Welcome to Kayobe’s documentation!

Overview

Welcome to the Kayobe documentation, the official source of information for understanding and using Kayobe.

This documentation is maintained at opendev.org here. Feedback and contributions welcome, see contributing for information on how.

Kayobe

Kayobe enables deployment of containerised OpenStack to bare metal.

Containers offer a compelling solution for isolating OpenStack services, but running the control plane on an orchestrator such as Kubernetes or Docker Swarm adds significant complexity and operational overheads.

The hosts in an OpenStack control plane must somehow be provisioned, but deploying a secondary OpenStack cloud to do this seems like overkill.

Kayobe stands on the shoulders of giants:

  • OpenStack bifrost discovers and provisions the cloud

  • OpenStack kolla builds container images for OpenStack services

  • OpenStack kolla-ansible delivers painless deployment and upgrade of containerised OpenStack services

To this solid base, kayobe adds:

  • Configuration of cloud host OS & flexible networking

  • Management of physical network devices

  • A friendly openstack-like CLI

All this and more, automated from top to bottom using Ansible.

Features

Documentation

https://docs.openstack.org/kayobe/latest/

Release Notes

https://docs.openstack.org/releasenotes/kayobe/

Bugs

https://storyboard.openstack.org/#!/project/openstack/kayobe

Community

OFTC’s IRC channel: #openstack-kolla

License

Kayobe is distributed under the Apache 2.0 License.

Contents

Advanced Documentation

Contributor Guide