[openstack-dev] [nova][ceilometer][postgresql][gate][telemetry] PostgreSQL gate failure (again)

Sean Dague sean at dague.net
Wed Feb 1 17:15:04 UTC 2017

On 02/01/2017 12:12 PM, gordon chung wrote:
> On 01/02/17 11:42 AM, Monty Taylor wrote:
>> As I mentioned before, I don't think it matters which of the two we pick
>> - although I know _way_ more about MySQL personally and it has a much
>> more proven track record at absurdly large scale - I just argue that we
>> should pick one and then actually design our database interactions based
>> on how that one works.
>> I don't actually expect us to decide to do that, of course. Why would we
>> ever say no to more places for people to express their desire for
>> difference? But I strongly believe it would be in the best interests of
>> OpenStack if we did.
> all for a slimmer openstack.
> so Julien's initial query regarding postgresql. if we only do test one 
> and only one, i don't think it's safe to say we support anything other 
> than that and we should probably be more consistent with this messaging? 
> right now postgresql is not just gated on in places, but can just as 
> easily be configured in dev environments, and is mentioned as supported 
> in our docs[1]. we'd probably have consider all the existing deployments 
> that leverage postgresql and what response to give them on either 
> migrating or some other alternative.
> [1] 
> http://docs.openstack.org/newton/install-guide-rdo/environment-sql-database.html

What were you thinking about the messaging? TC resolution for
deprecation of postgresql as a first class backend?

If setup tools want to support things, that's fine, just they do need to
realize they are owning that support its not coming from upstream.


Sean Dague

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