[openstack-dev] A new nova service? nova-periodic?

Michael Still mikal at stillhq.com
Sat Jan 12 08:28:02 UTC 2013

On Tue, Nov 20, 2012 at 1:57 PM, Michael Still
<michael.still at canonical.com> wrote:

> What do people think about adding another nova service which runs beside
> nova-compute and runs periodic tasks which don't need any sort of shared
> global state with nova-compute? We could do it with a flag so that the
> default remains to use nova-compute for these periodic tasks, but if you
> "opt in" they're done with a nova-periodic instead.

Now that the periodic tasks refactor is done, I've just sent off a
code review which implements a external periodic task runner. Its at


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