[dev] [nova] API updates week 18-48

Ghanshyam Mann gmann at ghanshyammann.com
Wed Nov 28 10:03:36 UTC 2018

Hi All, 

Please find the Nova API highlights of this week. 

Weekly Office Hour: 

No Office hour (Alex was not online)
- I  did bug triage during that time. Triaged 5 bugs and updated the API bug report etherpad. 

Planned Features : 
Below are the API related features for Stein. Ref - https://etherpad.openstack.org/p/stein-nova-subteam-tracking (feel free to add API item there if you are working or found any). NOTE: sequence order are not the priority, they are listed as per their start date. 

1. Handling a down cell 
- https://blueprints.launchpad.net/nova/+spec/handling-down-cell 
- https://review.openstack.org/#/q/topic:bp/handling-down-cell+(status:open+OR+status:merged) 
- Weekly Progress: tssurya has progress on this and discussin with matt and melanie . 

2. Servers Ips non-unique network names : 
- https://blueprints.launchpad.net/nova/+spec/servers-ips-non-unique-network-names 
- Spec Merged 
- https://review.openstack.org/#/q/topic:bp/servers-ips-non-unique-network-names+(status:open+OR+status:merged) 
- Weekly Progress: No progress. I will take care of this after api policy improvement spec update. 

3. Volume multiattach enhancements: 
- https://blueprints.launchpad.net/nova/+spec/volume-multiattach-enhancements 
- https://review.openstack.org/#/q/topic:bp/volume-multiattach-enhancements+(status:open+OR+status:merged) 
- Weekly Progress: No progress. 

4. Add API ref guideline for body text (takashin) 
- https://review.openstack.org/#/c/605628/ 
- Weekly Progress: It has one +2 and need one more +2.

5. Detach and attach boot volumes: 
- https://blueprints.launchpad.net/nova/+spec/detach-boot-volume
- https://review.openstack.org/#/q/topic:bp/detach-boot-volume+(status:open+OR+status:merged) 
- Weekly Progress: No progress. 

6. Nova API policy updates 
Spec: https://review.openstack.org/#/c/547850/ 
- Weekly Progress: No progress in this week. I will update  the spec next week. 

7. Nova API cleanup 
Spec: https://review.openstack.org/#/c/603969/ 
- Weekly Progress: Updated the spec with review comment and added 2 more cleanup listed in etherpad

8. Support deleting data volume when destroy instance(Brin Zhang) 
- https://review.openstack.org/#/c/580336/ 
- Weekly Progress: No Progress this week. Waiting for spec review.

1. API Extensions merge work 
- https://blueprints.launchpad.net/nova/+spec/api-extensions-merge-stein 
- https://review.openstack.org/#/q/project:openstack/nova+branch:master+topic:bp/api-extensions-merge-stein+status:open 
- Weekly Progress: This was COMPLETED few weeks back itself. 

2. Boot instance specific storage backend 
- https://blueprints.launchpad.net/nova/+spec/boot-instance-specific-storage-backend 
- https://review.openstack.org/#/q/topic:bp/boot-instance-specific-storage-backend+(status:open+OR+status:merged) 
- Weekly Progress: COMPLETED 

This week Bug Progress: https://etherpad.openstack.org/p/nova-api-weekly-bug-report 

Critical: 0->0 
High importance: 1->1 
By Status: 
New: 5->2 
Confirmed/Triage: 32-> 32 
In-progress: 36->35
Incomplete: 5->6 
Total: 78->75 

NOTE- There might be some bug which are not tagged as 'api' or 'api-ref', those are not in above list. Tag such bugs so that we can keep our eyes. 


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