[openstack-dev] [kolla][tc][openstack-helm][tripleo]propose retire kolla-kubernetes project

Jeremy Stanley fungi at yuggoth.org
Sat Mar 31 23:16:43 UTC 2018

On 2018-03-31 22:07:03 +0000 (+0000), Steven Dake (stdake) wrote:
> The problems raised in this thread (tension - tight coupling -
> second class citizens - stratification) was predicted early on -
> prior to Kolla 1.0.  That prediction led to the creation of a
> technical solution - the Kolla API.   This API permits anyone to
> reuse the containers as they see fit if they conform their
> implementation to the API.  The API is not specifically tied to
> the Ansible deployment technology.  Instead the API is tied to the
> varying requirements that various deployment teams have had in the
> past around generalized requirements for making container
> lifecycle management a reality while running OpenStack services
> and their dependencies inside containers.

Thanks! That's where my fuzzy thought process was leading. Existence
of a stable API guarantee rather than treating the API as "whatever
kolla-ansible does" significantly increases the chances of other
projects being able to rely on kolla's images in the long term.
Jeremy Stanley
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