For evaluation purposes, you can install OpenStack on a single Oracle Solaris system. This type of OpenStack installation is also called a single-node installation. The OpenStack version can be either Havana or Juno, depending on the Oracle Solaris on the system.
For a description of a multi-node OpenStack installation, see Chapter 3, Installing Across Multiple Systems for a Multi-node Havana OpenStack Configuration or Chapter 4, Installing Across Multiple Systems for a Multi-node Juno OpenStack Configuration.
This chapter describes how to install a single node by using a Unified Archive, and how to easily create VM instances by using a browser interface. This chapter covers the following topics: