[openstack-dev] [ironic] Tenks

James LaBarre jlabarre at redhat.com
Wed Oct 3 16:09:16 UTC 2018

On 10/2/18 10:37 AM, Mark Goddard wrote:
> On Tue, 2 Oct 2018 at 14:03, Jay Pipes <jaypipes at gmail.com 
> <mailto:jaypipes at gmail.com>> wrote:
>     On 10/02/2018 08:58 AM, Mark Goddard wrote:
>     > Tenks is a project for managing 'virtual bare metal clusters'.
>     It aims
>     > to be a drop-in replacement for the various scripts and
>     templates that
>     > exist in the Ironic devstack plugin for creating VMs to act as bare
>     > metal nodes in development and test environments. Similar code
>     exists in
>     > Bifrost and TripleO, and probably other places too. By focusing
>     on one
>     > project, we can ensure that it works well, and provides all the
>     features
>     > necessary as support for bare metal in the cloud evolves.
>     How does Tenks relate to OVB?
>     https://openstack-virtual-baremetal.readthedocs.io/en/latest/introduction.html
> Good question. As far as I'm aware, OVB is a tool for using an 
> OpenStack cloud to host the virtual bare metal nodes, and is typically 
> used for testing TripleO. Tenks does not rule out supporting this use 
> case in future, but currently operates more like the Ironic devstack 
> plugin, using libvirt/KVM/QEMU as the virtualisation provider.

I'm presuming, as Tenks is supposed to support multiple hypervisors, 
that a multi-arch environment would be supported (different node types 
on different architectures).  Or does this even enter into the 

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