How to Set up Your Red Hat Cloud Using Online Deployment Planner
Red Hat's Cloud Deployment Planner takes the strain out of compatibility checks with a simple set of matrices.
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Are you losing sleep as you toss and turn, worrying about the compatibility of the components to be installed?
Well, worry no more.
You can plan your next Cloud deployment and ensure the compatibility of the Red Hat Open Source components you want to integrate will actually perform as desired with the Cloud Deployment Planner by Red Hat.
Cloud Deployment Planner, which you can access online, that has various components selected that we wish to install.
|Figure 1: The Cloud Deployment Planner with some of the Red Hat Cloud Suite components selected for installation.|
There are options to select the components from the Red Hat Cloud Suite or Red Hat Cloud Infrastructure products. Each component includes the supported versions. In this case, we have selected:
- Red Hat Satellite v6.1.
- Red Hat Cloud Forms v3.2.
- Red Hat OpenStack Platform v8.
- OpenShift Enterprise by Red Hat v3.1.
- Red Hat Ceph Storage v1.2.
Once these have been selected (at least two components), you can scroll down to view all of the automatically generated compatibility matrices. They give you a detailed overview of the functionality that will work within each of the components relating to their integration together as you deploy your Cloud.
Below in figure 2, you will find a screenshot of a few of the generated matrices based on figure 1's shown component selections. There are more, just scroll down to explore yourself.
|Figure 2: Feature compatibility matrices are shown here for a few of the selected components, scroll|
down to see more when you explore this tool yourself.
There is also a lifecycle compatibility matrix that you can view as shown below in figure 3, which will provide a great overview of the lifecycle of each product component selected.
|Figure 3: The lifecycle compatibility will provide a complete overview of the lifecycle of all selected components|
that you wish to use in your cloud.
Do you know of a better way to ensure you are getting enough sleep while ensuring that your Cloud deployments are as painless as can be?
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