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Weekly NFV sub-team IRC meeting

MEETING TIME: (Proposed, subject to change) Wednesdays, 1400 UTC, #openstack-meeting, starting June 4

This meeting is a weekly gathering of developers and operators interested in development activity in support of NFV use cases. We gather requirements to support these use cases and track active development efforts across OpenStack that relate to this area.

OpenStack IRC details

Chair: Russell Bryant (russellb)

Agenda for next meeting

Proposed (subject to change) for Wednesday, June 4 at 1400 UTC in #openstack-meeting.


  • First meeting!
  • Meet and greet
  • Review Mission
  • Review our current blueprint list and fill in anything we're not tracking yet
  • Review use case prioritization
  • Discuss tracking approaches:
    • Use cases
    • Blueprints
    • Bugs

Previous meetings

Use Cases


Development Efforts

Active Bugs

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Active Blueprints

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Needed Development Not Yet Started

Description Project(s) Status Blueprint(s) Design(s)
SR-IOV Networking Support Nova Design review in progress https://blueprints.launchpad.net/nova/+spec/pci-passthrough-sriov https://review.openstack.org/#/c/86606/
Support for NUMA and VCPU topology configuration https://blueprints.launchpad.net/nova/+spec/nova-virt-numa-and-vcpu-topology
Virt driver guest vCPU topology configuration
Nova Design review in progress https://blueprints.launchpad.net/nova/+spec/virt-driver-vcpu-topology https://review.openstack.org/93510
Virt driver guest NUMA node placement & topology
Nova Design review in progress https://blueprints.launchpad.net/nova/+spec/virt-driver-numa-placement https://review.openstack.org/93636
Virt driver large page allocation for guest RAM *
Nova Design review in progress https://blueprints.launchpad.net/nova/+spec/virt-driver-large-pages https://review.openstack.org/93653
Virt driver pinning guest vCPUs to host pCPUs
Nova Design review in progress https://blueprints.launchpad.net/nova/+spec/virt-driver-cpu-pinning https://review.openstack.org/93652
Soft affinity support for server groups Nova Design review in progress https://blueprints.launchpad.net/nova/+spec/soft-affinity-for-server-group https://review.openstack.org/91328
Open vSwitch-based Security Groups: Open vSwitch Implementation of FirewallDriver Neutron Design review in progress https://blueprints.launchpad.net/neutron/+spec/ovs-firewall-driver https://review.openstack.org/89712
Framework for Advanced Services in Virtual Machines Neutron https://blueprints.launchpad.net/neutron/+spec/adv-services-in-vms
Neutron Services Insertion, Chaining, and Steering Neutron Approved https://blueprints.launchpad.net/neutron/+spec/neutron-services-insertion-chaining-steering https://review.openstack.org/93524
Schedule vms per flavour cpu overcommit Nova Design review in progress https://blueprints.launchpad.net/nova/+spec/flavor-cpu-overcommit https://review.openstack.org/88286
OVF Meta-Data Import via Glance Glance Submitted https://blueprints.launchpad.net/glance/+spec/epa-ovf-meta-data-import TBD
Support for high performance Intel(R) Data Plane Development Kit based vSwitches
Open vSwitch to use patch ports in place of veth pairs for vlan n/w
Neutron Submitted https://blueprints.launchpad.net/neutron/+spec/openvswitch-patch-port-use TBD
Libvirt hugepage backed memory support *
Nova Submitted https://blueprints.launchpad.net/nova/+spec/libvirt-hugepage TBD
Support userspace vhost in ovs vif bindings
Nova Submitted https://blueprints.launchpad.net/nova/+spec/libvirt-ovs-use-usvhost TBD
NIC state aware scheduling Nova Rejected https://blueprints.launchpad.net/nova/+spec/nic-state-aware-scheduling https://review.openstack.org/87978
Add PCI and PCIe device capability aware scheduling Nova Design review in progress https://blueprints.launchpad.net/nova/+spec/pci-device-capability-aware-scheduling https://review.openstack.org/92843
Snabb NFV mechanism driver Neutron Design review in progress https://blueprints.launchpad.net/neutron/+spec/snabb-nfv-mech-driver https://review.openstack.org/95711
Solver Scheduler - complex constraints scheduler with NFV use cases Nova Design review in progress https://blueprints.launchpad.net/nova/+spec/solver-scheduler https://review.openstack.org/#/c/96543/