I have also started to capture some of our discussions here.


On 10/29/14 1:32 AM, "Cory Benfield" <cory.benfi...@metaswitch.com> wrote:

>On Tue, Oct 28, 2014 at 20:01:40, Kevin Benton wrote:
>> I think the simplest use case is just that a provider doesn't want to
>> deal with extending L2 domains all over their datacenter.
>This is the core motivation. As mentioned in Fred Baker's internet
>draft[0], extending layer 2 domains can be extremely challenging, and
>we've found it to be problematic to debug at setup time, let alone to
>If your tenants have no need of layer 2 networks (i.e. their workload is
>all-IP), the datacenter network becomes much simpler in a routed model.
>Generally speaking, simpler is better!
>[0]: https://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-baker-openstack-ipv6-model-00
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