ONAP Operations Manager Project¶
The ONAP Operations Manager (OOM) is responsible for life-cycle management of the ONAP platform itself; components such as SO, SDNC, etc. It is not responsible for the management of services, VNFs or infrastructure instantiated by ONAP or used by ONAP to host such services or VNFs. OOM uses the open-source Kubernetes container management system as a means to manage the Docker containers that compose ONAP where the containers are hosted either directly on bare-metal servers or on VMs hosted by a 3rd party management system. OOM ensures that ONAP is easily deployable and maintainable throughout its life cycle while using hardware resources efficiently.
In summary OOM provides the following capabilities:
- Deploy - with built-in component dependency management
- Configure - unified configuration across all ONAP components
- Monitor - real-time health monitoring feeding to a Consul UI and Kubernetes
- Heal- failed ONAP containers are recreated automatically
- Scale - cluster ONAP services to enable seamless scaling
- Upgrade - change-out containers or configuration with little or no service impact
- Delete - cleanup individual containers or entire deployments
OOM supports a wide variety of Kubernetes private clouds - built with Rancher, Kubeadm or Cloudify - and public cloud infrastructures such as: Microsoft Azure, Amazon AWS, Google GCD, VMware VIO, and Openstack.
The OOM documentation is broken into four different areas each targeted at a different user:
- OOM Quick Start Guide - deploy ONAP on an existing cloud
- OOM User Guide - a guide for operators of an ONAP instance
- OOM Developer Guide - a guide for developers of OOM and ONAP
- OOM Cloud Setup Guide - a guide for those setting up cloud environments that ONAP will use
The ONAP Operations Manager Release Notes for OOM describe the incremental features per release.
Component Orchestration Overview¶
Multiple technologies, templates, and extensible plug-in frameworks are used in ONAP to orchestrate platform instances of software component artifacts. A few standard configurations are provide that may be suitable for test, development, and some production deployments by substitution of local or platform wide parameters. Larger and more automated deployments may require integration the component technologies, templates, and frameworks with a higher level of automated orchestration and control software. Design guidelines are provided to insure the component level templates and frameworks can be easily integrated and maintained. The following diagram provides an overview of these with links to examples and templates for describing new ones.