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Placement Update 19-02

Hi! It's a placement update! The main excitement this week is we had a meeting to check in on the state of extraction and figure out the areas that need the most attention. More on that in the extraction section within.

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Work to complete and review changes to …


etcd + placement + virt-install → compute

I've had a few persistent complaints in my four and half years of working on OpenStack, but two that stand out are:

  • The use of RPC—with large complicated objects being passed around on a message bus—to make things happen. It's fragile, noisy, over-complicated, hard to manage, hard to …


Placement Update 19-01

Hello! Here's placement update 19-01. Not a ton to report this week, so this will mostly be updating the lists provided last week.

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As mentioned last week, there will be a meeting next week to discuss what is left before we can pull the trigger on deleting the …


Placement From PyPI

Today the OpenStack placement service has reached something of a milestone: It is now possible to install it from PyPI and make it do its thing. Here's a quick shell script that demonstrates (without keystone). It requires a working python3 development environment but is otherwise self-contained.

Because keystone is not …

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