Portworx on Rackspace
This guide show you how you can easily deploy Portworx on Rackspace
Step 1: Provision Cloud Server
When chosing an instance, verify that you meet the minimum requirements
Portworx, Inc. recommends a minimum cluster of 3 nodes
Step 2. Create a volume and attach it to a Rackspace VM
Follow the instuctions from Rackspace documentation Create and attach a Cloud Block Storage volume
Your deployment will look something like the following:
Note: Volume cannot not be attached until the server is available
Step 3: Install Docker for the appropriate OS Version
Portworx, Inc. recommends Docker 1.12 with Device Mapper.
Step 4: Launch Portworx Enterprise
Use the docker run command to launch Portworx Enterprise, substituting the appropriate multipath devices and network interfaces, as identified from the previous steps.
Alternatively, you can either run the ‘px_bootstrap’ script from curl, or construct your own config.json file.
From the server node running px-enterprise container, you should see the following status:
You should also be able to monitor cluster from Portworx Enterprise console: