[openstack-dev] [nova] Proposal: Move CPU and memory allocation ratio out of scheduler

Joe Cropper cropper.joe at gmail.com
Mon Jun 9 16:47:05 UTC 2014

There may also be specific software entitlement issues that make it useful
to deterministically know which host your VM will be placed on.  This can
be quite common in large organizations that have certain software that can
be tied to certain hardware or hardware with certain # of CPU capacity, etc.


On Mon, Jun 9, 2014 at 11:32 AM, Chris Friesen <chris.friesen at windriver.com>

> On 06/09/2014 07:59 AM, Jay Pipes wrote:
>> On 06/06/2014 08:07 AM, Murray, Paul (HP Cloud) wrote:
>>> Forcing an instance to a specific host is very useful for the
>>> operator - it fulfills a valid use case for monitoring and testing
>>> purposes.
>> Pray tell, what is that valid use case?
> I find it useful for setting up specific testcases when trying to validate
> things....put *this* instance on *this* host, put *those* instances on
> *those* hosts, now pull the power plug on *this* host...etc.
> I wouldn't expect the typical openstack end-user to need it though.
> Chris
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