OBJECTIVES

CLOUD IMAGE GENERATION USING PACKER

Objective of the case study involves, Solving a problem of Copying a big 40GB disk image to Cloud to deploy the VMs on cloud. 

CHALLENGES

The challenge involved here was, all the cloud images were built on build server and needed to copy them to cloud environment to deploy the same. Since the images were 40GB in size copying them to cloud or shipping it to customers was major problem. 

ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Benison GWOS team developed packer framework to generate a cloud images on cloud environment itself which avoided copy of huge disk to cloud accomplishing the solution to above problem.

TECHNOLOGIES

 Shell Scripts, Packer Tool

SOLUTION ARCHITECTURE