Summary

Using K8s for managing VMs is a requirement in many environments, as not all applications are designed to be cloud-ready. Some projects like Kubevirt[1] and Virlet [2] aim to address this requirement. However, they introduce their own complexity, creating a parallel control plane for VMs. RancherVM [3] has a different approach, launching VMs as pods, but requires custom-built images.

The purpose of this project is a exploration of approaches for launching VMs using native Kubernetes mechanisms, using as a testbed the possibility of launching a CaaSP cluster as a set of VMs inside an existing CaaSP cluster.

Goal

Deploy a fully functional CaaSP cluster from an existing CaaSP cluster

References

[1] https://github.com/kubevirt/kubevirt [2] https://github.com/Mirantis/virtlet [3] https://github.com/rancher/vm

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Activity

  • 8 months ago: pchacin started CaaSP in CaaSP
  • 8 months ago: pchacin originated CaaSP in CaaSP

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