[openstack-dev] [Nova][Neutron] nova-network in Icehouse and beyond

Russell Bryant rbryant at redhat.com
Wed Jan 29 21:36:29 UTC 2014

On 01/29/2014 04:20 PM, Kashyap Chamarthy wrote:
> On 01/29/2014 11:34 PM, Russell Bryant wrote:
> [. . .]
>> There's a bit of a bigger set of questions here, too ...
>> Should nova-network *ever* go away?  Or will there always just be a
>> choice between the basic/legacy nova-network option, and the new fancy
>> SDN-enabling Neutron option?  Is the Neutron team's time better spent on
>> OpenDaylight integration than the existing open source plugins?
> I'll keep in mind you called these as 'bigger set of questions', that
> said -- I hope your above question will not be misinterpreted as in open
> source plugins can be treated as second-class citizens.
> If I'm saying something silly, don't hesitate to call me out.

Note that the alternative I mentioned is another open source thing.

Neutron must have a production viable, completely open source option to
ever be considered a replacement for anything, IMO, as noted in my first
message in this thread..

>> Depending on the answers to those questions, the non-visible no-downtime
>> migration path may be a less important issue.

Russell Bryant

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