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Re: Proposed OpenStack Service Requirements


On 2/10/11 7:35 AM, Jay Pipes wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 9, 2011 at 11:19 PM, Aimon Bustardo <abustardo@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> I have seen another thread on this also "Multi Clusters in a Region ".
>> the URI based naming makes the most sense here and the actual name is
>> each child is free-form but must conform to acceptable URI characters
>> for optional DNS. The hierarchy is location based only in as much as you
>> make it.. its a hierarchy that you can build with zones and clusters.
>> This can be in one physical location or many, but it will always be a
>> collection of servers and services.  The hierarchical URI model fits
>> this perfectly and adds the benefit of being able to associate DNS with it.
> Hi!
> What I was saying is that zones don't mean "geographical regions".
> Zones are merely a collection of hosts or other zones, nothing more or
> less. There should be no connotation that a zone is equal to a
> geographical location. This allows Nova the most flexibility for
> organizations that want to set up zones that have nothing to do with
> geography, but rather want zones that represent hardware or service
> level agreements.
> Hope that explains which I'm uncertain of the benefits of a URI based
> naming scheme for zones *being enforced by Nova*. Nothing wrong with
> an organization naming their zones with a URI naming scheme. I'm just
> saying Nova should not *enforce* a URI naming scheme...
Ok, so you are saying : Yes on hierarchical, No on enforcement if URI
conventions. We are roughly on same page. However I caution not
enforcing URI based naming.. What if they use an automated DNS in
OpenStack? What if they add it later? Do they have to rename everything?
Can they?

> -jay

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