[openstack-dev] [all][db][performance] Proposal: Get rid of soft deletion (step by step)

Tim Bell Tim.Bell at cern.ch
Mon Mar 17 11:19:21 UTC 2014

Glance provides a very nice set up for this

- Default is no delayed deletion
- Length of time before scrubbing is configurable
- The clean up process is automated using the glance scrubber which can be run as a standalone job or as a daemon


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Radomir Dopieralski [mailto:openstack at sheep.art.pl]
> Sent: 17 March 2014 10:33
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> Subject: Re: [openstack-dev] [all][db][performance] Proposal: Get rid of soft deletion (step by step)
> On 16/03/14 06:04, Clint Byrum wrote:
> > I think you can achieve this level of protection simply by denying
> > interactive users the rights to delete individual things directly, and
> > using stop instead of delete. Then have something else (cron?) clean
> > up stopped instances after a safety period has been reached.
> I would be very interested in the approach to determining the optimal value for that safety period you are mentioning. Or is this
> going to be left as an exercise for the reader? (That is, set in the configuration, so that the users have to somehow perform this
> impossible task.)
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