OpenStack is a cloud operating system that controls large pools of compute, storage, and networking resources throughout a datacenter, all managed through a dashboard that gives administrators control while empowering their users to provision resources through a web interface. Through a series of courses, the benefits, design and implementations of OpenStack storage solutions for Cloud and Enterprise Data Center will be explored.
In this course, Petar Torre, technical lead for the Intel Service Provider Group, explains OpenStack* Enhanced Platform Awareness (EPA). The session looks at the impact of EPA on an NFV system and reviews results from early proof of concept trials.
In this course, James Chapman, platform applications engineer at Intel provides an overview of OpenStack* Enhanced Platform Awareness (EPA) features including CPU pinning, huge page, NUMA, PCIe pass-through and SR-IOV.