What about Red Hat Director?

What is it? The Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform director is a toolset that was produced by Red Hat. It is made for installing and managing a complete OpenStack environment. Red Hat Director is primarily based on the OpenStack project TripleO. TripleO is an abbreviation for “OpenStack-On-OpenStack”. This project takes advantage of OpenStack components […]

Our interview with Jonathan Race

Recently we visited the annual OpenInfra summit in Berlin. We held interviews with some interesting people. We posted a blog about our interview with Mark Collier, the COO and co-founder of the OpenInfra Foundation a few weeks ago, you can find it here: https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:ugcPost:6960602898200199168?updateEntityUrn=urn%3Ali%3Afs_updateV2%3A%28urn%3Ali%3AugcPost%3A6960602898200199168%2CFEED_DETAIL%2CEMPTY%2CDEFAULT%2Cfalse%29 This time we have a blog for you about our interview […]

MAAS in a nutshell

About Ubuntu MAAS An OpenStack infrastructure is built up by several components. A couple of weeks ago I described some of the components often used to setup a basic cloud infrastructure. You can find this article here. In the article I described Ironic; a solution to provision bare metal. After I placed the article, an […]

OpenInfra Summit interview with Mark Collier

Recently we joined the annual OpenInfra summit in Berlin and what a blast we had! Among the great talks there, our boat tour and dinners, we also held interviews with some really interesting people. One of those interviews was held with Mark Collier, who is the COO and co-founder of the OpenInfra Foundation. We have […]

A LOKI case study

What is LOKI? Loki is a god in Norse mythology; he is known as a troublemaker and a shapeshifter. In the Marvel franchise he is known as a fictional character portrayed by Tom Hiddleston, though his character is based on the Norse mythological god of the same name. In the open source industry we know […]

Kubernetes components

Two weeks ago, at the OpenInfra Summit in Berlin we had a lot of talks about Kubernetes and the components from which it is setup. Fairbanks supports teams working with Kubernetes and I thought it might be a good idea to do a short recap on all the components. Kubernetes consists of several components. At […]

Recap of OpenStack services

A recap of OpenStack services; what is what again? The various OpenStack community projects and the services they implement are modular in nature and generally capable of being used independently. They are intended to knit together into a net capability greater than the sum of the individual parts. A major advantage of the modular setup […]

Some highlights of the OpenStacks 2021 user survey

One of the main quality’s users love about OpenStack is that it’s a modular architecture with interconnected components with a foundation backing it to provide rapid development and expansion of features and services. To measure trends, improvements, and actual requests for functionalities; every year user surveys are conducted. These surveys are a critical tool in […]

LOKI OpenShift on OpenStack egress IP Address per project

A couple of weeks ago, we wrote an article about the benefits of LOKI, a combination of Linux, OpenStack, Kubernetes and network infrastructure. This article can be found here: https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:ugcPost:6899649383181148160?updateEntityUrn=urn%3Ali%3Afs_updateV2%3A%28urn%3Ali%3AugcPost%3A6899649383181148160%2CFEED_DETAIL%2CEMPTY%2CDEFAULT%2Cfalse%29 . When using LOKI, in this case OpenShift (or OKD) on OpenStack you know that OpenShift egress traffic will always use the IP address of […]

Fairbanks and 42on at the OpenInfra Summit Berlin

The OpenInfra Summit is a global event for open source IT infrastructure professionals to collaborate on software development, share best practices about designing and running infrastructure in production, and make partnership and purchase decisions. This year (June the 7th, 8th and 9th) it is held in Berlin and brings together more than 2000 influential IT […]