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OpenStack Cloud Computing Cookbook by Kevin Jackson

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Chapter 7. Glance OpenStack Image Service

In this chapter, we will cover:

  • Installing OpenStack Image Service
  • Configuring OpenStack Image Service with MySQL
  • Configuring OpenStack Image Service with OpenStack Storage
  • Configuring OpenStack Compute with OpenStack Image Service
  • Managing images with OpenStack
  • Image Service
  • Registering a remotely stored image

Introduction

OpenStack Image Service, known as Glance, is the service that allows you to register, discover, and retrieve virtual machine images for use in our OpenStack environment. Images made available through OpenStack Image Service can be stored in a variety of backend locations, from local filesystem storage to distributed filesystems such as OpenStack Storage.

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