Provisioning and automating bare metal machines for containers and high performance computing.
At Verizon Media, OpenStack manages hundreds of thousands of bare metal compute resources with over 4 million cores in our data centers,” said James Penick, architect director at Verizon Media. “We have made significant changes to our supply chain process using OpenStack, fulfilling common bare metal quota requests within minutes.
Architect Director, Verizon Media
Automating the entire server infrastructure lifecycle of deployments to updates to decommissioning.
Delivering cloud-like bare-metal infrastructure with multi-tenant networks to end users when used as a driver to OpenStack Nova.
With a standard API and lightweight footprint, Ironic can serve as a driver for a variety of bare metal infrastructure.
There is a large ecosystem of commercial providers and users running Ironic in production. Find commercial providers who can help you get started with the Ironic Bare Metal icon in the OpenStack Marketplace.
The OpenStack community formed a Bare Metal Special Interest Group (SIG) with the mission to make Ironic easy to operate and evangelize the use cases and utility of the bare metal service. To get involved in the SIG, subscribe to the OpenStack Discuss mailing list or contact [email protected]