[Openstack] can instances be resized?

laclasse laclasse at gmail.com
Fri Aug 30 08:00:57 UTC 2013

not dynamically no. You can launch new and additional instances of
different flavours across the same cloud (scale out), but "scale in"
the instances dynamically is not supported by default atm.

On Fri, Aug 30, 2013 at 8:46 AM, Mark Chaney <mail at lists.macscr.com> wrote:
> Thanks for that tip and link. Can you only change flavors of an instance or
> can you granularly adjust an intense? If I cant,that means I have to make a
> flavor for every little custom difference to an existing flavor?
> On 2013-08-30 02:18, laclasse wrote:
>> That is correct, it does.
>> Takes care of extending the rootfs of the instance according to the
>> flavours (sizes of VM) that you are defining/modifying or using the
>> pre-defined ones. See
>> http://docs.openstack.org/trunk/openstack-ops/content/flavors.html
>> On Fri, Aug 30, 2013 at 7:15 AM, Mark Chaney <mail at lists.macscr.com>
>> wrote:
>>> I am going to be hosting mainly Ubuntu, CentOS, and some Debian instances
>>> with my openstack "cloud". Can instances be resized when it comes to
>>> their
>>> storage? Obviously not only does its disk need to be resized, but its FS
>>> as
>>> well. I am hoping openstack can take care of all of that.
>>> Thanks,
>>> Mark
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