[openstack-dev] [nova] future fate of nova-network?

Davanum Srinivas davanum at gmail.com
Fri Nov 15 19:36:59 UTC 2013

fyi. gate-tempest-devstack-vm-neutron-large-ops is now a bit more
stable (compare [1] and [2]) with the Nova change [3]. Joe earlier
posted a call to arms [4] yesterday.

[1] http://logstash.openstack.org/#eyJzZWFyY2giOiJcIkZpbmlzaGVkOiBGQUlMVVJFXCIgQU5EIGJ1aWxkX25hbWU6XCJnYXRlLXRlbXBlc3QtZGV2c3RhY2stdm0tbmV1dHJvbi1sYXJnZS1vcHNcIiAiLCJmaWVsZHMiOltdLCJvZmZzZXQiOjAsInRpbWVmcmFtZSI6IjYwNDgwMCIsImdyYXBobW9kZSI6ImNvdW50IiwidGltZSI6eyJ1c2VyX2ludGVydmFsIjowfSwic3RhbXAiOjEzODQ1NDM3NDgzODcsIm1vZGUiOiIiLCJhbmFseXplX2ZpZWxkIjoiIn0=
[2] http://logstash.openstack.org/#eyJzZWFyY2giOiJcIkZpbmlzaGVkOiBTVUNDRVNTXCIgQU5EIGJ1aWxkX25hbWU6XCJnYXRlLXRlbXBlc3QtZGV2c3RhY2stdm0tbmV1dHJvbi1sYXJnZS1vcHNcIiIsImZpZWxkcyI6W10sIm9mZnNldCI6MCwidGltZWZyYW1lIjoiNjA0ODAwIiwiZ3JhcGhtb2RlIjoiY291bnQiLCJ0aW1lIjp7InVzZXJfaW50ZXJ2YWwiOjB9LCJzdGFtcCI6MTM4NDU0MzgxOTg1MCwibW9kZSI6IiIsImFuYWx5emVfZmllbGQiOiIifQ==
[3] https://review.openstack.org/#/c/56075/
[4] http://markmail.org/message/lelobpwkle34sh4a

On Fri, Nov 15, 2013 at 2:21 PM, Russell Bryant <rbryant at redhat.com> wrote:
> On 11/15/2013 01:26 PM, Lorin Hochstein wrote:
>> Was the fate of nova-network discussed at the icehouse summit?
> Yes. [1][2]
>> In particular, has there been a decision made about whether it will
>> definitely be deprecated in some (as yet unspecified) future release, or
>> whether it will continue to be supported for the foreseeable future?
> We want to deprecate it.  There are some things blocking moving forward
> with this.  In short:
> 1) Feature parity (primarily something that satisfies performance and HA
> requirements addressed by nova-network in multi-host mode)
> 2) Testing and quality parity.  The status of Neutron testing in the
> gate is far inferior to the testing done against nova-network.
> I'm personally more worried about #2 than #1 at this point.
> A major issue is that very few people actually stepped up and agreed to
> help with #2 at the summit [2].  Only one person signed up to work on
> tempest issues.  Nobody signed up to help with grenade.  If this doesn't
> happen, nova-network can't be deprecated, IMO.
> If significant progress isn't made ASAP this cycle, and ideally by
> mid-cycle so we can change directions if necessary, then we'll have to
> discuss what next step to take.  That may include un-freezing
> nova-network so that various people holding on to enhancements to
> nova-network can start submitting them back.  It's a last resort, but I
> consider it on the table.
> [1] https://etherpad.openstack.org/p/icehouse-neutron-nova-parity
> [2] https://etherpad.openstack.org/p/icehouse-summit-qa-neutron
> --
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