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From zhiqing wu <wuzhiqing1...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: About Allocator algorithm of creating VM on Host
Date Tue, 23 Oct 2012 06:26:34 GMT
thks for you reply!!

2012/10/23 Prachi Damle <Prachi.Damle@citrix.com>

> All of these are heuristics applied by deployment planner and
> host/storagepool allocators to deice the order in which
> resource(pods,clusters,hosts,storage pools) will be considered for VM
> deployment.
>
> random: This just shuffles the list of clusters/hosts/pools that is
> returned by the DB lookup. Random does not mean round-robin - So if you are
> looking for a new host being picked up on every deployment - that may not
> happen.
> firstfit:  This makes sure that clusters are ordered by available capacity
> and first hosts/pools having enough capacity is chosen within a cluster.
> userdispersing: For a given account, this makes sure that VM's are
> dispersed  - so clusters/hosts with minimum number of running VM's for that
> account are chosen first. Storage Pool with minimum number of Ready storage
> pools for the account is chosen first.
> Userconcentratedpod_random: Always choose the pod/cluster with max. number
> of VMs for the account - concentrating VM's at one pod. Hosts and
> StoragePools are chosen randomly.
> Userconcentratedpod_firstfit: Always choose the pod/cluster with max.
> number of VMs for the account - concentrating VM's at one pod. Hosts and
> StoragePools are chosen by firstfit.
>
> Hope this helps.
>
> -Prachi
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Caleb Call [mailto:calebcall@me.com]
> Sent: Monday, October 22, 2012 10:00 PM
> To: cloudstack-users@incubator.apache.org
> Subject: Re: About Allocator algorithm of creating VM on Host
>
> Can anyone give a definition of each of the models?  I have noticed that
> my VMs always create on a particular node in the cluster even though I have
> 6 other nodes that are identical in specs to that one.  I have tried first
> fit (makes sense it would do to the same one till it was full), random (I
> would expect it to NOT always go to the same one) and userdispersing (not
> sure what to expect with this one, but tried it anyways).  In the logs when
> it's trying to figure out which node to use, it always finds all the nodes
> and declares them all fit, but it always puts them on the same node. It
> seems the algorithms don't work as well as they should.  I did restart
> after each change and could see it was using the new method.
>
>
> On Oct 22, 2012, at 4:28 AM, Tamas Monos <tamasm@veber.co.uk> wrote:
>
> > Hi,
> >
> > The 3.0.2 support the following VM allocation algorithms:
> >
> > 'random', 'firstfit', 'userdispersing', 'userconcentratedpod_random',
> 'userconcentratedpod_firstfit'
> >
> > You can configure this in the global configuration options. The default
> is random I guess.
> > I don't think CloudStack will detect any of those you require however I
> think hypervisors should.
> > Your hypervisor cluster (I use ESX) will detect issues and send alerts,
> I'm sure there is something for xen/kvm as well.
> >
> > Regards
> >
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> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Lucy [mailto:no1lucy@gmail.com]
> > Sent: 22 October 2012 10:45
> > To: cloudstack-users@incubator.apache.org
> > Subject: About Allocatoralgorithm of creating VM on Host
> >
> > Dear all,
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > I have a question about allocator algorithm of creating VMs on Host.
> >
> >
> >
> > What's the default allocator algorithm to allocate VM on Host in
> Cloudstack?
> >
> >
> >
> > And are there any other choice?
> >
> >
> >
> > Can Cloudstack detect heavy loadbalance ,for example one host's
> CPU/memory is greater than 80%?
> >
> >
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> > Lucy
> >
> >
> >
> >
>
>

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