[openstack-dev] [NFV][Telco] pxe-boot

Pasquale Porreca pasquale.porreca at dektech.com.au
Wed Dec 10 15:42:45 UTC 2014

Well, one of the main reason to choose an open source product is to 
avoid vendor lock-in. I think it is not
advisableto embed in the software running in an instance a call to 
OpenStack specific services.

On 12/10/14 00:20, Joe Gordon wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 3, 2014 at 1:16 AM, Pasquale Porreca 
> <pasquale.porreca at dektech.com.au 
> <mailto:pasquale.porreca at dektech.com.au>> wrote:
>     The use case we were thinking about is a Network Function (e.g.
>     IMS Nodes) implementation in which the high availability is based
>     on OpenSAF. In this scenario there is an Active/Standby cluster of
>     2 System Controllers (SC) plus several Payloads (PL) that boot
>     from network, controlled by the SC. The logic of which service to
>     deploy on each payload is inside the SC.
>     In OpenStack both SCs and PLs will be instances running in the
>     cloud, anyway the PLs should still boot from network under the
>     control of the SC. In fact to use Glance to store the image for
>     the PLs and keep the control of the PLs in the SC, the SC should
>     trigger the boot of the PLs with requests to Nova/Glance, but an
>     application running inside an instance should not directly
>     interact with a cloud infrastructure service like Glance or Nova.
> Why not? This is a fairly common practice.

Pasquale Porreca

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