop cluster quickly and simply in an open cloud solution.Apache Hadoop and the CloudTwo major trends...
IntroductionContainer Sync is a feature of Swift where all the contents of a container can be mirrored to another container (within the same cluster or a completely different cluster) through background synchronization. You can...
Rackspace Private Cloud is powered by OpenStack® and delivers the agility and efficiency of a public cloud combined with the enhanced security, control and performance of a dedicated environment. It can be deployed in your data...
OverviewThis document will describe how to build a Rackspace Private Cloud with external storage that targets Enterprise IT applications that run on up to 100 compute nodes. Volumes are provided via the Cinder volume service...
Rackspace Private Cloud is powered by OpenStack® and delivers the agility and efficiency of a public cloud combined with the enhanced security, control and performance of a dedicated environment. It can be deployed in your data...
OverviewCombining Razor and Chef provides a powerful, fully automated solution for deploying Rackspace Private Cloud Software (RPCS) on bare metal. Using this deployment system, the installation of a customized OpenStack...
Rackspace Private Cloud is Rackspace’s architecture for and support of a production-ready, scalable, OpenStack based private cloud. To ensure fanatical support, Rackspace provides support for specific server configurations and...
Rackspace Private Cloud Software is a set of tools that allow you to quickly install an OpenStack private cloud, configured as recommended by Rackspace OpenStack specialists. Rackspace Private Cloud v4.2.2 and earlier use Chef...
Contents Synopsis Environment Overview Environment Preparation - Operating System Environment Preparation - Cinder Environment Creation Environment Deployment Environment Testing Conclusion Reference...
Rackspace Private Cloud v 4.1.3 has the following changes and documentation. For the full list of known issues and information from the Rackspace Private Cloud v 4.0 and v. 4.1.2 releases, refer to:Rackspace Private Cloud v. 4.0...
Rackspace Private Cloud v 4.1.1 has the following changes and documentation. For the full list of known issues and information from the Rackspace Private Cloud v 4.0 release, refer to the Rackspace Private Cloud v. 4.0 Release...
Rackspace has developed a fast, free, and easy way to install a Rackspace Private Cloud powered by OpenStack in any data center. This method is suitable for anyone who wants to install a stable, tested, and supportable OpenStack-...
Rackspace has released a package update for Rackspace Private Cloud Software.Update InstructionsIf you have an existing environment created with Rackspace Private Cloud Software v. 3.0, you can update your environment by...