[openstack-dev] [nova][scheduler][placement] Allocating Complex Resources

Jay Pipes jaypipes at gmail.com
Wed Jun 7 17:46:52 UTC 2017

On 06/07/2017 01:00 PM, Edward Leafe wrote:
> On Jun 6, 2017, at 9:56 AM, Chris Dent <cdent+os at anticdent.org
> <mailto:cdent+os at anticdent.org>> wrote:
>> For clarity and completeness in the discussion some questions for
>> which we have explicit answers would be useful. Some of these may
>> appear ignorant or obtuse and are mostly things we've been over
>> before. The goal is to draw out some clear statements in the present
>> day to be sure we are all talking about the same thing (or get us
>> there if not) modified for what we know now, compared to what we
>> knew a week or month ago.
> One other question that came up: do we have any examples of any service
> (such as Neutron or Cinder) that would require the modeling for nested
> providers? Or is this confined to Nova?

The Cyborg project (accelerators like FPGAs and some vGPUs) need nested 
resource providers to model the relationship between a virtual resource 
context against an accelerator and the compute node itself.


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