[Openstack-operators] Rate limit an max_count

Chris Friesen chris.friesen at windriver.com
Thu Sep 10 16:41:20 UTC 2015

On 09/10/2015 08:11 AM, Matt Fischer wrote:
> While I think there is probably some value in rate limiting API calls, I think
> your "user wants to launch x000 instances" is extremely limited. There's maybe 1
> or 2 (or 0) operators that have that amount of spare capacity just sitting
> around that they can allow a user to have a quota of 2000 instances without
> doing an infrastructure build-out.

At the default CPU overcommit of 16x, 2000 instances at say 2 cores/instance is 
only 250 physical cores.


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