[openstack-dev] [nova] Feedback for upcoming user survey questionnaire

Rui Chen chenrui.momo at gmail.com
Tue Dec 27 09:21:10 UTC 2016

I have one to users:

- Have you need to add some customized features on upstream Nova code to
meet your special needs? or Nova is out of the box project?


2016-12-27 7:18 GMT+08:00 Jay Pipes <jaypipes at gmail.com>:

> On 12/26/2016 06:08 PM, Matt Riedemann wrote:
>> We have the opportunity to again [1] ask a question in the upcoming user
>> survey which will be conducted in February. We can ask one question and
>> have it directed to either *users* of Nova, people *testing* nova, or
>> people *interested* in using/adopting nova. Given the existing adoption
>> of Nova in OpenStack deployments (98% as of October 2016) I think that
>> sliding scale really only makes sense to direct a question at existing
>> users of the project. It's also suggested that for projects with over
>> 50% adoption to make the question quantitative rather than qualitative.
>> We have until January 9th to submit a question. If you have any
>> quantitative questions about Nova to users, please reply to this thread
>> before then.
>> Personally I tend to be interested in feedback on recent development, so
>> I'd like to ask questions about cells v2 or the placement API, i.e. they
>> were optional in Newton but how many deployments that have upgraded to
>> Newton are deploying those features (maybe also noting they will be
>> required to upgrade to Ocata)? However, the other side of me knows that
>> most major production deployments are also lagging behind by a few
>> releases, and may only now be upgrading, or planning to upgrade, to
>> Mitaka since we've recently end-of-life'd the Liberty release. So asking
>> questions about cells v2 or the placement service is probably premature.
>> It might be better to ask about microversion adoption, i.e. if you're
>> monitoring API request traffic to your cloud, what % of compute API
>> requests are using a microversion > 2.1.
> My vote would be to ask the following question:
> Have you considered using (or already chosen) an alternative to OpenStack
> Nova for launching your software workloads? If you have, please list one to
> three reasons why you chose this alternative.
> Thanks,
> -jay
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