Malini, fyi, Vui/Arnaud is leading the charge in the Nova VMware driver with this review . There is a spec in Nova also for multiple disks (for a single vm) from Tesshu .
thanks, dims  https://review.openstack.org/#/c/82715/  https://review.openstack.org/#/c/128691/ On Thu, Nov 6, 2014 at 3:06 AM, Bhandaru, Malini K <malini.k.bhand...@intel.com> wrote: > Please join us on Friday in the Glance track – free format session, to > discuss supporting OVF/OVA in OpenStack. > > > > Poll: > > 1) How interested are you in this feature? 0 – 10 > > 2) Interested enough to help develop the feature? > > > > > > Artifacts are ready for use. > > > > We are considering defining an artifact for OVF/OVA. > > What should the scope of this work be? Who are our fellow travelers? > > Intel is interested in parsing OVF meta data associated with images – to > ensure that a VM image lands on the most appropriate hardware in the cloud > instance, to ensure optimal performance. > > The goal is to remove the need to manually specify image meta data, allow > the appliance provider to specify HW requirements, and in so doing reduce > human error. > > Are any partners interested in writing an OVF/OVA artifact => stack > deployment? Along the lines of heat? > > As a first pass, Intel we could at least > > 1) Defining artifact for OVA, parsing the OVF in it, pulling out the > images therein and storing them in the glance image database and attaching > meta data to the same. > > 2) Do not want to imply that OpenStack supports OVA/OVF -- need to be > clear on this. > > 3) An OpenStack user could create a heat template using the images > registered in step -1 > > 4) OVA to Heat – there may be a loss in translation! Should we attempt > this? > > 5) What should we do with multiple volume artifacts? > > 6) Are volumes read-only? Or on cloning, make copies of them? > > > _______________________________________________ > OpenStack-dev mailing list > OpenStackemail@example.com > http://lists.openstack.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/openstack-dev > -- Davanum Srinivas :: https://twitter.com/dims _______________________________________________ OpenStack-dev mailing list OpenStackfirstname.lastname@example.org http://lists.openstack.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/openstack-dev