OpenStack: what is it and why do you need it?
It is challenging to optimise your organisation's cloud maintenance costs and build an infrastructure competitive to hyperscalers.
OpenStack — world's leading open source cloud platform — enables to save up to 65% compared to hyperscalers. It is supported by leading industry players, and successfully used by thousands of organisations all over the world.
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Knowing where to start
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An Introduction to OpenStack
Why mastering OpenStack is so important today?
30% of organisations worldwide report the usage of OpenStack in production.
It is widely used to build local private and public cloud infrastructure. Edge and hybrid multi-cloud environments are also showing further OpenStack adoption.
OpenStack has become the de-facto standard for open infrastructure implementation, along with the Linux kernel and kernel-based virtual machine (KVM) hypervisor.
Openstack Support you can trust
OpenStack release cadence follows Ubuntu release cadence. This means that a new version of OpenStack is released twice a year: in April and in October. Those are shipped with new versions of Ubuntu as packages in the Ubuntu Archive.
The OpenStack support lifecycle on Ubuntu can be represented this way:
|Release||Tech preview||Released||End of life||Extended customer support||Expanded Security Maintenance (ESM)|
|OpenStack 2024.1||Apr 2024||Apr 2027|
|OpenStack 2023.2||Oct 2023||Apr 2025|
|OpenStack 2023.1||Apr 2023||Oct 2024||Apr 2026|
|OpenStack Zed||Oct 2022||Apr 2024|
|OpenStack Yoga LTS||Apr 2022||Apr 2027||Apr 2032|
|Ubuntu 22.04 LTS||Apr 2022||Apr 2027||Apr 2032|
|OpenStack Yoga||Apr 2022||Apr 2025|
|OpenStack Xena||Oct 2021||Apr 2023|
|OpenStack Wallaby||Apr 2021||Oct 2022||Apr 2024|
|OpenStack Victoria||Oct 2020||Apr 2022|
|OpenStack Ussuri LTS||Apr 2020||May 2020||Apr 2025||Apr 2030|
|Ubuntu 20.04 LTS||Apr 2020||Apr 2025||Apr 2030|
|OpenStack Ussuri||Apr 2020||May 2020||Apr 2023|
|OpenStack Train||Aug 2019||Feb 2021|
|OpenStack Stein||Apr 2019||Oct 2020||Apr 2022|
|OpenStack Rocky||Aug 2018||Feb 2020|
|OpenStack Queens LTS||Apr 2018||Apr 2023||Apr 2028|
|Ubuntu 18.04 LTS||Apr 2018||Apr 2023||Apr 2028|
|OpenStack Mitaka LTS||Apr 2016||Apr 2021||Apr 2024|
|Ubuntu 16.04 LTS||Apr 2016||Apr 2021||Apr 2024|
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