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OpenStack Liberty features [quick note for myself]

Most interesting things from Mirantis post about OpenStack Liberty

https://www.mirantis.com/blog/53-things-new-openstack-liberty/

Nova

  • NFV OPNFV
  • Improved Cells

Neutron

  • IPv6: extended
  • IPAM: Pluggable
  • LBaaS: VM-based load balancers implemented with Octavia!!! (Bluebox driver via Octabvia?)
  • RBAC: Share networks between specific tenants via API Cinder
  • Caching images: Improves speed boot from volume (good for Vmware driver?)

Glance

  • Image verification: Sign your image

Keystone

  • WebSSO for IDPs (Makes federation easier)

Horizon

  • Improved launch wizard and network page (UX)
  • Control IDP-specific WebSSO from Horizon (Hybrid clouds)

Ceilometer

  • Create new meters with YAML
  • Performance: Compute agent has in memory cache to not pull nova API
  • Gnocchi(TDBaaS): **Will it resolve Ceilometer storage issues???***