[openstack-dev] [neutron][nova][oslo] Common backoff & timeout utils
amrith at tesora.com
Wed Apr 20 21:07:12 UTC 2016
Are you thinking of implementing something which would perform exponentially backed off calls to some arbitrary function till that method returns with something other than a timeout?
I think that would be very versatile, and useful in a wide variety of places.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Davanum Srinivas [mailto:davanum at gmail.com]
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> Sounds good to me Boden.
> -- Dims
> On Wed, Apr 20, 2016 at 4:10 PM, Boden Russell <bodenvmw at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Today there are a number of places in nova, neutron and perhaps
> > elsewhere that employ backoff + timeout strategies (see  - ).
> > While we are working towards a unified approach in neutron for RPC
> > , it appears such logic could benefit the greater community as a
> > reusable oslo implementation.
> > IMHO such an oslo implementation could:
> > - Enable backoff/timeout irrespective of client/transport. This would
> > allow the utils to be used with various clients (HTTP, AMQP RPC, etc.).
> > - Support namespacing as inspired by the existing neutron patch .
> > - In the future, perhaps, allow multiple (pluggable) backoff
> > strategies to be used (e.g. configurable backoff).
> > Anyone adverse to me crafting an initial oslo patch to kick-off the
> > details on this one?
> > Thanks
> > 
> > https://github.com/openstack/nova/blob/master/nova/conductor/api.py#L1
> > 62
> > 
> > https://github.com/openstack/nova/blob/3cdaa30566c17a2add5d9163a0693c9
> > 7dc1d065b/nova/scheduler/utils.py#L356
> > 
> > https://github.com/openstack/neutron/blob/dd4f1253c951d78a5b497680dfb3
> > 1317ba469a58/neutron/agent/l3/agent.py#L224
> > 
> > https://github.com/openstack/neutron/blob/42c6f05f2904cd4c01bcd3f79b19
> > 66489f5ad3c1/neutron/plugins/ml2/drivers/openvswitch/agent/ovs_dvr_neu
> > tron_agent.py#L189  https://review.openstack.org/#/c/280595/
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