Container Infrastructure Management service overview

The Container Infrastructure Management service consists of the following components:

magnum command-line client

A CLI that communicates with the magnum-api to create and manage container clusters. End developers can directly use the magnum REST API.

magnum-api service

An OpenStack-native REST API that processes API requests by sending them to the magnum-conductor via AMQP.

magnum-conductor service

Runs on a controller machine and connects to heat to orchestrate a cluster. Additionally, it connects to a Docker Swarm or Kubernetes API endpoint.