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Nexenta SAN volume driver -- FF exception proposal



We propose inclusion of Nexenta SAN driver for nova-volume in trunk at
Essex-4 milestone. The blueprint in question is:

There is already a fully functional version of the driver for Diablo
release shipped separately from trunk. We've started work on this code this
week to make it compatible with Essex. The tentative delivery date is  Feb
This code is purely driver-related, it does not affect core code.

The benefit of this driver is support for NexentaStor software SAN
appliance as block volume storage back-end. NexentaStor is based on
OpenSolaris and uses ZFS file system for storage. Volumes are exported via

Best regards,
Oleg Gelbukh
Sr. Engineer
Mirantis Inc.