[Openstack-operators] [openstack-dev] [nova] Quota Default Values
nathanael.i.burton at gmail.com
Fri Nov 16 21:25:09 UTC 2012
One area that's been a problem for me as an operator is that there are no
quotas around instance snapshots. I would like to see quotas on the number
of snapshots and total size of snapshot space utilized.
On Nov 14, 2012 5:01 PM, "Joe Gordon" <jogo at cloudscaling.com> wrote:
> Hi openstack-dev and openstack-operators,
> I would like to start a discussion on what the default values for quotas
> should be; many of the default values have not been changed since September
> 2010 (commit 56779ebfec9cd382f170e307a1dc6403e339807f), and it may be time
> to revisit the default values. Below is a list of the current default
> quota values in nova/quota.py.
> quota_ram=50 * 1024
> quota_injected_file_content_bytes=10 * 1024
> While some of these values are fairly large for small scale testing (100
> key_pairs), some quotas are easily reached in a small environment such
> as quota_instances=10 and
> quota_cores=20. With the default quotas you can only run 10 m1.tinys, 10
> m1.mediums or 5 m1.larges.
> Operators, have you had any issues with the current default values for
> While one should need to adjust the quotas as needed when using nova,
> that does not negate the need for good default values. So what should
> the default values be? Should some of the quotas be disabled by default?
> Should we have default values for all of the quotas or force users to
> explicitly set some? Who is the target audience for the default values for
> the quotas?
> For comparison Amazon only has one quota by default, an instance quota of
> 20 VMs (
> Joe Gordon
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