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From radh...@apache.org
Subject git commit: CLOUDSTACK-5604 review comments incorporated
Date Fri, 03 Jan 2014 09:21:50 GMT
Updated Branches:
  refs/heads/master c6c88045f -> 83acdf500


CLOUDSTACK-5604 review comments incorporated


Project: http://git-wip-us.apache.org/repos/asf/cloudstack-docs/repo
Commit: http://git-wip-us.apache.org/repos/asf/cloudstack-docs/commit/83acdf50
Tree: http://git-wip-us.apache.org/repos/asf/cloudstack-docs/tree/83acdf50
Diff: http://git-wip-us.apache.org/repos/asf/cloudstack-docs/diff/83acdf50

Branch: refs/heads/master
Commit: 83acdf5001911c566defff5cc319d8f07dbf5916
Parents: c6c8804
Author: radhikap <radhika.puthiyetath@citrix.com>
Authored: Fri Jan 3 14:50:42 2014 +0530
Committer: radhikap <radhika.puthiyetath@citrix.com>
Committed: Fri Jan 3 14:51:30 2014 +0530

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@@ -20,79 +20,144 @@
             KIND, either express or implied.  See the License for the
             specific language governing permissions and limitations
             under the License.
--->	
+-->
 <section id="creating-compute-offerings">
-    <title>Creating a New Compute Offering</title>
-    <para>To create a new compute offering:</para>
-    <orderedlist>
-        <listitem><para>Log in with admin privileges to the &PRODUCT; UI.</para></listitem>
-        <listitem><para>In the left navigation bar, click Service Offerings.</para></listitem>
-        <listitem><para>In Select Offering, choose Compute Offering.</para></listitem>
-        <listitem><para>Click Add Compute Offering.</para></listitem>
-        <listitem><para>In the dialog, make the following choices:</para>
-        <itemizedlist>
-            <listitem><para><emphasis role="bold">Name</emphasis>:
Any desired name for the service offering.</para></listitem>
-            <listitem><para><emphasis role="bold">Description</emphasis>:
A short description of the offering that can be
-                        displayed to users</para></listitem>
-            <listitem><para><emphasis role="bold">Storage type</emphasis>:
The type of disk that should be allocated.
-                        Local allocates from storage attached directly to the host where
the system
-                        VM is running. Shared allocates from storage accessible via NFS.</para></listitem>
-            <listitem><para><emphasis role="bold">Custom</emphasis>:
If checked, the end-user must fill in the desired values for
-                number of CPU cores, CPU MHz, and Memory when creating a VM based on this
offering.
-                When you check this box, those three input fields are hidden in the dialog
box.</para></listitem>
-            <listitem><para><emphasis role="bold"># of CPU cores</emphasis>:
The number of cores which should be allocated
-                        to a system VM with this offering.
-                        If Custom is checked, this field does not appear.</para></listitem>
-            <listitem><para><emphasis role="bold">CPU (in MHz)</emphasis>:
The CPU speed of the cores that the system VM
-                        is allocated. For example, “2000” would provide for a 2 GHz clock.
-                        If Custom is checked, this field does not appear.</para></listitem>
-            <listitem><para><emphasis role="bold">Memory (in MB)</emphasis>:
The amount of memory in megabytes that the
-                        system VM should be allocated. For example, “2048” would provide
for a 2 GB
-                        RAM allocation.
-                        If Custom is checked, this field does not appear.</para></listitem>
-            <listitem><para><emphasis role="bold">Network Rate</emphasis>:
Allowed data transfer rate in MB per
-                        second.</para></listitem>
-            <listitem><para><emphasis role="bold">Disk Read Rate</emphasis>:
Allowed disk read rate in bits per second.</para></listitem>
-            <listitem><para><emphasis role="bold">Disk Write Rate</emphasis>:
Allowed disk write rate in bits per second.</para></listitem>
-            <listitem><para><emphasis role="bold">Disk Read Rate</emphasis>:
Allowed disk read rate in IOPS (input/output operations per second).</para></listitem>
-            <listitem><para><emphasis role="bold">Disk Write Rate</emphasis>:
Allowed disk write rate in IOPS  (input/output operations per second).</para></listitem>
   
-            <listitem><para><emphasis role="bold">Offer HA</emphasis>:
If yes, the administrator can choose to have the
-                        system VM be monitored and as highly available as possible.</para></listitem>
-            <listitem><para><emphasis role="bold">Storage Tags</emphasis>:
The tags that should be associated with the
-                        primary storage used by the system VM.</para></listitem>
-            <listitem><para><emphasis role="bold">Host Tags</emphasis>:
(Optional) Any tags that you use to organize your
-                        hosts</para></listitem>
-            <listitem><para><emphasis role="bold">CPU cap</emphasis>:
Whether to limit the level of CPU usage even if
-                        spare capacity is available.</para></listitem>
-            <listitem><para><emphasis role="bold">Public</emphasis>:
Indicate whether the service offering should be
-                        available all domains or only some domains. Choose Yes to make it
available
-                        to all domains. Choose No to limit the scope to a subdomain; &PRODUCT;
-                        will then prompt for the subdomain's name.</para></listitem>
-            <listitem><para><emphasis role="bold">isVolatile</emphasis>:
If checked, VMs created from this service
-                        offering will have their root disks reset upon reboot. This is useful
for
-                        secure environments that need a fresh start on every boot and for
desktops
-                        that should not retain state.</para></listitem>
-            <listitem><para><emphasis role="bold">Deployment Planner</emphasis>:
Choose the technique that you would like &PRODUCT;
-                to use when deploying VMs based on this service offering.</para>
-                <para>First Fit places new VMs on the first host that is found having
sufficient capacity to support the VM's requirements.</para>
-                <para>User Dispersing makes the best effort to evenly distribute VMs
belonging to the same account on different clusters or pods.</para>
-                <para>User Concentrated prefers to deploy VMs belonging to the same
account within a single pod.</para>
-                <para>Implicit Dedication will deploy VMs on private infrastructure
that is dedicated to a specific domain or account.
-                  If you choose this planner, then you must also pick a value for Planner
Mode.
-                  <phrase condition="admin">See <xref linkend="dedicated-host-cluster-pod"/>.</phrase>
-                  <phrase condition="install">See Dedicating Resources to Accounts
and Domains in the Administration Guide.</phrase></para>
-                <para>Bare Metal is used with bare metal hosts.
-                    <phrase condition="admin">See Bare Metal Installation in the Installation
Guide.</phrase>
-                    <phrase condition="install">See <xref linkend="baremetal-install"/>.</phrase></para>
-            </listitem>
-            <listitem><para><emphasis role="bold">Planner Mode</emphasis>:
Used when ImplicitDedicationPlanner is selected in the previous field.
-              The planner mode determines how VMs will be deployed on private infrastructure
that is dedicated to a single domain or account.</para>
-              <para>Strict: A host will not be shared across multiple accounts. For
example, strict implicit dedication is useful for deployment of certain types of applications,
such as desktops, where no host can be shared between different accounts without violating
the desktop software's terms of license.</para>
-              <para>Preferred: The VM will be deployed in dedicated infrastructure
if possible. Otherwise, the VM can be deployed in shared infrastructure.</para>
-           </listitem>
-        </itemizedlist></listitem> 
-        <listitem><para>Click Add.</para></listitem>        
-    </orderedlist>                
-    
-    
+  <title>Creating a New Compute Offering</title>
+  <para>To create a new compute offering:</para>
+  <orderedlist>
+    <listitem>
+      <para>Log in with admin privileges to the &PRODUCT; UI.</para>
+    </listitem>
+    <listitem>
+      <para>In the left navigation bar, click Service Offerings.</para>
+    </listitem>
+    <listitem>
+      <para>In Select Offering, choose Compute Offering.</para>
+    </listitem>
+    <listitem>
+      <para>Click Add Compute Offering.</para>
+    </listitem>
+    <listitem>
+      <para>In the dialog, make the following choices:</para>
+      <itemizedlist>
+        <listitem>
+          <para><emphasis role="bold">Name</emphasis>: Any desired name
for the service
+            offering.</para>
+        </listitem>
+        <listitem>
+          <para><emphasis role="bold">Description</emphasis>: A short description
of the offering
+            that can be displayed to users</para>
+        </listitem>
+        <listitem>
+          <para><emphasis role="bold">Storage type</emphasis>: The type
of disk that should be
+            allocated. Local allocates from storage attached directly to the host where the
system
+            VM is running. Shared allocates from storage accessible via NFS.</para>
+        </listitem>
+        <listitem>
+          <para><emphasis role="bold">Custom</emphasis>: Custom compute
offerings can be used in
+            following cases: deploying a VM, changing the compute offering of a stopped VM
and
+            running VMs, which is nothing but scaling up.</para>
+          <para>If the Custom field is checked, the end-user must fill in the desired
values for
+            number of CPU, CPU speed, and RAM Memory when using a custom compute offering.
When you
+            check this box, those three input fields are hidden in the dialog box. </para>
+        </listitem>
+        <listitem>
+          <para><emphasis role="bold"># of CPU cores</emphasis>: The number
of cores which should be
+            allocated to a system VM with this offering. If Custom is checked, this field
does not
+            appear.</para>
+        </listitem>
+        <listitem>
+          <para><emphasis role="bold">CPU (in MHz)</emphasis>: The CPU
speed of the cores that the
+            system VM is allocated. For example, “2000” would provide for a 2 GHz clock.
If Custom
+            is checked, this field does not appear.</para>
+        </listitem>
+        <listitem>
+          <para><emphasis role="bold">Memory (in MB)</emphasis>: The amount
of memory in megabytes
+            that the system VM should be allocated. For example, “2048” would provide
for a 2 GB RAM
+            allocation. If Custom is checked, this field does not appear.</para>
+        </listitem>
+        <listitem>
+          <para><emphasis role="bold">Network Rate</emphasis>: Allowed
data transfer rate in MB per
+            second.</para>
+        </listitem>
+        <listitem>
+          <para><emphasis role="bold">Disk Read Rate</emphasis>: Allowed
disk read rate in bits per
+            second.</para>
+        </listitem>
+        <listitem>
+          <para><emphasis role="bold">Disk Write Rate</emphasis>: Allowed
disk write rate in bits
+            per second.</para>
+        </listitem>
+        <listitem>
+          <para><emphasis role="bold">Disk Read Rate</emphasis>: Allowed
disk read rate in IOPS
+            (input/output operations per second).</para>
+        </listitem>
+        <listitem>
+          <para><emphasis role="bold">Disk Write Rate</emphasis>: Allowed
disk write rate in IOPS
+            (input/output operations per second).</para>
+        </listitem>
+        <listitem>
+          <para><emphasis role="bold">Offer HA</emphasis>: If yes, the
administrator can choose to
+            have the system VM be monitored and as highly available as possible.</para>
+        </listitem>
+        <listitem>
+          <para><emphasis role="bold">Storage Tags</emphasis>: The tags
that should be associated
+            with the primary storage used by the system VM.</para>
+        </listitem>
+        <listitem>
+          <para><emphasis role="bold">Host Tags</emphasis>: (Optional)
Any tags that you use to
+            organize your hosts</para>
+        </listitem>
+        <listitem>
+          <para><emphasis role="bold">CPU cap</emphasis>: Whether to limit
the level of CPU usage
+            even if spare capacity is available.</para>
+        </listitem>
+        <listitem>
+          <para><emphasis role="bold">Public</emphasis>: Indicate whether
the service offering
+            should be available all domains or only some domains. Choose Yes to make it available
to
+            all domains. Choose No to limit the scope to a subdomain; &PRODUCT; will
then prompt for
+            the subdomain's name.</para>
+        </listitem>
+        <listitem>
+          <para><emphasis role="bold">isVolatile</emphasis>: If checked,
VMs created from this
+            service offering will have their root disks reset upon reboot. This is useful
for secure
+            environments that need a fresh start on every boot and for desktops that should
not
+            retain state.</para>
+        </listitem>
+        <listitem>
+          <para><emphasis role="bold">Deployment Planner</emphasis>: Choose
the technique that you
+            would like &PRODUCT; to use when deploying VMs based on this service offering.</para>
+          <para>First Fit places new VMs on the first host that is found having sufficient
capacity
+            to support the VM's requirements.</para>
+          <para>User Dispersing makes the best effort to evenly distribute VMs belonging
to the same
+            account on different clusters or pods.</para>
+          <para>User Concentrated prefers to deploy VMs belonging to the same account
within a
+            single pod.</para>
+          <para>Implicit Dedication will deploy VMs on private infrastructure that
is dedicated to a
+            specific domain or account. If you choose this planner, then you must also pick
a value
+            for Planner Mode. <phrase condition="admin">See <xref
+                linkend="dedicated-host-cluster-pod"/>.</phrase>
+            <phrase condition="install">See Dedicating Resources to Accounts and Domains
in the
+              Administration Guide.</phrase></para>
+          <para>Bare Metal is used with bare metal hosts. <phrase condition="admin">See
Bare Metal
+              Installation in the Installation Guide.</phrase>
+            <phrase condition="install">See <xref linkend="baremetal-install"/>.</phrase></para>
+        </listitem>
+        <listitem>
+          <para><emphasis role="bold">Planner Mode</emphasis>: Used when
ImplicitDedicationPlanner
+            is selected in the previous field. The planner mode determines how VMs will be
deployed
+            on private infrastructure that is dedicated to a single domain or account.</para>
+          <para>Strict: A host will not be shared across multiple accounts. For example,
strict
+            implicit dedication is useful for deployment of certain types of applications,
such as
+            desktops, where no host can be shared between different accounts without violating
the
+            desktop software's terms of license.</para>
+          <para>Preferred: The VM will be deployed in dedicated infrastructure if possible.
+            Otherwise, the VM can be deployed in shared infrastructure.</para>
+        </listitem>
+      </itemizedlist>
+    </listitem>
+    <listitem>
+      <para>Click Add.</para>
+    </listitem>
+  </orderedlist>
 </section>


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