How we orchestrate OpenStack at Prozeta

Orchestration of infrastructure at Prozeta relies on the “role and profile” principle, using an orchestration stack based on Puppet, Foreman and Hiera.

Puppet and Foreman

Our orchestrated infrastructure is based primarily on Foreman and its surrounding ecosystem – Puppet, PuppetDB, Hiera and r10k.

We incorporate all of these components into our home-grown project called Mother, referring to a higher level “orchestration of orchestrator”. This allows us to easily create isolated orchestrators for cloud environments just by creating a Hiera configuration and spawning a VM.

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