On Tue, Sep 27, 2011 at 10:02:23AM -0400, Ayal Baron wrote:
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> > > So what's the benefit of a separate MOM vs an integrated MOM
> > > inside
> > > of VDSM?
> > I'd agree this is really VM policy which should be handled by VDSM.
> It's pretty simple. MOM does something valuable today that VDSM
> doesn't do. An integrated MOM inside of VDSM doesn't exist. If VDSM
> wants to incorporate MOM that's great. But how is the existence of
> VDSM an argument against contributing MOM source code to the oVirt
> community? Am I missing something?
No one is against accepting MOM into oVirt, on the contrary, we really want
it. The only question is do we want to assimilate the code into vdsm or
manage it as a separate project. And the question here for me is just whether
this would have other consumers (in which case a separate project could make
sense) or would vdsm be the only user (in which case it at most should be a
I think the best way to start is to begin with the projects as they are today
(separate entities). I do think that we will find uses for MOM outside of a
VDSM scope. For example, if MOM learns to manage storage and/or networking
tunables, we might want to deploy it onto an appliance where there are no
Adam Litke <agl(a)us.ibm.com>
IBM Linux Technology Center