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Using Terraform with Abiquo

December 20th, 2017 / Ian Finlay

 By Antxon Gonzalez, Support Engineer @ Abiquo What is Terraform? Terraform is an Infrastructure as Code software that allows you to manage and provision resources in different providers through a declarative language to describe the desired results. Terraform evaluates the resources state in the providers and performs the actions required to reach the described state […]

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Deploying Docker hosts in Abiquo based clouds

December 5th, 2017 / Ian Finlay

 By Marc Cirauqui, Support Engineer @ Abiquo You might have heard of Docker, right? The wikipedia entry for it states it is “a software technology providing containers”, which have been around for some time, but nowadays and thanks to Docker they have become easier to use with a set of tools built around them that […]

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How you can manage templates in Abiquo using Packer

November 14th, 2017 / Ian Finlay

 By Marc Cirauqui, Support Engineer @ Abiquo One of the questions we most frequently get from customers is regarding the management of the templates catalogue. In Abiquo, every enterprise has its own appliance library where templates are stored and can be added to the library in many different ways. Templates consist of a default VM […]

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How to easily automate provisioning to any cloud using Vagrant and Abiquo

October 9th, 2017 / Marc Cirauqui

 By Marc Cirauqui, Support Engineer @ Abiquo For those of you who don’t know about Vagrant, it is an open-source software product for building and maintaining portable virtual software development environments and, so, helping you to move forward in adopting a devops culture, making possible for a developer to bring up more similar environments to […]

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Abiquo at the OpenStack 7th anniversary BCN meetup

August 9th, 2017 / Ian Finlay

 Last week, OpenStack celebrated its seventh birthday, sponsored by Red Hat in Barcelona. Abiquo Senior Software Engineer Ignasi Barrera presented Abiquo’s integration with OpenStack’s Neutron component. As an open source and modular project, OpenStack can be used beyond its own stack, so Abiquo has adopted Neutron as the preferred SDN solution for KVM based cloud […]

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Wizards, tutorials and analytics – do more with your cloud

November 20th, 2014 / Xavi Fernandez

 Cloud isn’t just about technology Offering a cloud service is not only about deploying VM instances, managing templates or delivering DevOps agility to your organisation. When you decide to productise and customise your cloud service, you need to think about other collateral actions that will directly contribute to the success of your cloud project. Features such […]

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Abiquo dynamic inventory plugin for Ansible

May 14th, 2014 / Daniel Beneyto

 You might have heard about Ansible recently, but if you haven’t, we recommend that you have a look at the Ansible official website. To summarize using Ansible’s own description: “Ansible is a radically simple IT orchestration engine that automates configuration management, application deployment, and many other IT needs” Abiquo has a native Chef integration (Chef […]

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Playing around with libvirt and Open VirtualSwitch

March 4th, 2014 / Marc Cirauqui

 Some time ago, we had a couple of inquiries about support for running KVM hypervisors with Open vSwitch (OVS). Older versions of OVS included the brcompat module, which made OVS work with regular Linux bridges instead of its own virtual switches. This meant Abiquo would behave as if it were using regular bridges. However, with […]

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Developing tools with the Abiquo API: noVNC token generator

February 24th, 2014 / Sergio Pena

 Most of the examples we have provided of how to interact with the Abiquo API are written in Python, so now it’s time to put some rubies in our blog. We will show you how to use Ruby to interact with Abiquo APIs. First we will consume events by connecting to the Outbound API, but […]

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Abiquo Workflow Acceptance Tool explained!

October 9th, 2013 / Marc Morata

 When developing Abiquo v2.6, simplicity and functionality was the focus and the workflow acceptance tool has achieved just that. The new workflow feature will allow you to create your own tools to interact with Abiquo processes at the very same moment they are being executed. In short, during certain Abiquo tasks, Abiquo will send an […]

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