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Tuesday, October 16 • 1:50pm - 2:30pm
Compute Drivers and Hypervisors

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This session will include the following subject(s):

Splitting out compute to it's own service:

There is a lot going on in nova. I feel that nova is the scheduler and orchestration point for compute services and would like to have a discussion about abstracting the "hypervisor" and "container" services into a defined API and making it easier to maintain features, parity, and enhancements there without touching the core nova code base.

Lock the hypervisor guys in a room:

A general discussion between people who work on the different hypervisors, to ensure that:

- code is shared
- code is outside the hypervisor when at all possible
- different hypervisors have the same behaviours
- great ideas propagate

Specific points I'd like to see discussed are injection (it looks like it shouldn't be hypervisor specific but it is; it's hard to add new file injection methods for unsupported filesystems, different config disks or even different network interface file formats), firewalling, proliferating VIF implementations and device mapping.

Tuesday October 16, 2012 1:50pm - 2:30pm PDT
Emma AB

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