[openstack-dev] Blueprint for Nova native image building
Daniel P. Berrange
berrange at redhat.com
Wed Aug 7 14:55:24 UTC 2013
On Wed, Aug 07, 2013 at 10:44:29AM -0400, Russell Bryant wrote:
> On 08/07/2013 10:34 AM, Russell Bryant wrote:
> >>> That said - if we did service-ify the tool, wouldn't glance be a more
> >>> appropriate place for that sort of thing?
> >> Possibly, though the proof of concept (and we hope our proposed
> >> nova-based re-implementation) can build both glance images and cinder
> >> volume backed images.
> > I like this idea (glance seeming to make more sense conceptually).
> > It seems like the main sticking point is whether or not it can be made
> > to work for all (or most) hypervisors from outside of nova. Can we dig
> > into this point a bit deeper?
> I forgot to mention here that I think targeting glance only as the
> destination is fine. You can create cinder volumes from glance images
That makes sense; only producing glance images as output, avoids needlessly
re-inventing functionality already available elsewhere in our APIs.
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