[openstack-dev] [tc] [all] OpenStack moving both too fast and too slow at the same time

John Griffith john.griffith8 at gmail.com
Fri May 5 20:04:43 UTC 2017

On Fri, May 5, 2017 at 11:24 AM, Chris Friesen <chris.friesen at windriver.com>

> On 05/05/2017 10:48 AM, Chris Dent wrote:
> Would it be accurate to say, then, that from your perpsective the
>> tendency of OpenStack to adopt new projects willy nilly contributes
>> to the sense of features winning out over deployment, configuration
>> and usability issues?
> Personally I don't care about the new projects...if I'm not using them I
> can ignore them, and if I am using them then I'll pay attention to them.
> But within existing established projects there are some odd gaps.
> Like nova hasn't implemented cold-migration or resize (or live-migration)
> of an instance with LVM local storage if you're using libvirt.
> Image properties get validated, but not flavor extra-specs or instance
> metadata.
> Cinder theoretically supports LVM/iSCSI, but if you actually try to use it
> for anything stressful it falls over.

​Oh really?​

​I'd love some detail on this.  What falls over?

> Some of the database pruning tools don't cover all the tables so the DB
> gets bigger over time.
> I'm sure there are historical reasons for all of these, I'm just pointing
> out some of the things that were surprising to me.
> Chris
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