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Soufiane Benmalek

How to install Mirantis OpenStack 9.0 using VirtualBox – part 3

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In the two first blogs, I installed the Fuel environment and deployed OpenStack in the Fuel slave nodes and all of that from the Fuel Master node. In this blog, I will show you  all the steps to follow in order to create an instance in OpenStack. All is going to be done via the Command Line Interface and not via Horizon – the OpenStack Dashboard (I will explain this in an other blog) ….

 
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Soufiane Benmalek

How to install Mirantis OpenStack 9.0 using VirtualBox – part 2

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The  last blog ended up with a successful installation of the Fuel Master. In this blog, I will deploy Openstack on the three Fuel slave nodes. The first node will be the controller node and all these components run on it: a MySQL database RabbitMQ : which is the message broker that OpenStack uses for inter-communication (asynchronous) between the OpenStack components Keystone Glance OpenStack API’s Neutron agents There are several other components but not used…

 
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Soufiane Benmalek

How to install Mirantis OpenStack 9.0 using VirtualBox – part 1

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In this series of  blogs, I am going to  give a quick overview of OpenStack and learn how to install it using Mirantis. “Mirantis is the #1 pure play OpenStack company. More customers rely on Mirantis than any other company to scale out OpenStack without vendor lock-in” (source: https://www.openstack.org/marketplace/distros/distribution/mirantis/mirantis-openstack) OpenStack is an open source Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) platform and was born in July 2010 as a collaboration between NASA and Rackspace. OpenStack is…

 
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Franck Pachot

SYS password on Oracle Cloud Service managed database

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When you create a DBaaS on the Oracle Cloud services you have to provide an administration password in the database configuration form. You do not need a password to connect to the VM. You use SSH key for it: on creation you provide the public key that will allow you to connect as the oracle user or the opc user (which can ‘sudo su’). But for the database you need to provide a password which…

 
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Franck Pachot

Testing Oracle on exoscale.ch

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My last post came from a discussion at SITB with exoscale. They are doing Cloud hosting with datacenters in Switzerland. In Switzerland a lot of companies cannot host their data outside of the country, which is a no-go for the big Cloud providers. After the discussion they gave me a coupon for a trial IaaS instance. And if you follow my blog you should know that when I have a trial access, there are good…

 
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Franck Pachot

Can you become a PaaS provider for an Oracle Database service?

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This post is not about technical limitations: Oracle Database is supported in most hypervisors (certified or not) so anybody can provide a DBaaS through a virtual machine as long as it run a supported OS, has enough CPU, memory, and storage, and open the required ports to access to the database (ssh and listener). But you cannot do what you want when you install a software, and you must agree with its licence terms. Who…

 
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Franck Pachot

Créer une base Oracle sur le Cloud en quelques clicks

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Il n’a jamais été aussi facile de créer une base Oracle. Et ceci grâce au Database as a Service (DBaaS). C’est l’occasion de tester le cloud: Oracle Cloud Service offre une version d’essai de un mois. Si vous êtes proches de Genève, passez nous voir lors du SITB les 26-27 avril: http://www.dbi-services.com/fr/events-fr/swiss-it-business-sitb-du-26-au-27-avril-2016/ Mais j’ai aussi fait une video pour montrer comment créer sa base sur le Cloud de A à Z.  

 
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