Intel Contributions to OpenStack* Software Releases "Havana" & "Icehouse"

As an OpenStack gold member and Top 10 contributor, Intel leads blueprints for:

Enhanced platform awareness
  • CPU Feature Detection
  • PCIe SR-IOV Accelerators
  • OVF Meta-Data Import
Scheduling and physical monitoring
  • Intelligent workload scheduling—enhanced usage statistics allow advanced scheduling decisions
  • Filter scheduling in Cinder—enables differentiated service with different storage back-ends
Secure cloud platforms
  • Intel® TXT trusted hosts
    • Trusted Boot on OpenStack hosts
    • Open Attestation (OAT) software verifies host trust status  
    • Schedule VMs on trusted hosts
  • Key Manager
  • OpenStack Security Guide
  • Work-in-process:  Trusted geo-location* for compute and storage
Software-defined networking (SDN)
  • Work-in-process:   Advanced Network Service Framework for Network Function Virtualization (NFV)

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