[openstack-dev] [neutron][nova] New specs on routed networking

Rohit Agarwalla (roagarwa) roagarwa at cisco.com
Thu Nov 6 09:23:27 UTC 2014

A reminder for folks interested that we'll have a BoF discussion on Routed
Network model (without L2) at 12.30 pm today.
I'll have the Neutron placard on one of the table outside Manet room (at
Le Meridien) for folks to find us.



On 10/28/14 2:50 PM, "Carl Baldwin" <carl at ecbaldwin.net> wrote:

>On Tue, Oct 28, 2014 at 3:07 PM, Rohit Agarwalla (roagarwa)
><roagarwa at cisco.com> wrote:
>> Agreed. The way I'm thinking about this is that tenants shouldn't care
>> the underlying implementation is - L2 or L3. As long as the connectivity
>> requirements are met using the model/API, end users should be fine.
>> The data center network design should be an administrators decision
>>based on
>> the implementation mechanism that has been configured for OpenStack.
>Many API users won't care about the L2 details.  This could be a
>compelling alternative for them.  However, some do.  The L2 details
>seem to matter an awful lot to many NFV use cases.  It might be that
>this alternative is just not compelling for those.  Not to say it
>isn't compelling overall though.
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