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OpenStack Neutron Plug-In: There Can Be Only One

Ivan Pepelnjak - October 3, 2013 - | |

The major problem the Quantum plug-in architecture has is that there can only be one Quantum plugin in a given OpenStack deployment, and that plugin has to implement all the networking functionality: layer-2 subnets are mandatory, and there are extensions for layer-3 forwarding, security groups (firewalls) and load balancing.

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