[openstack-dev] [cinder] [nova] whether the ServiceGroup in Cinder is necessary
sombrafam at gmail.com
Tue Dec 22 12:29:26 UTC 2015
Can you give a quick background on servicegroups (or links to. The spec you
linked only describe the process on Nova to change from what they are using
to tooz)? Also, what are the use cases and benefits of using this?
On Tue, Dec 22, 2015 at 8:49 AM, Michał Dulko <michal.dulko at intel.com>
> On 12/17/2015 04:49 AM, li.yuanzhen at zte.com.cn wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > I'd like to start discussion on whether the servicegroup in Cinder
> > is necessary.
> > Recently, cinder can only support db driver, and doesn't have
> > servicegroup concept.
> > our team wants to implement the servicegroup feature using on
> > tooz library. Like nova, when the state of service is required,
> > it can be got through servicegroup.
> > Besides, due to the cinder-volume-active-active-support merged,
> > we think it makes the Service Group do more.
> > Before the cinder-volume-active-active-support was proposed, Cinder
> > has no concept of cluster. Therefore, we have a doubt that, if without
> > cinder-volume-active-active-support, is it necessary to add feature of
> > servicegroup?
> > Any comments or suggestions?
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > Best Regards,
> > Janice
> It will not be possible to use A/A HA configuration of cinder-volume
> service with LVM driver. According to latest User Survey  this driver
> is running in 22% of deployments. ZooKeeper service groups will be still
> useful there, as it will allow scheduler to know about failed
> services/nodes much quicker and prevent from scheduling volumes there.
> As we have initial Tooz integration  already merged for locking
> purposes, I think that if we'll be able to implement SG in a
> non-intrusive manner (without changing the default behavior) it would be
> an interesting option for some deployments.
>  http://www.openstack.org/assets/survey/Public-User-Survey-Report.pdf
>  https://review.openstack.org/#/c/183537/
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