[openstack-dev] [Openstack-operators] The state of nova-network to neutron migration

Kyle Mestery mestery at mestery.com
Fri Dec 19 17:28:28 UTC 2014

On Fri, Dec 19, 2014 at 10:59 AM, Anita Kuno <anteaya at anteaya.info> wrote:
> Rather than waste your time making excuses let me state where we are and
> where I would like to get to, also sharing my thoughts about how you can
> get involved if you want to see this happen as badly as I have been told
> you do.
> Where we are:
>     * a great deal of foundation work has been accomplished to achieve
> parity with nova-network and neutron to the extent that those involved
> are ready for migration plans to be formulated and be put in place
>     * a summit session happened with notes and intentions[0]
>     * people took responsibility and promptly got swamped with other
> responsibilities
>     * spec deadlines arose and in neutron's case have passed
>     * currently a neutron spec [1] is a work in progress (and it needs
> significant work still) and a nova spec is required and doesn't have a
> first draft or a champion
> Where I would like to get to:
>     * I need people in addition to Oleg Bondarev to be available to help
> come up with ideas and words to describe them to create the specs in a
> very short amount of time (Oleg is doing great work and is a fabulous
> person, yay Oleg, he just can't do this alone)
>     * specifically I need a contact on the nova side of this complex
> problem, similar to Oleg on the neutron side
>     * we need to have a way for people involved with this effort to find
> each other, talk to each other and track progress
>     * we need to have representation at both nova and neutron weekly
> meetings to communicate status and needs
> We are at K-2 and our current status is insufficient to expect this work
> will be accomplished by the end of K-3. I will be championing this work,
> in whatever state, so at least it doesn't fall off the map. If you would
> like to help this effort please get in contact. I will be thinking of
> ways to further this work and will be communicating to those who
> identify as affected by these decisions in the most effective methods of
> which I am capable.
> Thank you to all who have gotten us as far as well have gotten in this
> effort, it has been a long haul and you have all done great work. Let's
> keep going and finish this.
> Thank you,
> Anita.
> Thank you for volunteering to drive this effort Anita, I am very happy
about this. I support you 100%.

I'd like to point out that we really need a point of contact on the nova
side, similar to Oleg on the Neutron side. IMHO, this is step 1 here to
continue moving this forward.


> [0] https://etherpad.openstack.org/p/kilo-nova-nova-network-to-neutron
> [1] https://review.openstack.org/#/c/142456/
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