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OpenStack Administration with Ansible 2 - Second Edition by Walter Bentley

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Chapter 1. Introduction to OpenStack

This chapter will serve as a high-level overview of OpenStack and the projects that make up this cloud platform. Laying a clear foundation about OpenStack is very important in order to describe the OpenStack components, concepts, and verbiage. Once the overview is covered, we will transition into discussing the core features and benefits of OpenStack. Finally, the chapter will finish up with two working examples of how you can consume the OpenStack services via the application program interface (API) and command-line interface (CLI).

  • An overview of OpenStack
  • Reviewing the OpenStack services
  • OpenStack supporting components
  • Features and benefits
  • Working examples: listing the services

An overview of OpenStack

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