Category: CloudStack 3.0.2

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Scalable Database Solutions for CloudStack

By default CloudStack is designed to support multiple management servers connected to a single master MySQL instance. This is functional, however impractical for a highly available datacenter. The more management servers connected to the central database, the more stress it must endure. Now imagine a datacenter with one thousand hosts. In that, we have say […]

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CloudStack API calls in Python

These are a couple classes I wrote with Kraig Amador, for signing CloudStack API calls, and allowing individual APIs to be called as methods.   #!/ usr/bin/env python # By: Kelcey Damage, 2012 & Kraig Amador, 2012   api_url = ‘your_stuff_here’ apiKey = ‘your_stuff_here’ secret = ‘your_stuff_here’   import hashlib, hmac, string, base64, urllib import […]

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Managing advanced network zone infrastructure

Advanced networking introduces a lot of complexity to the underlying infrastructure. Careful thought needs to be put into designing your physical networks, traffic flow, and the host networking bridges that form the foundation. In advanced networking we are opened up to the concepts of public traffic, isolation methods such as VLAN, GRE, and STT, ¬†as […]

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