[openstack-dev] [all] [tc] [PTL] Cascading vs. Cells – summit recap and move forward

Jay Pipes jaypipes at gmail.com
Thu Dec 11 17:58:21 UTC 2014

On 12/11/2014 04:02 AM, joehuang wrote:
> [joehuang] The major challenge for VDF use case is cross OpenStack
> networking for tenants. The tenant's VM/Volume may be allocated in
> different data centers geographically, but virtual network
> (L2/L3/FW/VPN/LB) should be built for each tenant automatically and
> isolated between tenants. Keystone federation can help authorization
> automation, but the cross OpenStack network automation challenge is
> still there. Using prosperity orchestration layer can solve the
> automation issue, but VDF don't like prosperity API in the
> north-bound, because no ecosystem is available. And other issues, for
> example, how to distribute image, also cannot be solved by Keystone
> federation.

What is "prosperity orchestration layer" and "prosperity API"?

> [joehuang] This is the ETSI requirement and use cases specification
> for NFV. ETSI is the home of the Industry Specification Group for
> NFV. In Figure 14 (virtualization of EPC) of this document, you can
> see that the operator's  cloud including many data centers to provide
> connection service to end user by inter-connected VNFs. The
> requirements listed in
> (https://wiki.openstack.org/wiki/TelcoWorkingGroup) is mainly about
> the requirements from specific VNF(like IMS, SBC, MME, HSS, S/P GW
> etc) to run over cloud, eg. migrate the traditional telco. APP from
> prosperity hardware to cloud. Not all NFV requirements have been
> covered yet. Forgive me there are so many telco terms here.

What is "prosperity hardware"?


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