#VMworld Announcement – VIO 3.0

VMware vSphere Integrated OpenStack 3.0 has been announced.  This release is about supporting OpenStack Mitaka and providing enterprise-level features within VIO.

In a nutshell (more detail below):

  • Latest OpenStack Release (Mitaka)
  • Supports Compact mode and a more efficient HA mode
  • Import vSphere workloads
  • Many UI and UX improvements
  • Improved day-to-day experience for cloud admins and administrators.
  • Simplified configuration for Nova compute service.
  • Streamlined Keystone identity service is now a one-step process for setting up the identity management features of a cloud network.
  • Keystone now supports multi-backend allowing local authentication and AD accounts simultaneously.
  • Heat’s convergence engine optimized to handle larger loads and more complex actions for horizontal scaling for improved performance for stateless mode.
  • Enhanced OpenStack Client provides a consistent set of calls for creating resources no longer requiring the need to learn the intricacies of each service API.
  • Support for software development kits (SDKs) in various languages.
  • New “give me a network,” feature capable of creating a network, attaching a server to it, assigning an IP to that server, and making the network accessible, in a single action


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Chief Enterprise Architect and Strategist, 4xVCDX#133, NPX#8, DECM-EA.