[openstack-dev] [all]Big Tent Mode within respective projects
boris at pavlovic.me
Thu Jun 4 11:46:24 UTC 2015
> At this time, Neutron is the only project that has done any splitting out
> of driver and advanced services repos. Other projects have discussed doing
> this, but, at least in Nova, that discussion was put on hold for the time
> being. Last I remember, we agreed that we would clean up, stabilize and
> document the virt driver API in Nova before any splitting of driver repos
> would be feasible.
Imho not only Neutron has this. ;)
Rally support out of tree plugins as well and I saw already some third
On Thu, Jun 4, 2015 at 2:08 PM, John Garbutt <john at johngarbutt.com> wrote:
> On 3 June 2015 at 13:39, Jay Pipes <jaypipes at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 06/03/2015 08:25 AM, Zhipeng Huang wrote:
> >> Hi All,
> >> As I understand, Neutron by far has the clearest big tent mode via its
> >> in-tree/out-of-tree decomposition, thanks to Kyle and other Neutron team
> >> members effort.
> >> So my question is, is it the same for the other projects? For example,
> >> does Nova also have the project-level Big Tent Mode Neutron has?
> > Hi Zhipeng,
> > At this time, Neutron is the only project that has done any splitting
> out of
> > driver and advanced services repos. Other projects have discussed doing
> > this, but, at least in Nova, that discussion was put on hold for the time
> > being. Last I remember, we agreed that we would clean up, stabilize and
> > document the virt driver API in Nova before any splitting of driver repos
> > would be feasible.
> +1 to jay's comment.
> I see Nova's mission as providing a solid interoperable API experience
> to on-demand compute resources. Right now, thats happening best by
> keeping things in tree, but we are doing work to make other options
> I actually see the existence of projects such as Cinder, Heat and
> Magnum as success stories born out of Nova saying no to expanding our
> scope (and in the case of Cinder, actively trying to reduce our
> scope). I hope more of both of those things will happen in the future.
> If we had accepted these efforts into Nova, they would not have had
> the freedom they get by living inside OpenStack, but outside of
> Compute. Something the big tent makes much easier to deal with. I
> don't think they would have gained much by being inside the compute
> project, mostly because we are all crazy busy looking after Nova.
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