How to Create and Use OpenStack Heat Orchestration Templates Part 1

OpenStack enables automated creation of resources such as networks, routers, and servers using Heat Orchestration Templates. If you are new to OpenStack and are using a TripleO based distribution you may have seen them up close and personal without knowing it. What follows is a very basic exploration of Heat. Heat templates are written in YAML format, and you can quickly see from the documentation that a basic template will likely have 4 sections:

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