[openstack-dev] [Nova] New API requirements, review of GCE

Michael Still mikal at stillhq.com
Wed Nov 20 00:07:14 UTC 2013

On Wed, Nov 20, 2013 at 11:00 AM, Sean Dague <sean at dague.net> wrote:
> On 11/19/2013 03:46 PM, Robert Collins wrote:

>> As long as the metadataservice doesn't move out :) - that one I think
>> is pretty core and we have no native replacement [configdrive is not a
>> replacement :P].
> Slightly off tangent thread.
> So we recently moved devstack gate to do con fig drive instead of metadata
> service, and life was good (no one really noticed). In what ways is
> configdrive insufficient compared to metadata service? And is that something
> that we should be tackling?

Config drive and the metadata service present exactly the same data.
The only difference is how it is accessed. There is no reason to think
that config drive should go away any time soon.


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