On hot summer days when the heat is in the air, my mind starts to think about vacation and the time passing by, but business never stops and it’s nice to have all things nicely prepared before you leave the office. Especially when you can use OpenStack instrument called Heat. So, let’s take look at it a bit. Heat is a very useful orchestration tool for OpenStack users as it provides a way to automate the process of cloud components creations.
Let’s say you have just finished installing Prometheus, full of enthusiasm you want to take another step, create the structure of exporters and sort out from which exact services you want to harvest metrics. If you use it on a small scale, source code control is not your biggest concern, but when you want to collect metrics from your whole infrastructure, you definitely want to know the binaries you are running.