[openstack-dev] [oslo][oslo.messaging] Call to deprecate the 'pika' driver in the oslo.messaging project
davanum at gmail.com
Mon May 15 18:27:36 UTC 2017
On Mon, May 15, 2017 at 2:08 PM, Ken Giusti <kgiusti at gmail.com> wrote:
> It was decided at the oslo.messaging forum at summit that the pika
> driver will be marked as deprecated  for removal.
[dims} +1 from me.
> The pika driver is another rabbitmq-based driver. It was developed as
> a replacement for the current rabbit driver (rabbit://). The pika
> driver is based on the 'pika' rabbitmq client library , rather than
> the kombu library  of the current rabbitmq driver. The pika
> library was recommended by the rabbitmq community a couple of summits
> ago as a better client than the kombu client.
> However, testing done against this driver did not show "appreciable
> difference in performance or reliability" over the existing rabbitmq
> Given this, and the recent departure of some very talented
> contributors, the consensus is to deprecate pika and recommend users
> stay with the original rabbitmq driver.
> The plan is to mark the driver as deprecated in Pike, removal in Rocky.
>  https://etherpad.openstack.org/p/BOS_Forum_Oslo.Messaging_driver_recommendations
> (~ line 80)
>  https://github.com/pika/pika
>  https://github.com/celery/kombu
> Ken Giusti (kgiusti at gmail.com)
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