2. DevStack

Quality is never an accident. It is always the result of intelligent effort.John Ruskin

The OpenStack project uses a tool called DevStack to help developers get a development version of OpenStack running to test their patches against. In this chapter we explore how it can be used by an OpenStack newcomer to explore basic concepts and get OpenStack running on a single machine.

What Is DevStack?

DevStack, found at http://docs.openstack.org/developer/devstack/, began as an independent project to provide developers a single machine installation of the latest development version of OpenStack. The core of the project is a shell script called stack.sh which can take a series of arguments to define a basic OpenStack environment on a host ...

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