Kickstack is now retired. It was originally conceived as a simplified method of deploying OpenStack with a higher-level Puppet abstraction than the then-available vendor deployment facilities provided. During the OpenStack Icehouse and Juno releases, all major OpenStack vendors released deployment facilities that render Kickstack obsolete, and that is a good thing.
Some alternatives that you may want to try (note: this list was written at the time of the OpenStack Juno release, and will not be updated):
- Puppet based: Packstack/Quickstack (RDO), Staypuft (RHEL OSP), Fuel (Mirantis OpenStack)
- Non Puppet based: Juju (Ubuntu), Crowbar (SUSE Cloud)
This repository is kept around for reference purposes only.
Kickstack: Kickstart your OpenStack
Kickstack adds a thin, pure-Puppet wrapper layer on top of these modules that enables you to deploy an OpenStack cloud in minutes.
For more detailed information, see
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