[openstack-dev] [nova] Bulk Instance Delete support

Roman Dobosz roman.dobosz at intel.com
Wed Jan 20 20:02:10 UTC 2016

On Tue, 19 Jan 2016 09:37:17 -0500
Sean Dague <sean at dague.net> wrote:

> I think it's also important to think about what efficiency might be
> gained, which isn't much. DELETE is an async action that returns 202. If
> you care about those resources or quota so you can build more, you need
> to monitor those deletes.
> Which means you are going to be looping on servers to determine status.
> The bulk operation as a fire and forget isn't any more efficient on the
> server, all the same teardown needs to happen there.

This reminds me the similar situation with evacuation of vms from the
host (so it is kind of bulk) but the loop is implemented in nova-client
- it could be one of the options to implement something similar,
although it's not best approach, IMHO.

Roman Dobosz

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