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From Mads Nordholm <m...@nordholm.dk>
Subject Re: Hardware question
Date Mon, 02 Mar 2015 18:16:07 GMT
Thanks a lot for your answer, Lucian. CEPH sounds like a very interesting
solution. I will have to do some more research on that.

--
Mads Nordholm

On Tue, Mar 3, 2015 at 12:32 AM, Nux! <nux@li.nux.ro> wrote:

> Hi Mads,
>
> Imo, if you want that flexibility you should go with non-local storage.
> CEPH is a popular choice here, but you will need 10 Gbps between
> hypervisors and storage servers if you want reasonable performance.
> So, if you need more storage just add more CEPH servers. Need more
> compute, add more hypervisors.
>
> HTH
> Lucian
>
> --
> Sent from the Delta quadrant using Borg technology!
>
> Nux!
> www.nux.ro
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Mads Nordholm" <mads@nordholm.dk>
> > To: users@cloudstack.apache.org
> > Sent: Monday, 2 March, 2015 17:19:40
> > Subject: Hardware question
>
> > I am planning a small Cloudstack setup (using KVM for virtualisation)
> that
> > will allow me to run roughly 100 VPSs with these average requirements:
> >
> > - 1 core
> > - 512 MB RAM
> > - 20 GB SSD
> >
> > I am interested in input regarding a hardware configuration that will
> > support this, and how to best build a small setup that will scale easily
> as
> > I grow. Within a year or so, I expect to have more than 1,000 guest
> running.
> >
> > I basically need a setup that will not completely break the bank as I
> start
> > out, but also one that will scale well as I grow. I am particularly
> > concerned with being able to add only the resources I need. If I need
> more
> > storage, I want to be able to add only that (preferably just by adding
> > disks to a RAID array), and if I need more computing power, I want to be
> > able to add only that.
> >
> > Any input greatly appreciated.
> >
> > --
> > Mads Nordholm
>

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