'Razor' sharp provisioning for baremetal servers
Submitted by Azhar Hussain (@azharh) on Wednesday, 25 January 2017
Section: Full talk of 40 mins duration Technical level: Intermediate
The objective of this talk is to introduce Razor as a tool for provisioning baremetal servers. Covering the basic components and evaluating the pros and cons of a Razor based provisioning system.
Introduction to Baremetal Provisioning [10 mins]
Razor setup and install [5 mins]
- Razor server
- Razor client
Razor functioning and Deep Dive [15 mins]
- Rule based deployment
- Automated install flows with tags
- Post provisioners (Puppet/Ansible)
Endurance User stories [5 mins]
- Where and How razor is being used in production
Q&A [5 mins]
Azhar Hussain is a member of the cloud team at Endurance International Group - responsible for design and engineering of various hosting solutions on top of OpenStack infrastructure as well as baremetal servers.