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Compass Based OPNFV Installer Project Proposal
Project proposal meta-data
Proposed name for project: Compass4nfv
Proposed name for the repository: compass4nfv
Project Category: Integration and testing
Compass4nfv is an installer project based on open source project Compass, which provides automated deployment and management of OpenStack and other distributed systems. It can be considered as what the LiveCD to a single box for a pool of servers – bootstrapping the server pool. Compass project follows the OpenStack community's four opens: Open Source, Open Community, Open Development, and Open Design.
In this project, we will leverage Compass core features and its extensible architect to support the installation of OPNFV release. It will support deployment of OPNFV full stack, with different flavors of configuration, on both bare-metal servers and virtual machines.
Some of the unique values that Compass will bring to the OPNFV community includes the following:
It provides programmability to the operators who take care of infrastructure bootstrapping process. This allows easy integration with operators's OSS
and other ecosystem tools.
It provides extensibility through meta-data. Metadata allows specification of a target system configuration in a user-friendly format without changing the source code of Compass. For example, users can be use metadata to support a different flavor of OpenStack configuration, which differs slightly from the default OPNFV release by Compass4nfv.
Plugins support also allows users to extend the system. This includes the support of a different underly configuration management tools. For example, currently Compass support Chef, and Ansible. In Compass4nfv project, Ansible will be used by default. But a 3rd-party developer could provide a plugin to support puppet-base or Chef-based underlying package management. The web UI and API
layers from Compass do not change.
The scope of the proposal includes the following:
A framework to deploy into OPNFV CI environment for bare-metal, and virtual resources
Working closely with OPNFV's testing projects to improve integration of upstream components, e.g functest, yardstick
Supporting Widely collaboration with integration of all open source SDN controllers, e.g ONOS, ODL etc
Making all code changes as upstream as possible into respective projects
Provisioning specified Distros on baremetal nodes(or simulator VMs).
Ansible-based installation and configuration of OpenStack Kilo/Liberty.
Ansible-based installation and configuration of OpenDayLight Lithium/ ONOS drake.
Integration of OpenStack and ODL but not limited to ODL as SDN controller.
Configuration of Open vSwitch to be managed by OpenDayLight.
Committers and Contributors
Name and affiliation of the project leader:
* Weidong (Huawei) : firstname.lastname@example.org
Names and affiliations of the committers:
Prakash Ramchandran (Huawei): Prakash.Ramchandran@huawei.com
Justin (Huawei) : email@example.com
Iben Rodriguez : firstname.lastname@example.org
Tim Rozet (Red Hat): email@example.com
Chenshuai (Huawei) : firstname.lastname@example.org
Ashlee Young (Huawei): email@example.com
Names and affiliations of the contributors:
Matthew (Huawei) : firstname.lastname@example.org
meimei (Huawei) : meimei.huawei.com
Xuhan (Huawei) : email@example.com
Kenn (Huawei) : firstname.lastname@example.org
White (Huawei) : email@example.com
Wanglei (Huawei) : firstname.lastname@example.org
Compass4nfv Installer based on Compass open source for OPNFV Pharos based standard OPNFV with ODL & ONOS stacks
Compass4nfv - Documentation (ODL / ONOSFW versions)
Compass4nfv - CI plugins for OPNFV
Proposed Release Schedule
First Compass4nfv release will be in OPNFV R2 Brahmaputra release (November/December 2015) with the following tentative release contents:
OpenStack release: Kilo/Liberty (Keystone, Glance, Nova, Neutron, Ceph, Horizon, Heat, Ceilometer)
SDN release: ODL (Lithium) / ONOS (Drake)
OPNFV carried octopus(CI) Integration for Brahmaputra Release
Linux support for Ubuntu 14.04, Centos7.1 and Open SUSE 11.04 SP3
Compass OPNFV Deployment
Compass Plugin Integration API
Compass Milestone C Report
Compass Milestone D Report
Compass Weekly Meeting
Compass4nfv is relying on following upstream projects:
Open Daylight - Common Requirements from past BGS/genesis OPNFV projects
ONOS - Requirements from ONOSFW OPNFV projects (Matching base SDN modules as in ODL standard edition)
OVS - Requirements from 3 specified Linus distributions and their upgrades
Linux - 3 Stated Linux distributions as stated in tentative release content
Key Project Facts
Project Name: Compass4nfv
Repo name: compass4nfv
Project Category: Integration and testing
Lifecycle State: Proposal approved
Primary Contact: Weidong shao(email@example.com)
Project Lead: Weidong shao
Jira Project Name: Compass4nfv
Jira Project Prefix: COMPASS
mailing list tag [COMPASS]
Weidong shao (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Prakash Ramchandran (Prakash.Ramchandran@huawei.com)
Justin chi (email@example.com)
Iben Rodriguez (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Tim Rozet (email@example.com)
Ashlee Young (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Link to TSC approval: http://ircbot.wl.linuxfoundation.org/meetings/opnfv-meeting/2015/opnfv-meeting.2015-07-21-14.02.html
Link to approval of additional submitters: