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Thursday, October 18 • 4:10pm - 4:50pm
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It would seem useful to be able to disconnect nova scheduling from nova and make it a more generic instance scheduler that gets instance information from some set of datasources and can use that information to make complicated allocation decisions (say for groups of instances and such) as a new service.

The nova-api would basically treat scheduling as a blackbox, letting whatever management system that does the scheduling be hidden behind a set of web service apis. Nova-api would then just be 'dumb' and would be responsible for telling those instances what to start (with whatever associated data) and letting nova focus on virtualization and not scheduling (which seems good).

Thursday October 18, 2012 4:10pm - 4:50pm PDT
Emma AB

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