In this step, the cloud administrator adds a storage profile to each cloud zone.

The administrator places fast storage at the production zone and general storage at development and test.

Prerequisites

Add cloud zones. See WordPress use case: add cloud zones.

Procedure

  1. Go to Infrastructure > Configure > Storage Profiles.
  2. Click New Storage Profile, and create a profile for the development cloud zone.

    Additional fields appear after you select the account/region.

    Storage Profile Setting

    Sample Value

    Account / region

    OurCo-AWS/us-east-1

    Name

    OurCo-AWS-US-East-Disk

    Description

    WordPress

    Device type

    EBS

    Volume type

    General Purpose SSD

    Capability tags

    usage:general

    Remember that all values are only use case samples.

  3. Click Create.
  4. Repeat the process to create a profile for the test cloud zone.

    Storage Profile Setting

    Sample Value

    Account / region

    OurCo-AWS/us-west-2

    Name

    OurCo-AWS-US-West-Disk

    Description

    WordPress

    Device type

    EBS

    Volume type

    General Purpose SSD

    Capability tags

    usage:general

  5. Repeat the process to create a profile for the production cloud zone, which has different settings because it is an Azure zone.

    Storage Profile Setting

    Sample Value

    Account / region

    OurCo-Azure/East US

    Name

    OurCo-Azure-East-US-Disk

    Description

    WordPress

    Storage type

    Managed disks

    Disk type

    Premium LRS

    OS disk caching

    Read only

    Data disk caching

    Read only

    Capability tags

    usage:fast

What to do next

Create a project to identify users, and to define provisioning settings. See WordPress use case: create a project.