Canonical Releases Instrumentation microCloud for Rapid Deployment of Computing Clusters
Canonical announced the readiness of the instrumentation microCloud, which allows for the quick deployment of computing clusters and cloud systems with a common distributed data storage and a protected virtual network on its equipment. The toolkit is decorated in the form of SNAP package, which includes the components necessary for managing the operation of the cluster components. Commercial technical support for Microcloud solutions is provided as part of the Ubuntu Pro service, but those who can do without support can use tools without restrictions. The projects of the project are written in Go and are distributed under the license AGPL 3.0.
Microclouds, by default, use means to ensure failure, allowing you to create clusters with at least three nodes (clusters are mentioned as the upper bar, including up to 50 nodes). The software stack used to control the cluster is based on the use of the centralized control system of containers and virtual machines lxd, platforms for building virtual networks (Open virtual Network), and a distributed failure-resistant vault ceph. Microcloud provides tools for automatic adjustment of LXD, Ceph, and OVN on all components of the cluster.