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OpenStack Cloud Computing Cookbook Second Edition by Cody Bunch, Kevin Jackson

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Creating a sandbox environment using VirtualBox and Vagrant

Creating a sandbox environment using VirtualBox and Vagrant allows us to discover and experiment with the OpenStack Compute service. VirtualBox gives us the ability to spin up virtual machines and networks without affecting the rest of our working environment, and is freely available at http://www.virtualbox.org for Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux. Vagrant allows us to automate this task, meaning we can spend less time creating our test environments and more time using OpenStack. Vagrant is installable using Ubuntu's package management, but for other operating systems, visit http://www.vagrantup.com/. This test environment can then be used for the rest of this chapter.

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