Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Cloud Server Images


Want to know more about Rackspace Cloud Server Images? We’ve got two experts joining us this week to discuss the ins and outs of Images.

Episode 153 : Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Cloud Server Images

Recorded Live: 6-30-2016

Participants
Hosts:
Alan Bush: @alanbush – Community Manager, Rackspace
Drew Cox: @drewcoxsa – Enterprise Technical Advisor, Rackspace
Guests:
Reese Mcjunkin – Linux Support Systems Engineer, Rackspace
Russell Troxel – Cloud Virtualization Engineer III, Rackspace

Highlights
Cloud Images vs. Cloud Backup (2:49)
Cloud Block Storage (10:04)
OpenStack terms (13:34)
Scaling with Cloud Images (16:16)
Time considerations when spinning up a new Image (19:24)
SaltStack/Cloud-init (22:00)
Pets vs. Cattle (23:09)
Best practices for Orchestration (24:22)
Verifying Images (30:09)
New technologies (35:26)
Rackspace Fanatical Support (35:59)
Cloud Backup/Monitoring agents (39:07) [error] When to use Cloud Images (42:33)
Getting started with Cloud Images (43:50)
Portability of Images (45:47)
Importing external Images (49:49)
Distro upgrades (53:26)

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Links:
OpenStack Glossary of Terms
https://support.rackspace.com/how-to/openstack-glossary-of-terms/

Cloud-init
https://cloudinit.readthedocs.io/en/latest/

Custom Cloud Monitoring Plugins
https://github.com/racker/rackspace-monitoring-agent-plugins-contrib

Pitchfork – API Interactive Website Application
https://pitchfork.cloudapi.co/

CloudHappy
http://bit.ly/2988TRF


Duration: 00:56:50
Publisher: Rackspace
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