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

Peter Penchev openstack-dev at storpool.com
Fri Mar 16 17:18:18 UTC 2018

On Fri, Mar 16, 2018 at 09:39:14AM -0700, Dan Smith 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? People keep saying that "cinder is where I
> put my storage, that's how I want to back my instances" when it comes to
> justifying BFV, and that argument is starting to resonate with me more
> and more.

Um, that's what we have os-brick for, isn't it?  And yes, we also have
an os-brick connector for the "STORPOOL" connection type that is also
part of the Queens release.

Best regards,

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