[nova-lxd] retiring nova-lxd

Martinx - ジェームズ thiagocmartinsc at gmail.com
Fri Jul 12 15:42:46 UTC 2019

Oh, that's very sad news... I was about to deploy a relatively big
OpenStack Cloud (for ~500 LXD Instances) running on nova-lxd but now, I'll
cancel it.
No more bare-metal cloud?!   :-(

On Wed, 10 Jul 2019 at 09:08, James Page <james.page at canonical.com> wrote:

> Hi All
> I’m slightly sad to announce that we’re retiring the LXD driver for Nova
> aka “nova-lxd”.
> Developing a driver for Nova for container based machines has been a fun
> and technically challenging ride over the last four years but we’ve never
> really seen any level of serious production deployment; as a result we’ve
> decided that it’s time to call it a day for nova-lxd.
> I’d like to thank all of the key contributors for their efforts over the
> years - specifically Chuck Short, Paul Hummer, Chris MacNaughton, Sahid
> Orentino and Alex Kavanaugh who have led or contributed to the development
> of the driver over its lifetime.
> I’ll be raising a review to leave a note for future followers as to the
> fate of nova-lxd.  If anyone else would like to continue development of the
> driver they are more than welcome to revert my commit and become a part of
> the development team!
> We’ll continue to support our current set of stable branches for another
> ~12 months.
> Note that development of LXD and the pylxd Python module continues; its
> just the integration of OpenStack with LXD that we’re ceasing development
> of.
> Regards
> James
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