November 6-8, 2017

Event Details

Manila - Project Update

Manila is a community-driven project that presents multi-tenant management of file shares (e.g. NFS, CIFS, HDFS) as a core service to OpenStack. It works with a wide variety of storage platforms, and has the capability to provide file-shares to serve existing applications, containers, DevOps environments, departmental shares, and for various other use cases.

In this session, we will provide you with an update and show you demos for some of the exciting new enhancements that the community has been working on, including (but not limited to):

  • Optimized migration with snapshots
  • Revert to Snapshot
  • Mountable Snapshots
  • Generic Share Groups
  • High availability of the m-api, and m-share services
  • IPv6 support
  • Concurrency for cloud-scale environments

What can I expect to learn?

In this session, attendees will get an update on some of the new and exciting things that the OpenStack Manila community has been working on. We will go through demos, and also discuss some of the upcoming project features and enhancements.

Attendees can expect to learn about Manila’s:

  • Improved Snapshot capabilities that now allow end-users to mount or revert to a snapshot.
  • How the share migration capability has been improved to support the preservation of snapshots, non-disruptiveness, and more.
  • Share groups that enable consistent point-in-time snapshots for a group of shares
  • Capability to support concurrent operations on Manila shares in cloud-scale environments
  • Recently added drivers
  • High availability for the Manila API, and Manila Share services
Wednesday, November 8, 2:40pm-3:00pm
Difficulty Level: Beginner
Red Hat, Software Developer
Goutham is an active contributor to OpenStack Block Storage and Shared File Systems projects. Prior to OpenStack, he has worked on several projects involving data protection across storage systems. Aside from his code contributions, Goutham spends a lot of his time building cross project synchronization and advocating for user experience and API stability. He is a core reviewer and... FULL PROFILE