[openstack-dev] [nova] I think nova behaves poorly when booting multiple instances

Ed Leafe ed at leafe.com
Mon Jun 1 15:31:34 UTC 2015

On Jun 1, 2015, at 8:26 AM, Andrew Laski <andrew at lascii.com> wrote:

>> In any case, even if we wanted to deprecate it (and I think an argument could be made for that) we still have to decide what the "correct" behaviour should be for the API as it exists today.  In my view the current behaviour doesn't match what a reasonable person would expect given the description of the "min count" and "max count" parameters.
> I'm +1 on fixing the behavior here.  As many instances as can be booted should be, despite part of the initial block failing.  The only reason I can think of for failing all of them is if you want to consider the request as a single operation that can either fail or succeed.

Even in that case, "succeed" would mean that you were able to create min_count instances. If that isn't what was wanted, then the min_count should be the same as the max_count.

-- Ed Leafe

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