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Month: March 2015

Server Group and Flavor Support with Nova Cells Using SQL Triggers

Like many other Nova objects, server groups (which can be used to provide affinity/anti-affinity scheduling policy) are not supported by Nova cells. The core problem is the server groups created by nova-api only get populated in the API cell database.  They aren’t put into the compute cell database(s), and thus aren’t available to nova-scheduler.  Instance flavors

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March RMNP Snowshoeing

Here are a few fun shots from our snowshoeing trip last weekend at Bear Lake in Rocky Mountain National Park.  We also enjoyed some sledding at Hidden Valley.  

Nova max_age and until_refresh Settings for Easing Quotas Pain (Updated)

One of the things that’s come out of the proposed “Refresh quota usages” spec are the little-known nova max_age and until_refresh quota settings.  These options allow you to trigger quota refreshes within Nova at different intervals. This can help with the various quota bugs, where occasionally the quota usages can get out of sync with

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OpenStack Operators Kilo Mid-Cycle Meetup, Day 2

Key Takeaway – We Need Operators’ Feedback! A common thread throughout the entire meetup is operators providing feedback and comments on specs and reviews.  It’s clear this feedback is invaluable to the developer community.  It also provides benefit to the operators community as our feedback helps shape the priorities of the various projects. I think the

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OpenStack Operators Kilo Mid-Cycle Meetup, Day 1 Takeaways

Here are some of my notes and main take-aways from the OpenStack Operators meet up going on today and tomorrow in Philadelphia.  (Obviously there is a lot more data and details in the individual etherpads.) The meeting was originally scheduled to take place at the Comcast Center, but was moved to The Hub at United

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