[Openstack-operators] User-specified Root Disk Size
warren at wangspeed.com
Tue Aug 6 15:42:32 UTC 2013
I agree with Joe. It would be a nice to have, though it tends to lead to abuse by users, but that is a totally different issue.
On Aug 6, 2013, at 11:35 AM, Joe Topjian <joe.topjian at cybera.ca> wrote:
> Yes, that's correct.
> However, what I'm looking for is the ability to change the "Disk" portion of the flavor on the fly while keeping the rest of the flavor attributes intact. This is possible in AWS.
> While I could create a new flavors for various root disk sizes (m1.tiny-10, m1.tiny-20, m1.tiny-30, m1.xlarge-10, m1.xlarge-20, etc etc), this still only allows for certain given sizes and wouldn't allow a user to specify a root disk of, say, 11 or 12gb. Not to mention the complexity of managing so many different flavors.
> On Tue, Aug 6, 2013 at 9:30 AM, JuanFra Rodriguez Cardoso <juanfra.rodriguez.cardoso at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi Joe,
>> OpenStack make use of 'flavors' for defining sizes such as RAM, root disk, swap... in your instances.
>> You can look http://docs.openstack.org/trunk/openstack-ops/content/flavors.html for extend the info.
>> 2013/8/6 Joe Topjian <joe.topjian at cybera.ca>
>>> In Amazon AWS, when a user launches an instance, they have the ability to specify a custom root disk size. All other aspects of the flavor will stay the same.
>>> Is this currently possible to do (Folsom+) or is there a blueprint to implement this? I apologize if there is -- I was unable to find one.
>>> Joe Topjian
>>> Systems Architect
>>> Cybera Inc.
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> Joe Topjian
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