[openstack-dev] [Keystone] SQLite support (migrations, work-arounds, and more), is it worth it?

Monty Taylor mordred at inaugust.com
Sat Apr 4 02:44:44 UTC 2015

On 04/03/2015 08:55 PM, Morgan Fainberg wrote:
> I am looking forward to the Liberty cycle and seeing the special
> casing we do for SQLite in our migrations (and elsewhere). My
> inclination is that we should (similar to the deprecation of
> eventlet) deprecate support for SQLite in Keystone. In Liberty we
> will have a full functional test suite that can (and will) be used to
> validate everything against much more real environments instead of
> in-process “eventlet-like” test-keystone-services; the “Restful test
> cases” will no longer be part of the standard unit tests (as they are
> functional testing). With this change I’m inclined to say SQLite
> (being the non-production usable DB) what it is we should look at
> dropping migration support for SQLite and the custom work-arounds.
> Most deployers and developers (as far as I know) use devstack and
> MySQL or Postgres to really suss out DB interactions.
> I am looking for feedback from the community on the general stance
> for SQLite, and more specifically the benefit (if any) of supporting
> it in Keystone.


(yes please)

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