[openstack-dev] Is the pendulum swinging on PaaS layers?

Chris Dent cdent+os at anticdent.org
Fri May 19 13:04:58 UTC 2017

On Fri, 19 May 2017, Duncan Thomas wrote:

> On 19 May 2017 at 12:24, Sean Dague <sean at dague.net> wrote:
>> I do get the concerns of extra logic in Nova, but the decision to break
>> up the working compute with network and storage problem space across 3
>> services and APIs doesn't mean we shouldn't still make it easy to
>> express some pretty basic and common intents.
> Given that we've similar needs for retries and race avoidance in and
> between glance, nova, cinder and neutron, and a need or orchestrate
> between at least these three (arguably other infrastructure projects
> too, I'm not trying to get into specifics), maybe the answer is to put
> that logic in a new service, that talks to those four, and provides a
> nice simple API, while allowing the cinder, nova etc APIs to remove
> things like internal retries?

This is what enamel was going to be, but we got stalled out because
of lack of resources and the usual raft of other commitments:


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