[openstack-dev] [Neutron] - Joining the team - interested in a Debian Developer and experienced Python and Network programmer?
devvesa at gmail.com
Tue Apr 14 07:41:23 UTC 2015
I'll attend the next L3 meeting this Thurdsay so we can revive the BGP
work for Liberty. Sorry for being absent for many weeks.
Thanks for your interest on it.
On Mon, 13 Apr 2015 11:32, Carl Baldwin wrote:
> Hi, I'm getting back from a little time off over the weekend.
> Artem Dmytrenko and Jaume Devesa have done great work  with me over
> the last year figuring out how to integrate routing protocols with
> Neutron. We have had to exhibit some patience as this work has not
> yet bubbled to the top of the team's overall priority list. However,
> I think it is an important part of Neutron's future. I've started
> putting up some blueprints to get this back on track. The first one
> here  lays some ground work.
> I invite you to come discuss more at our L3 meeeting on Thurdays at
> 1500 UTC . There is a bit more information about BGP/dynamic
> routing on the team page.
>  https://review.openstack.org/#/c/125401/
>  https://review.openstack.org/#/c/172244/
>  https://wiki.openstack.org/wiki/Meetings/Neutron-L3-Subteam
> On Thu, Apr 9, 2015 at 8:26 AM, Mathieu Rohon <mathieu.rohon at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi Matt,
> > Jaume did an awesome work at proposing and implementing a framework for
> > announcing public IP with a BGP speaker .
> > Unfortunately, the spec hasn't been merged in kilo. Hope it will be
> > resubmitted in L.
> > Your proposal seems to be a mix of Jaume proposal and HA router design?
> > We also play with a BGP speaker (BagPipe, derived from ExaBGP, written in
> > python) for IPVPN attachment .
> > https://blueprints.launchpad.net/neutron/+spec/bgp-dynamic-routing
> > https://launchpad.net/bgpvpn
> > https://github.com/Orange-OpenSource/bagpipe-bgp
> > On Thu, Apr 9, 2015 at 3:54 PM, Kyle Mestery <mestery at mestery.com> wrote:
> >> On Thu, Apr 9, 2015 at 2:13 AM, Matt Grant <matt at mattgrant.net.nz> wrote:
> >>> Hi!
> >>> I am just wondering what the story is about joining the neutron team.
> >>> Could you tell me if you are looking for new contributors?
> >> We're always looking for someone new to participate! Thanks for reaching
> >> out!
> >>> Previously I have programmed OSPFv2 in Zebra/Quagga, and worked as a
> >>> router developer for Allied Telesyn. I also have extensive Python
> >>> programming experience, having worked on the DNS Management System.
> >> Sounds like you have extensive experience programming network elements. :)
> >>> I have been experimenting with IPv6 since 2008 on my own home network,
> >>> and I am currently installing a Juno Openstack cluster to learn ho
> >>> things tick.
> >> Great, this will give you an overview of things.
> >>> Have you guys ever figured out how to do a hybrid L3 North/South Neutron
> >>> router that propagates tenant routes and networks into OSPF/BGP via a
> >>> routing daemon, and uses floating MAC addresses/costed flow rules via
> >>> OVS to fail over to a hot standby router? There are practical use cases
> >>> for such a thing in smaller deployments.
> >> BGP integration with L3 is something we'll look at again for Liberty. Carl
> >> Baldwin leads the L3 work in Neutron, and would be a good person to sync
> >> with on this work item. I suspect he may be looking for people to help
> >> integrate the BGP work in Liberty, this may be a good place for you to jump
> >> in.
> >>> I have a single stand alone example working by turning off
> >>> neutron-l3-agent network name space support, and importing the connected
> >>> interface and static routes into Bird and Birdv6. The AMPQ connection
> >>> back to the neutron-server is via the upstream interface and is secured
> >>> via transport mode IPSEC (just easier than bothering with https/SSL).
> >>> Bird looks easier to run from neutron as they are single process than a
> >>> multi process Quagga implementation. Incidentally, I am running this in
> >>> an LXC container.
> >> Nice!
> >>> Could some one please point me in the right direction. I would love to
> >>> be in Vancouver :-)
> >> If you're not already on #openstack-neutron on Freenode, jump in there.
> >> Plenty of helpful people abound. Since you're in New Zealand, I would
> >> suggest reaching out to Akihiro Motoki (amotoki) on IRC, as he's in Japan
> >> and closer to your timezone.
> >> Thanks!
> >> Kyle
> >>> Best Regards,
> >>> --
> >>> Matt Grant, Debian and Linux Systems Administration and Consulting
> >>> Mobile: 021 0267 0578
> >>> Email: matt at mattgrant.net.nz
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