[openstack-dev] [api] REST limitations and GraghQL inception?

Flint WALRUS gael.therond at gmail.com
Thu May 3 17:55:49 UTC 2018

It seems to be a fair way to do it. I do second the Neutron API as a good

I’ll be happy to give a hand.

@jay I’ve already sum my points upper, but I could definitely have better
exemples if needed.

I’m operating and dealing with a large (really) Openstack platform and
GraphQL would have tremendous performances impacts for sure. But you’re
right proof have to be made.
Le jeu. 3 mai 2018 à 18:57, Ed Leafe <ed at leafe.com> a écrit :

> On May 2, 2018, at 2:40 AM, Gilles Dubreuil <gdubreui at redhat.com> wrote:
> >
> >> • We should get a common consensus before all projects start to
> implement it.
> >
> > This is going to be raised during the API SIG weekly meeting later this
> week.
> > API developers (at least one) from every project are strongly welcomed
> to participate.
> > I suppose it makes sense for the API SIG to be the place to discuss it,
> at least initially.
> It was indeed discussed, and we think that it would be a worthwhile
> experiment. But it would be a difficult, if not impossible, proposal to
> have adopted OpenStack-wide without some data to back it up. So what we
> thought would be a good starting point would be to have a group of
> individuals interested in GraphQL form an informal team and proceed to wrap
> one OpenStack API as a proof-of-concept. Monty Taylor suggested Neutron as
> an excellent candidate, as its API exposes things at an individual table
> level, requiring the client to join that information to get the answers
> they need.
> Once that is done, we could examine the results, and use them as the basis
> for proceeding with something more comprehensive. Does that sound like a
> good approach to (all of) you?
> -- Ed Leafe
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