Use Cases (DRAFT)
Coordinate and provide shared access to previously (externally) established share / export
Create a new commonly accessible (across a defined set of instances) share / export
3) Bare-metal / non-virtualized consumption
Accommodate and provide mechanisms for last-mile consumption of shares by consumers of the service that aren't mediated by Nova.
4) Cross-tenant sharing
Coordinate shares across tenants
Wrap Manila around pre-existing shares / exports so that they can be provisioned.