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Mastering OpenStack by Omar Khedher

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Introducing the OpenStack logical architecture

Before delving into the architecture of OpenStack, we need to refresh or fill gaps, if they do exist, to learn more about the basic concepts and usage of each core component.

In order to get a better understanding on how it works, it will be beneficial to first briefly parse the things that make it work. Assuming that you have already installed OpenStack or even deployed it in a small or medium-sized environment, let's put the essential core components under the microscope and go a bit further by taking the use cases and asking the question: What is the purpose of such a component?

Keystone

From an architectural perspective, Keystone presents the simplest service in the OpenStack composition. It is the ...

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