OpenStack Charms Deployment Guide


The main purpose of the OpenStack Charms Deployment Guide is to demonstrate how to build a multi-node OpenStack cloud with MAAS, Juju, and OpenStack Charms. For accessibility reasons, the cloud will be minimal, while remaining capable of both performing some real work and scaling to fit more ambitious projects.

Software versions used in this guide are as follows:

  • Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic) for the MAAS system, its cluster nodes, and all cloud nodes

  • MAAS 2.6.2

  • Juju 2.7.6

  • OpenStack Ussuri


For OpenStack Charms project information, development guidelines, release notes, and release schedules, please refer to the OpenStack Charm Guide.


The guide also includes a wealth of information in the form of appendices. These cover a wide variety of subjects, such as an elaboration of a specific charm feature, how to upgrade an OpenStack cloud, or how to manage power events in a cloud.

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