[openstack-dev] [oslo][oslo.db][keystone] A POC of Keystone over CockroachDB

Thierry Carrez thierry at openstack.org
Wed Sep 6 15:55:46 UTC 2017

Ronan-Alexandre Cherrueau wrote:
> Hi folks,
> Recently in the Inria's Discovery initiative[1], we got in touch with
> CockroachLabs guys with an idea: make Keystone supports CockorachDB. So
> we give it a try and you can find a very first result on our GitHub[2].
> The GitHub project consists of a Vagrant file that spawns a VM with a
> CockroachDB database and then installs Keystone with Devstack using
> CockroachDB as backend.
> CockroachDB claims to support the PostgreSQL protocol. It also provides
> support for SQLAlchemy that mostly inherits from the PostgreSQL one. So,
> making Keystone working with CockroachDB should be easy peasy right?
> Almost! The rest of this email describes what we have done, to make it
> works.
> [...]
Thanks Ronan-Alexandre for the update! Great to see some progress in the
experimentation there.

Thierry Carrez (ttx)

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