[Openstack-operators] [openstack-dev] [nova] proposal to postpone nova-network core functionality removal to Stein

Matt Riedemann mriedemos at gmail.com
Thu May 31 20:06:05 UTC 2018


On 5/31/2018 3:04 PM, Matt Riedemann wrote:
> On 5/31/2018 1:35 PM, melanie witt wrote:
>> This cycle at the PTG, we had decided to start making some progress 
>> toward removing nova-network [1] (thanks to those who have helped!) 
>> and so far, we've landed some patches to extract common network 
>> utilities from nova-network core functionality into separate utility 
>> modules. And we've started proposing removal of nova-network REST APIs 
>> [2].
>> At the cells v2 sync with operators forum session at the summit [3], 
>> we learned that CERN is in the middle of migrating from nova-network 
>> to neutron and that holding off on removal of nova-network core 
>> functionality until Stein would help them out a lot to have a safety 
>> net as they continue progressing through the migration.
>> If we recall correctly, they did say that removal of the nova-network 
>> REST APIs would not impact their migration and Surya Seetharaman is 
>> double-checking about that and will get back to us. If so, we were 
>> thinking we can go ahead and work on nova-network REST API removals 
>> this cycle to make some progress while holding off on removing the 
>> core functionality of nova-network until Stein.
>> I wanted to send this to the ML to let everyone know what we were 
>> thinking about this and to receive any additional feedback folks might 
>> have about this plan.
>> Thanks,
>> -melanie
>> [1] https://etherpad.openstack.org/p/nova-ptg-rocky L301
>> [2] https://review.openstack.org/567682
>> [3] 
>> https://etherpad.openstack.org/p/YVR18-cellsv2-migration-sync-with-operators 
>> L30
> As a reminder, this is the etherpad I started to document the nova-net 
> specific compute REST APIs which are candidates for removal:
> https://etherpad.openstack.org/p/nova-network-removal-rocky




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