Monthly Archives: September 2012

Controlling volume and instance placement in OpenStack (take 2)

An OpenStack cluster is deployed using bare metal hardware provisionned from various hosting companies (eNovance, Hetzner etc.). Each node (bare metal machine) is defined as an availability zone. The SimpleScheduler is set for the OpenStack volumes to support availability zones. … Continue reading

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Controlling volume and instance placement in OpenStack (take 1)

An OpenStack cluster is deployed using bare metal hardware provisionned from various hosting companies (eNovance, Hetzner etc.). The storage volume location is controlled by shutting down all nova-volume daemons, except the one running on the desired node. Each node (bare … Continue reading

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