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Baremetal Operator

By Pablo Iranzo Gómez

Introduction The baremetal operator, documented at https://github.com/metal3-io/baremetal-operator/blob/master/docs/api.md, it’s the Operator in charge of definitions of physical hosts, containing information about how to reach the Out of Band management controller, URL with the desired image to provision, plus other properties related with hosts being used for provisioning instances. Quoting from the...

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Metal3

By Eduardo Minguez

Originally posted at https://www.underkube.com/posts/metal3/ In this blog post, I’m going to try to explain in my own words a high level overview of what Metal3 is, the motivation behind it and some concepts related to a ‘baremetal operator’. Let’s have some definitions! Custom Resource Definition The k8s API provides some...

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Metal³: Baremetal Provisioning for Kubernetes

By Russell Bryant

Originally posted at https://blog.russellbryant.net/2019/04/30/metal%c2%b3-metal-kubed-bare-metal-provisioning-for-kubernetes/ Project Introduction There are a number of great open source tools for bare metal host provisioning, including Ironic. Metal³ aims to build on these technologies to provide a Kubernetes native API for managing bare metal hosts via a provisioning stack that is also running on Kubernetes....

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