The new generation of services provided via the Internet is known as cloud computing. In the computer industry, many organizations use cloud computing as they don't like to purchase the equipment that can resolve their resource solutions, or hire what is required to manage and maintain it. Cloud computing is like a third-party data source that offers various capabilities to store and process data.
Within the list of the best solutions for establishing a cloud-computing environment, we have chosen OpenStack. In this chapter, we will cover in brief what cloud computing is and how to set up a single node using OpenStack.
Over the course of this chapter, we will go through the following topics: