[Openstack] Why GlusterFS should not be integrated with OpenStack

Muralidhar Balcha muralidharb at gmail.com
Tue Sep 10 23:23:09 UTC 2013

I strongly believe this is the wrong forum to discuss pro and cons of a
particular offering here. Obviously no one solution fits all and every
products have merits.

On Tuesday, September 10, 2013, Caitlin Bestler wrote:

> I'm an architect at Nexenta. So not surprisingly I fully agree that
> Gluster is a poor choice for storage in OpenStack.
> However the real question is what criteria storage vendors should be
> judged by the project. These should be
> clearly stated and easily verified. Once compliance is dealt with, judging
> the quality of specific solutions and
> their suitability to specific needs is something that the end users should
> do, not the openstack project.
> The Cinder project has set minimum standards for Volume Drivers for the
> Havana release. Those standards should be applied without debating their
> specifics for Gluster on the mailing list.
> Storage vendors are used to dealing with certification processes. We know
> how to deal with rules that state your software must do X and Y by date Z.
> I would be in full agreement, however, that OpenStack should not
> accommodate an API tailored to Gluster's unique architecture.
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