[openstack-dev] [nova] New image backend: StorPool

Duncan Thomas duncan.thomas at gmail.com
Fri Mar 16 20:32:05 UTC 2018

On 16 March 2018 at 16:39, Dan Smith <dms at danplanet.com> wrote:
>> Can you be more specific about what is limiting you when you use
>> volume-backed instances?
> Presumably it's because you're taking a trip over iscsi instead of using
> the native attachment mechanism for the technology that you're using? If
> so, that's a valid argument, but it's hard to see the tradeoff working
> in favor of adding all these drivers to nova as well.
> If cinder doesn't support backend-specific connectors, maybe that's
> something we could work on?

Cinder supports a range of connectors, and there has never been any
opposition in principle to supporting more.

I suggest looking at the RDB support in cinder as an example of a
strongly supported native attachment method.

Duncan Thomas

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