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Services need more than connectivity; they need smart connectivity.

A5G Networks Inc.

Autonomous-Mobile-Edge-Connect (AMEC)

A Helm chart for AMEC for Smart Edge Open 21.09

Overview of A5G Networks Inc.

A5G Networks Inc. is a leader and innovator in autonomous mobile network infrastructure software. The company is headquartered in Nashua, NH, USA with offices in Pune MH, India. A5G Networks is pioneering secure and scalable 4G, 5G and Wi-Fi autonomous software to enable smart connectivity for distributed network of networks.

Application Description

AutonomousMobileEdgeConnect creates a 4G/5G/WiFi network fabric for private networks, smart cities, connected cars and public networks. The edge network is created autonomously across hybrid and multi-cloud for best service experience. It leverages Smart Edge Open toolkit. Such software provides desired security, low latency and high throughput for public and private network use cases.

Prerequisites

The prerequisites for deploying the application are as follows:

Intel Smart Edge Open (release 21.09)
Intel IDO Converged Edge Experience Kits flavour
Kubernetes v1.20.0 or greater
Helm v3.1.2 or greater
A kubernetes cluster of 3 nodes - 1 master and 2 workers.
System requirements per node - 8 vCPUs, 32GB RAM, 100GB disk.
MetalLB Loadbalancer

Usage

Repository

The Autonomous-Mobile-Edge-Connect is available in the smart-edge-open/edgeapps repository. To obtain it, just clone the repo.

$ git clone https://github.com/smart-edge-open/edgeapps

Then, into applications/amec folder there is helm chart folder for installing it.

Install the Chart

The following steps need to be performed before the helm chart can be deployed:

Create Persistent Volume and Persistent Volume Claim for MongoDB used by MongoDB Service installed as part of application.
Create Persistent Volume and Storge Class to be used by ELK stack installed as part of application.

helm install <helm-release-name> <helm-chart-location>

Test Output

Thank you for installing <helm-chart-location>
Your release is named blu1 in namespace <helm-release-name>.
To learn more about the release, try:
$ helm status <helm-release-name>
$ helm get all <helm-release-name>

Configure AutonomousMobileEdgeConnect

The application comes with a basic configuration baked into the helm chart. The specific configuration is dependent on the actual deployment network. A corresponding values.yaml file can be used to override the one that comes with the helm chart. The corresponding user-guide/support can be provided on request.

Uninstall chart

helm uninstall <helm-release-name>

Test Output

helm uninstall <helm-release-name>" uninstalled

Where to Purchase

info@a5gnet.com

Optimized for Intel® Smart Edge

Install

Autonomous-Mobile-Edge-Connect

Retrieve Helm Charts

Helm Charts: https://github.com/smart-edge-open/edgeapps/tree/master/applications/amec

Pre-load Docker Images on Nodes

Add docker image location/command

Deploy Service

Helm install command/location

Where to Purchase

info@a5gnet.com