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[nova-lxd] retiring nova-lxd


Oh, that's very sad news... I was about to deploy a relatively big
OpenStack Cloud (for ~500 LXD Instances) running on nova-lxd but now, I'll
cancel it.
No more bare-metal cloud?!   :-(

On Wed, 10 Jul 2019 at 09:08, James Page <james.page at canonical.com> wrote:

> Hi All
>
> Iâ??m slightly sad to announce that weâ??re retiring the LXD driver for Nova
> aka â??nova-lxdâ??.
>
> Developing a driver for Nova for container based machines has been a fun
> and technically challenging ride over the last four years but weâ??ve never
> really seen any level of serious production deployment; as a result weâ??ve
> decided that itâ??s time to call it a day for nova-lxd.
>
> Iâ??d like to thank all of the key contributors for their efforts over the
> years - specifically Chuck Short, Paul Hummer, Chris MacNaughton, Sahid
> Orentino and Alex Kavanaugh who have led or contributed to the development
> of the driver over its lifetime.
>
> Iâ??ll be raising a review to leave a note for future followers as to the
> fate of nova-lxd.  If anyone else would like to continue development of the
> driver they are more than welcome to revert my commit and become a part of
> the development team!
>
> Weâ??ll continue to support our current set of stable branches for another
> ~12 months.
>
> Note that development of LXD and the pylxd Python module continues; its
> just the integration of OpenStack with LXD that weâ??re ceasing development
> of.
>
> Regards
>
> James
>
>
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