[openstack-dev] Is it possible for one Compute to proxy multiple pooled resources

Jay Pipes jaypipes at gmail.com
Thu Jan 17 20:51:03 UTC 2013

Maybe you are describing host aggregates?


If not, perhaps you are describing some orchestration-level stuff like



On 01/17/2013 09:39 AM, VK Kumar wrote:
> Hi All,
> Can I have one compute that acts as a proxy for multiple logically
> pooled resources? i.e the proxy compute driver will add one entry in the
> DB for each logical resource. The proxy will also update the statistics
> in the resource tracker for each of the resource added so that the
> scheduler can choose the right resource.
> The baremetal provisioning was similar to this. Should the same be used
> or there are other implementations?
> The approach we were thinking was :
> 1. the nova compute driver that acts as a proxy will create DB entries
> in ComputeNode table for each logical resource.
> 2. Modify the scheduler so that the scheduler first  determines the
> correct node after filtering and weighing . The scheduler as a part of
> the rpc_cast will send additional information of the compute node so
> that proxy compute driver will know which resource to use.
> Thanks
> VK Kumar
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