Platform services model classification – be aware of what you need

Platform services play an increasingly important role in cloud infrastructures. They enable application operators to quickly stick together the dependencies they need to run their applications. For example, when deploying your application and you need a database, you just request a service instance for the database of your choice and connect it to your application. […]

Federated Authentication with the OpenStack CLI

Multi-Cloud applications are a core business for us here at Meshcloud. Therefore, we also put some effort into the integration of several OpenStack locations using federation. After all, Meshcloud is a federation of public clouds. Recently, we re-assessed the federated authentication with the OpenStack CLI client using v3.12.0 against a Mitaka OpenSource environment. On the identity […]

Deploying Concourse CI on OpenStack using Docker

At Meshcloud, we use a continuous delivery process to deliver cloud infrastructure and software updates. Since we operate multiple cloud platforms on a variety of hardware configurations managed by our partner providers, we need a continuous integration platform that enables us to test updates in large number of configurations before we roll them out. The continuous integration server concourse.ci is […]