[Openstack] Announcing Manila Project (Shared Filesystems Management)

Martinx - ジェームズ thiagocmartinsc at gmail.com
Thu Sep 26 23:55:08 UTC 2013


I'm using NetApp in my office for KVM Hypervisors and OpenStack (not backed
by NetApp) for a private cloud, it will be awesome to watch the growth of
this project!

Today I'm using Cinder plus a Instance with NFS + SMB to share it within
each tenant's networks.


On 26 September 2013 20:30, Caitlin Bestler <caitlin.bestler at nexenta.com>wrote:

> On 9/24/2013 5:50 PM, Swartzlander, Ben wrote:
>> I'm proud to announce the official launching of the Manila project.
>> Manila is a new service designed to do for shared filesystems what
>> Cinder has done for blocks storage. The project provides a vendor
>> neutral API for provisioning and attaching filesystem-based storage such
>> as NFS, CIFS, and hopefully many other network filesystems. The actual
>> code is heavily based on Cinder. The project has been under development
>> for quite some time and is now on StackForge and ready for contributions
>> from the wider community.
>> Our project page is here: https://launchpad.net/manila
>> We hold weekly meetings on Thursdays at 15:00 UTC in
>> #openstack-meeting-alt. You can also find us more or less any time in
>> #openstack-manila.
>> thanks,
>> Ben Swartzlander (bswartz)
>> NetApp, Inc.
> This project looks to be off to a solid start. Providing file as well as
> object and block is really needed to provide complete storage services
> for OpenStack.
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