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Rackspace Private Cloud v 4.1.5 has the following changes and documentation. For information from the Rackspace Private Cloud v 4.1.2 and v. 4.1.3 releases, refer to:
Rackspace Private Cloud v. 4.1.2 Release Notes
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This article documents the changes in Rackspace Private Cloud v4.2.2 and identified known issues.
For the release notes for previous versions, refer to the following articles:
Rackspace Private Cloud v4.1.3 Release Notes...
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Rackspace Private Cloud v4.1.4 includes resolutions for a number of issues.
For the full list of known issues and information from the Rackspace Private Cloud v4.0, v4.1.2, and v4.1.3 releases, refer to:
Rackspace Private Cloud...
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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...
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CUSTOMER’S BUSINESS: AfterCollege is a job discovery service that enables students and new grads to explore jobs and internships based on their field of study.
CHALLENGES: AfterCollege’s datasets grew too large for their...
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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...
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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-...
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Rackspace has released a package update for Rackspace Private Cloud Software.
Update Instructions
If you have an existing environment created with Rackspace Private Cloud Software v. 3.0, you can update your environment by...
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A Broad Portfolio in the Rackspace® Private Cloud
JC Global offers IT management and software solutions to Latin American businesses.
CUSTOMER’S BUSINESS:Based in Mexico City, JC Global Resources de Mexico is an IT management...
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Predictive Modeling in the Private Cloud
Inkiru uses Rackspace Private Cloud powered by OpenStack® to provide secure sandboxes for data scientists.
CUSTOMER’S BUSINESS:Inkiru is a technology company offering a real-time...
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Overview
Rackspace 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...
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The following compute components are certified for use in Private Clouds.
 
AMD/SeaMicro
SeaMicro SM15000
 
Dell
PowerEdge R515
PowerEdge R720
PowerEdge R820
PowerEdge C6220
PowerEdge C6105
 
HP
ProLiant DL320e
ProLiant DL360e...
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Overview
The 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...
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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 content, and...
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Overview
Cloud 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...
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Overview
Rackspace 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 Cloud
Two major...
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Introduction
Container 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...
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Overview
This 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...
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Overview
Combining 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...
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- Getting Started -

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...
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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 Release...
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Rackspace Private Cloud v4.2.1 offers a technology preview implementation for OpenStack Orchestration (Heat), which enables you to manage infrastructure and applications within OpenStack clouds. OpenStack Orchestration is not...
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Rackspace Private Cloud v4.2.0 offers full OpenStack Metering (Ceilometer) support, including access to OpenStack statistics through the Horizon dashboard.
NOTE: Rackspace Private Cloud v4.2.0 is based on the OpenStack Havana...
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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 Notes...
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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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A network deployed with the Rackspace Private Cloud cookbooks uses nova-network by default, but OpenStack Networking (Neutron) can be manually enabled. This section discusses the concepts behind the Rackspace deployment of...
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This document discusses the process for installing an OpenStack environment with the Rackspace Private Cloud cookbooks.
Before you begin, it is strongly recommended that you review Installation Prerequisites and Concepts to...
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This chapter lists the prerequisites for installing a cluster with the Rackspace Private Cloud tools. Rackspace recommends that you review this chapter in detail before attempting the installation.
Table of Contents
Hardware...
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NOTE: This documentation is for the Rackspace Private Cloud Software v. 3.0 with OpenCenter. Other v. 3.0 documentation can be found on the Archived Versions page. Documentation for the newest version of Rackspace Private Cloud...
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Rackspace has developed Rackspace Private Cloud Software, a fast, free, and easy way to download and install a Rackspace Private Cloud powered by OpenStack in any data center. Rackspace Private Cloud Software is suitable for...
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This article describes the processes for enabling Active Directory and LDAP in your Rackspace Private Cloud environment.
Active Directory and Rackspace Private Cloud Cookbooks
Prerequisites
To use these instructions, you should...
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NOTE: This documentation is for the Rackspace Private Cloud Software v. 3.0 with OpenCenter. Other v. 3.0 documentation can be found on the Archived Versions page. Documentation for the newest version of Rackspace Private Cloud...
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NOTE: This documentation is for the Rackspace Private Cloud Software v. 3.0 with OpenCenter. Other v. 3.0 documentation can be found on the Archived Versions page. Documentation for the newest version of Rackspace Private Cloud...
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NOTE: This documentation is for the Rackspace Private Cloud Software v. 3.0 with OpenCenter. Other v. 3.0 documentation can be found on the Archived Versions page. Documentation for the newest version of Rackspace Private Cloud...
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NOTE: This documentation is for the Rackspace Private Cloud Software v. 3.0 with OpenCenter. Other v. 3.0 documentation can be found on the Archived Versions page. Documentation for the newest version of Rackspace Private Cloud...
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Rackspace Private Cloud Software v2.0 ISO
The Rackspace Private Cloud Software ISO (Alamo) v2.0 is still available for users who want to be able to install a pre-configured OpenStack environment on Ubuntu 12.04. The ISO can be...
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Table of Contents
1. Overview

Intended Audience
Document Change History
Additional Resources
Contact Rackspace

2. What's New in Rackspace Private Cloud Software v 2.0

OpenStack Folsom
OpenStack Block Storage
OpenStack Object...
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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...
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WARNING: The Rackspace Private Cloud offering is being updated, and this documentation is obsolete.
This section describes some common OpenStack Object Storage maintenance tasks that you can perform with Chef.
Adding a Node...
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WARNING: The Rackspace Private Cloud offering is being updated, and this documentation is obsolete.
This section describes the process for preparing the nodes and installing swift.
Install Ubuntu on the OpenStack Object Storage...
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WARNING: The Rackspace Private Cloud offering is being updated, and this documentation is obsolete.
This section describes the assumptions and prerequisites for installing swift in a Rackspace Private Cloud cluster.
Installation...
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WARNING: The Rackspace Private Cloud offering is being updated, and this documentation is obsolete.
Table of Contents
OpenStack Object Storage Zones
Rackspace Zone Recommendations
RAID Controller Configuration
OpenStack Object...
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The Glance cookbook used for Rackspace Private Cloud supports OpenStack Image storage in the local file system, in OpenStack Object Storage (Swift), and in Rackspace Cloud Files.
Note: If you change the image storage location...
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WARNING: The Rackspace Private Cloud offering is being updated, and this documentation is obsolete.
Rackspace Private Cloud uses a collection of Chef cookbooks that deploy and manage the suite of OpenStack core projects: Compute...
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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...
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This information is intended for Rackspace Private Cloud customers who want to apply an updated Rackspace-provided cookbook update to an Essex Private Cloud. These instructions are for modifying Essex only and should not be used...
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Compute

OpenStack 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...
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NOTE: This documentation is for the Rackspace Private Cloud Software v. 2.0 ISO. Other v. 2.0 documentation can be found on the Archived Versions page. Documentation for the newest version of Rackspace Private Cloud Software can...
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NOTE: This documentation is for the Rackspace Private Cloud Software v. 2.0 ISO. Other v. 2.0 documentation can be found on the Archived Versions page. Documentation for the newest version of Rackspace Private Cloud Software can...
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NOTE: This documentation is for the Rackspace Private Cloud Software v. 2.0 ISO. Other v. 2.0 documentation can be found on the Archived Versions page. Documentation for the newest version of Rackspace Private Cloud Software can...
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NOTE: This documentation is for the Rackspace Private Cloud Software v. 2.0 ISO. Documentation for the newest version of Rackspace Private Cloud Software can be found in the Getting Started section.
 
This section discusses the...
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OpenStack administration is documented in detail in the OpenStack Compute Administration Manual. In this section, we discuss key tasks you should perform that will allow you to launch instances. Refer to the official OpenStack...
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This chapter describes the methods you will use to access your cloud. You should be familiar with the contents of this section before attempting to create an instance or perform other configuration and maintenance tasks....
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NOTE: This documentation is for the Rackspace Private Cloud Software v. 2.0 ISO. Other v. 2.0 documentation can be found on the Archived Versions page. Documentation for the newest version of Rackspace Private Cloud Software can...
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NOTE: This documentation is for the Rackspace Private Cloud Software v. 2.0 ISO. Documentation for the newest version of Rackspace Private Cloud Software can be found in the Getting Started section.
 
This chapter discusses the...
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This document describes the Rackspace Private Cloud configuration and support offerings.
What is Rackspace Private Cloud?
The Rackspace Private Cloud Configuration

Supported OpenStack Features
Unsupported OpenStack Features...
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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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Backups

Overview
Rackspace 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...
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This guide provides guidance for backup and recovery of a Rackspace Private Cloud installation.
1. Introduction

Intended Audience
Document Change History
Additional Resources
Contact Rackspace

2. Backup and Recovery with backup...
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Scaling and High Availability

Rackspace® Private Cloud, Powered by OpenStack®, Helps Reduce Costs and Improve Operational Efficiency
1. Introduction
Rackspace® Enterprise Business Intelligence group (EBI) is a central team that aggregates, manages and...
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Server Management

This information is intended for Rackspace Private Cloud customers who want to apply an updated Rackspace-provided cookbook update to an Essex Private Cloud. These instructions are for modifying Essex only and should not be used...
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