[openstack-dev] [Neutron] Flavor Framework

Jay Pipes jaypipes at gmail.com
Mon Mar 3 20:37:25 UTC 2014

On Fri, 2014-02-28 at 01:31 -0800, Gary Duan wrote:
> What are the parameters that will be part of flavor definition? As I
> am thinking of it now, the parameter could be performance and capacity
> related, for example, throughput, max. session number and so on; or
> capability related, for example, HA, L7 switching.

I would think the latter -- a capabilities-based descriptor of the
service offering.

> Compared to # of CPU and memory size in Nova flavor, these parameters
> don't seem to have exact definitions across different implementations.
> Or, you think it is not something we need worry about. It's totally
> operator's decision of how to rate different drivers?

I would think it would be fairly easy to create some basic load balancer
types, and then let deployers define other ones, similar to how Nova's
default flavors work.


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