Welcome to the Senlin documentation!¶
Senlin is a service to create and manage Cluster of multiple cloud resources. Senlin provides an OpenStack-native REST API and a AWS AutoScaling-compatible Query API is in plan.
This tutorial walks you through the Senlin features step-by-step. For more details, please check the 3 User References section.
3 User References¶
This section provides a detailed documentation for the concepts and built-in policy types.
3.1 Basic Concepts¶
3.2 Built-in Policy Types¶
The senlin service is released with some built-in policy types that target some common use cases. You can develop and deploy your own policy types by following the instructions in the 5. Developer’s Guide section.
The following is a list of builtin policy types:
3.3 Built-in Profile Types¶
The senlin service is released with some built-in profile types that target some common use cases. You can develop and deploy your own profile types by following the instructions in the 5. Developer’s Guide section.
The following is a list of builtin profile types:
4 Usage Scenarios¶
This section provides some guides for typical usage scenarios. More scenarios are to be added.
4.1 Managing Node Affinity¶
Senlin provides an Affinity Policy for managing node affinity. This section contains a detailed introduction on how to use it.
4.2 Building AutoScaling Clusters¶
5. Developer’s Guide¶
This section targets senlin developers.
5.1 Understanding the Design¶
5.2 Built-in Policy Types¶
Senlin provides some built-in policy types which can be instantiated and then attached to your clusters. These policy types are designed to be orthogonal so that each of them can be used independently. They are also expected to work in a collaborative way to meet the needs of complicated usage scenarios.
5.3 Reviewing Patches¶
There are many general guidelines across the community about code reviews, for example:
Besides these guidelines, senlin has some additional amendments based on daily review experiences that should be practiced.