[placement][ironic][blazar][ptg] "direct baremetal reservations" with ironic+blazar

Dmitry Tantsur dtantsur at redhat.com
Tue Apr 9 16:48:49 UTC 2019

On 4/9/19 1:56 PM, Chris Dent wrote:
> The etherpad [1] doesn't have any additional notes besides the topic
> but the general questions are:
> * Do people want to do baremetal reservations with some combination
>    of Ironic, Placement and Blazar, now or ever?

There was at least one person at the Berlin Ops meetup who wanted this.

> * What about Ironic and Placement, sans-Nova?

I suspect we'll see more people realizing that Placement != Nova. I think for 
now people still assume it.

> * If so, what would need to happen to make those things possible?
> Based on my observations at the recent OpenInfra Days UK, I'd say
> there's definitely an underserved need for this kind of
> functionality. From the Placement side of things I would guess
> there's little that would need to be done; it's more a matter of
> getting other pieces and parts getting data in and out of Placement.
> Discuss...
> [1] https://etherpad.openstack.org/p/placement-ptg-train

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