[openstack-dev] [nova] Let's kill quota classes (again)

Jay Pipes jaypipes at gmail.com
Fri Dec 16 22:00:03 UTC 2016

On 12/16/2016 04:36 PM, Matt Riedemann wrote:
> On 12/16/2016 2:20 PM, Jay Pipes wrote:
>> For problems with placing data like this as configuration options, see
>> the hassle we went through in making the allocation_ratio options into
>> fields stored in the DB...
>> Better long-term to have all this kind of configuration live in a data
>> store (not a config file) and be exposed via an HTTP API.
> So, we could do that, we already have the quota_classes table and the
> os-quota-class-sets REST API, and as mentioned the only usable thing
> that goes in there is overriding global default quota.
> Would you suggest we drop the global quota limit configuration options
> and simply populate the quota_classes table with a 'default' quota class
> and the limits from the config in a DB migration, then drop the config
> options?

Yeah, I think that's the best long-term strategerization.


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