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Customizing OpenStack LBaaSv2 Using Enhanced Services Definitions

There are many load balancing configurations which have no direct implementation in the OpenStack LBaaSv2 specification. It is easy to directly customize BIG-IP traffic management using profiles, policies, and iRules, but LBaaSv2 has no way to... Read more
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Lightboard Lessons: BIG-IP in the private cloud

In this episode, Jason transitions from last week’s public cloud overview to discuss private cloud options.  Resources BIG-IP deployments using Ansible in private and public clouds Flashback Friday: The Many Faces of Cloud F5 Private Cloud... Read more
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Behind the Scenes: The F5 Private Cloud Solution Package for Red Hat OpenStack  – Measuring Success

F5 and Red Hat have just released our Private Cloud Solution Package for OpenStack. There are all kinds of marketing pieces which describe this package, what it includes, how to buy it, and what the target market looks like. I wanted to take a few... Read more
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OpenStack PTG Atlanta

OpenStack PTG Atlanta, the week of February 20, was the inaugural ‘Project Teams Gathering’ for OpenStack. This event launched the standalone developer summit, which used to take place in conjunction with the bi-annual OpenStack Summit. It also... Read more
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F5 Cloud Solution Templates: Fully Functioning Cloud Deployments in Minutes

Instagram is obviously a hugely popular app. The key to Instagram’s success is that everyday users can easily use its high-quality filters to instantly turn what may be otherwise run-of-the-mill snapshots into near-professional photos and high... Read more
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F5 LBaaS v2 now certified with Mirantis v9 Mitaka.

F5 LBaaS v2 is now certified with the Mirantis Version 9 Mitaka OpenStack distribution. I want to thank my colleague, Ulises Alonso Camaro, for his efforts in performing the certification tests, creating the demo environment, and writing the... Read more
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Deploying OpenStack DevStack on VMware Fusion

An article which describes how to install DevStack Mitaka on one's laptop using either VMware Fusion or Workstation Read more
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Impressions from OpenStack Summit Barcelona

If the theme in Austin was that OpenStack is ‘production ready’, then the theme in Barcelona was all about containers. Every session with even a hint of container technology was well-attended. There is definitely a lot of activity in the OpenStack... Read more
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OpenStack in a backpack - how to create a demo environment for F5 Heat Plugins, part 3

This series of articles demonstrates how to build your own portable OpenStack demo environment for F5 Virtual Machines and F5 Heat Plugins. Read more
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OpenStack in a backpack – how to create a demo environment for F5 Heat Plugins, part 2

This series of articles demonstrates how to build your own portable OpenStack demo environment for F5 Virtual Machines and F5 Heat Plugins. Read more
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Release Announcement - F5 OpenStack LBaaSv2

Release announcement for v8.1.0 and v9.1.0 of the F5 OpenStack Agent and LBaaSv2 Driver Read more
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OpenStack in a backpack – how to create a demo environment for F5 Heat Plugins, part 1

This series of articles demonstrates how to build your own portable OpenStack demo environment for F5 Virtual Machines and F5 Heat Plugins. Read more
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Installing, Configuring and Running Tempest tests against Openstack

You first need to install Tempest. For that You can create a virtual environment:  pip install virtualenv # Change to a directory where virtual environments directories can be created. virtualenv ... Read more
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F5 OpenStack Testing Methodology

Why We Test The importance of testing in software development cannot be understated. Why testing is important is the subject of hundreds of books, blog posts and PowerPoint presentations. The F5 OpenStack development team has bought into the idea... Read more
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F5 Tempest Plugin and Writing Tempest Tests

Note: This is not a primer on Tempest testing. For more information on Tempest, see their official documentation. Much of the information that follows was taken from the Tempest Test Plugin Interface guide. The content here is focused on how to... Read more
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The Open Source Enterprise, part 2

Part 2: Meeting and managing customer support expectations on open-source projects   This is part 2 in a series that shares the journey of F5 Networks towards becoming a member of the open source software community.   What to... Read more
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Release Announcement: F5 OpenStack LBaaSv2

Release announcement for F5 OpenStack LBaaSv2 Read more
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The Open Source Enterprise

Part 1: Embracing open source projects while maintaining enterprise-grade standards for engineering and quality   This is part 1 in a series that shares the journey of F5 Networks towards becoming a member of the open source software... Read more
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Release Announcement: F5 OpenStack Product Suite

F5 OpenStack product suite available for use in OpenStack Mitaka Read more
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OpenStack Heat Template Composition

Here we describe some basic usages of OpenStack's Heat Orchestration Template composition. Read more
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F5 OpenStack LBaaSv2 Release Announcement - v8.0.3

Release Announcement 10 June 2016   We are pleased to announce the release of the v8.0.3 F5 service provider driver and agent for OpenStack Neutron LBaaSv2.   Release Highlights This release introduces support for th... Read more
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F5 Heat Plugins Release Announcement - v7.0.3, v8.0.2

Release Announcement 10 June 2016 We are pleased to announce the release of v7.0.3 and v8.0.2 of the F5 Heat Plugins for OpenStack. Please see the documentation and GitHub release page for more information.   Compatibility v7.0.3 is... Read more
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F5 Heat Plugins v8.0.1 released

Release Announcement 13 May 2016   We are pleased to announce the release of the v8.0.1 F5 Heat plugins for OpenStack. This is the initial release of the F5 Heat plugins in OpenStack Liberty. Please see the documentation an... Read more
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F5's OpenStack Ecosystem and our Red Hat Partnership

F5 first certified our LBaaS plugin on the Redhat platform with Redhat OpenStack Platform v6.  Since that time, we have made significant progress in customer adoption of our joint OpenStack integration in both Enterprise and SP markets.... Read more
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