What Is Cloud Orchestration?


Cloud Orchestration is an API service that enables you to create, update, and manage groups of cloud resources and their software components as a single unit and then deploy them in an automated, repeatable fashion via a template. Cloud Orchestration is based on the OpenStack Heat project.

Using the API, you can create, edit, and delete full stack configurations. Cloud Orchestration API currently supports the declaration and configuration of the following products, services, and technologies:

  • Cloud Servers
  • Cloud Load Balancers
  • Cloud Databases
  • Cloud Block Storage
  • Cloud DNS
  • Auto Scale
  • Bash scripts
  • Chef cookbooks and Berkshelf

 



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