Updates OpenStack Glance in Kilo Nikhil Komawar OpenStack Glance PTL
What is OpenStack Glance?
Flashback to Juno ● Asynchronous processing. ● Backend storage drivers are in a separate project “glance_store” under the same program. ● Metadata Definitions Catalog. ● Restricted policy for downloading Images. ● Enhanced scrubber service.
Theme change “To provide a service where users can upload and discover data assets that are meant to be used with other services, like images for Nova and templates for Heat.”
Features & pseudo features Features ● Introduced via bugs and specifications. ● Discussions are welcome. Pseudo features ● Stability ● Releases of python-glanceclient and glance_store libraries. ● Performance or consistency evaluation. ● Liaisons ● https://wiki.openstack.org/wiki/CrossProjectLiaisons
Kilo priorities ● Version bump to 2.3 ● Improve the stability of glance_store library. ● Incorporate Metadata Definitions Catalog closer with Glance. ● Catalog Indexing Service proposal. ● Artifacts proposal. ● TaskFlow integration and Image conversion. ● Scrubber enhancements. ● Functional API for Images. ● Community Image Sharing.
Other Kilo priorities ● Better error codes. ● Separation of logging for glance-manage. ● Multiple containers for single tenant swift backend. ● Enhancements to ease Nova to use v2 API. ● Enhancements for adoption of glance_store outside of Glance.