Tesora and Mirantis Partner on Easily Deployed DBaaS Solution

by Ostatic Staff - Jun. 14, 2016

As the OpenStack cloud computing arena grows, a whole ecosystem of tools is growing along with it. Tesora, familiar to many as the leading contributor to the OpenStack Trove open source project, has focused very heavily on Database-as-a-Service tools for OpenStack deployments.

Now, Tesora has announced a promising partnership with OpenStack heavy-hitter Mirantis.

Tesora is making available the first ever plug-in to automate configuration and deployment of its database as a service (DBaaS) platform with Mirantis OpenStack. The idea is to make integration of Tesora’s DBaaS, based on OpenStack Trove, as a new service on OpenStack cloud much easier for administrators.

If you're unfamiliar with it, using Tesora’s DBaaS platform enables 13 different types of databases, both relational and NoSQL, commercial and open source, to be supported from a common infrastructure.

The just released survey of OpenStack users and community members, conducted by the OpenStack Foundation, reports Trove database as a service among the top five projects (34 percent of respondents indicating interest). It's clear that OpenStack users want to leverage databases.

 “There is great interest in OpenStack’s database as a service and this jumpstarts the process of installation and deployment for Mirantis users,” said Brian Otis, vice president of business development, Tesora. “Support for Fuel makes it easier than ever to get a database as a service up and running on Mirantis OpenStack.”

Tesora provides the only DBaaS available as a Fuel plug-in. It will soon be available as a download from the Fuel Plugin Catalog.

“Tesora is an excellent solution for Mirantis OpenStack DBaaS because it offers a full-featured, hardened distro of OpenStack Trove that is additionally validated with Mirantis OpenStack,” said Kamesh Pemmaraju, vice president of product marketing, Mirantis. “The Tesora DBaaS Fuel Plug-in is a great way for Mirantis OpenStack users to get started with database as a service, since it automates what would otherwise be a relatively complex manual integration, helps ensure solution and cloud stability, and reduces time to value. The Tesora Fuel Plug-in represents another value-add service for our users who have shown increasing interest in deploying OpenStack DBaaS.”