[Sheepdog] Current OpenStack compatibility for sheepdog?

MORITA Kazutaka morita.kazutaka at lab.ntt.co.jp
Sat Nov 5 17:26:01 CET 2011

At Fri, 4 Nov 2011 11:22:45 -0000,
Matthew Law wrote:
> On Wed, November 2, 2011 3:21 pm, MORITA Kazutaka wrote:
> > Personally, I'd like to integrate with CloudStack too.
> What is it that you like about CloudStack?  I have not come across it
> before but it looks pretty good.

CloudStack is one of the most famous IaaS softwares around us, and it
looks mature and easy to use.

> > Yes, if we add a blktap driver for Sheepdog, we can use Sheepdog from
> > Xen-based virtual machines, I guess.  There is no technical reason we
> > can't use Sheepdog VDIs from other clients.  I hope someone would work
> > on implementing the Xen blktap driver. :)
> Equal support for kvm and Xen would be great and increase the potential
> userbase of sheepdog a lot I imagine.  Integrating sheepdog into something
> like Xen Cloud Platform would be particularly awesome and it may happen
> one day if Xen finally starts to use upstream qemu.

Yes, indeed. :)



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