Welcome to the meshcloud platform documentation!
Here, you can find information on how to use meshcloud and an explanation of the most important concepts.
Quite a bit of complexity in multi-cloud management and multi-cloud governance comes from the use of different and inconsistent terminology between cloud platforms. meshcloud rectifies this using a unified language describing organization and governance structures independent of individual cloud platform implementations. We call this language the meshModel. Each individual object in this meshModel is called a meshObject. To resolve ambiguity we're prefixing entities in the meshModel using the
The figure and table below explain the relation of the most important concepts in the meshModel.
|meshUser||An individual user account. Roles define its level of access and permissions.|
|meshPartner||Partners administrate and support a meshcloud installation.|
|meshCustomer||A DevOps Team that manages its own meshProjects and permissions|
|meshCustomerUserGroup||A group of users on a meshCustomer, that can be granted access via roles.|
|meshProject||A multi-cloud project owned by a meshCustomer|
|meshTenant||An isolated environment in a specific cloud platform, e.g. an AWS Account.|
|meshLandingZone||Defines configuration and governance policies for cloud environments.|
|meshPlatform||An individual cloud platform connected to meshcloud.|
|meshLocation||A grouping of meshPlatforms, e.g. by geographic region.|
The meshPanel is the self-service user interface for meshStack and provides different control planes to manage various aspects of your meshObjects depending on your rights:
Manage the access of your team members in your meshCustomer, change the tags or check the available payment methods for your meshCustomer.
Get an overview of all locations and their platforms of your meshProject. Add new team members to it or change the payment methods of your project.
The above description serve as an example what you are able to do as Customer Admin. Check out meshCustomer Roles for more details.
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