VMware Integrated OpenStack offers different features depending on whether you deploy with VDS or NSX networking.

Supported Feature

VDS

NSX

Provider networks leveraging VLANs

Yes

Yes

High availability for the API/management plane

Yes

Yes

DC-wide control plane scale

Limited

High

Layer 3/NAT high availability and scale

No

Yes

Neutron feature set:

  • Private logical network identifier independent of VLANs

  • Highly available DHCP service

  • Security groups

  • Virtual routers

  • Integration and support of metadata service

  • Centralized or distributed Layer 3

  • NAT and floating IP address support

No

Yes

Enterprise features:

  • Micro-segmentation with line-rate stateful distributed firewall

  • Provider-side security via service insertion

  • In-kernel distributed routing

No

Yes

Tenant creation of private Layer 2 networks

No

Yes

Content packs for vRealize Operations Manager and vRealize Log Insight

No

Yes