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Thursday, November 7 • 5:20pm - 6:00pm
How to Write a Neutron Plugin, If You Really Need to

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This talk will provide a brief tutorial concerning the steps to take to develop a Neutron plugin from scratch, after discussing whether a new plugin is really required or instead the best strategy would consist in reusing and/or extending one of the existing Neutron plugins.

The target audience for this talk are engineers working for companies providing network products/services which might be interested in interfacing them with Neutron, as well as engineers deploying Openstack with Neutron which are interested at looking how they can extend plugin capabilities to implement their requirements.

The agenda of the talk can be quickly summarized as follows:

* What is a Neutron plugin, and how Neutron API calls are dispatched to it

* Do I need to write a new plugin?

* What are my options for adding capabilities to existing plugins?

* So I need to write my own plugin...

* Where to start from

* Implementing the Neutron API - the 'sendmail' plugin



Speakers
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Armando Migliaccio

Fixer of Openstack things
Armando has been involved on the Openstack since the Austin release. He worked on most of the OpenStack projects, mainly Nova and Neutron, more recently. Armando is currently employed at VMware, who he joined when Salvatore realized he could not miss him any longer after they both left Citrix.
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Salvatore Orlando

Distinguished Procrastinator, VMware
Salvatore used to be a member of the Neutron core & drivers teams, until he decided he made enough damage and left. He now spends his days picking colors for painting bike sheds and shaving yaks. | He has been working in the Openstack networking project since its inception. He actually implemented the first version of the Neutron API, then called Quantum. It was so good it had to be re-done from scratch for Folsom. However... Read More →


Thursday November 7, 2013 5:20pm - 6:00pm
SkyCity Grand Ballroom C SkyCity Marriott Hotel

Attendees (120)