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

Robert Collins robertc at robertcollins.net
Sat Nov 23 22:10:23 UTC 2013

On 23 November 2013 05:32, Daniel P. Berrange <berrange at redhat.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 22, 2013 at 11:24:18AM -0500, Russell Bryant wrote:
>> A good example is the current discussion around a new scheduling
>> service.  There have been lots of big ideas around this.  Robert Collins
>> just started a thread about a proposal to start this project but with a
>> very strict scope of being able to replace nova-scheduler, and *nothing*
>> more until that's completely done.  I like that approach quite a bit.
> I'd suggest something even stronger. If we want to split out code into
> a new project, we should always follow the approach used for cinder.
> ie the existing fully functional code should be pulled out as is, and
> work then progress from there. That ensures we'd always have feature
> parity from the very start. Yes, you might have to then do a large
> amount of refactoring to get to where you want to be, but IMHO that's
> preferrable to starting something from scratch and forgetting to cover
> existing use cases.

That is precisely what I'm suggesting. Forklift the code to another
place and put in place in nova enough glue to talk to it. Complete
parity, no surprises on performance or anything else. Then start

Anything else is just risk for no benefit.


Robert Collins <rbtcollins at hp.com>
Distinguished Technologist
HP Converged Cloud

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