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From Todd Pigram <t...@toddpigram.com>
Subject Re: Dynamic Scalable Template issue
Date Fri, 04 Sep 2015 18:51:20 GMT
Latest as of XS62ESP1027. I know XS62ESP1028 comes with new XenTools.

On Friday, September 4, 2015, Vadim Kimlaychuk <vadim@kickcloud.net> wrote:

> I am afraid this issue has nothing to do with Cloudstack. If VM "sees"
> maximum memory size available instead of effective -- this is problem of
> hypervisor and/or guest utilities. Do you have guest utilities that come
> with XenServer version or older in your template?
>
> Vadim.
>
> On 2015-09-04 19:34, Todd Pigram wrote:
>
> Ok. After rebooting the instance still no change after disabling globally.
>> I modified all my templates to remove 'Dynamic Scalable', then I have to
>> shutdown every instance and unselect 'Dynamic Scalable', then restart for
>> it to be correct.
>>
>> This may need to be looked at closer for a Windows/XenDesktop(XenApp)
>> environment as MS SQL will consume all the RAM windows sees.
>>
>> My other question is why CCP 4.3 (which is certified for Citrix Ready for
>> IaaS for XD) didn't have this issue until I upgraded to 4.3.0.2 in July.
>> This feature was released in 4.2.....
>>
>> Thanks for all the help.
>>
>> Todd Pigram
>> http://about.me/ToddPigram [1] <http://about.me/ToddPigram [1]>
>> www.linkedin.com/in/toddpigram/ [2] <
>> http://www.linkedin.com/in/toddpigram/ [2]>
>> @pigram86 on twitter
>> https://plus.google.com/+ToddPigram86 [3] <
>> https://plus.google.com/+ToddPigram86 [3]>
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>>
>> PGP Public Key <
>> http://pgp.mit.edu/pks/lookup?op=get&search=0x96B7B0F0C55933BB [4]> On
>> Sep 4, 2015, at 12:04 PM, Todd Pigram <todd@toddpigram.com> wrote:
>>
>> Thanks.
>>
>> Just funny that on CCP 4.3 it wasn't an issue and only after upgrading to
>> 4.3.0.2 and a host reboot did it change my instances.
>>
>> This issue is that the instance below is a SQL server. As Windows see
>> 32GB, it shows the used RAM in windows as 31.6GB. The Server only has 8GB.
>> That is what really is the issue. Causing slowness for my users.
>>
>> I have set 'enable.dynamic.scale.vm' to false and restarted
>> cloudstack-management. I will reboot an instance that is out of prod and
>> let you know the results.
>>
>> Todd Pigram
>> http://about.me/ToddPigram [1] <http://about.me/ToddPigram [1]>
>> www.linkedin.com/in/toddpigram/ [2] <
>> http://www.linkedin.com/in/toddpigram/ [2]>
>> @pigram86 on twitter
>> https://plus.google.com/+ToddPigram86 [3] <
>> https://plus.google.com/+ToddPigram86 [3]>
>> Mobile - 216-224-5769
>>
>> PGP Public Key <
>> http://pgp.mit.edu/pks/lookup?op=get&search=0x96B7B0F0C55933BB [4]> On
>> Sep 4, 2015, at 11:41 AM, Vadim Kimlaychuk <vadim@kickcloud.net <mailto:
>> vadim@kickcloud.net>> wrote:
>>
>> Hello Todd,
>>
>> If I understood you correctly, you wonder why you have static max as 4x
>> of the offering, isn't it? This article should answer your question:
>>
>>
>> https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/CLOUDSTACK/Dynamic+scaling+of+CPU+and+RAM#DynamicscalingofCPUandRAM-Xenserver
>> [5] <
>> https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/CLOUDSTACK/Dynamic+scaling+of+CPU+and+RAM#DynamicscalingofCPUandRAM-Xenserver
>> [5]>
>>
>> Look chapter for XenServer changes. As it is stated there: static max =
>> f_min (4 * service_offering) / memory_overprovisioning_of_cluster
>>
>> Regards,
>>
>> Vadim.
>>
>> On 2015-09-04 17:41, Todd Pigram wrote:
>>
>> Just wondering if anyone has seen similar. I already have a case open.
>> But seeing if the forum has an answer?
>> Issue, Upgraded to CCP 4.3.0.2 back in July. Afterwards everything was
>> great. Hosts rebooted two weeks ago. Any instance built with a template
>> with Dynamic Scalable set to yes, shows in XenCenter as min/max memory as
>> what system offering is but has a Static Max of 4x the RAM.
>> Screen shot of instance built from template with Dynamic Scalable = yes
>>
>> https://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/8AoU3kQRQjZccdnUrrAIAXjKBWkv3JXG-X1pm5S52Ks?feat=directlink
>> [6] <
>> https://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/8AoU3kQRQjZccdnUrrAIAXjKBWkv3JXG-X1pm5S52Ks?feat=directlink
>> [6]> [1 [6]]
>> XenCenter of same instance
>>
>> https://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/IATy1WmgkbdYHtfzpOcqVnjKBWkv3JXG-X1pm5S52Ks?feat=directlink
>> [7] <
>> https://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/IATy1WmgkbdYHtfzpOcqVnjKBWkv3JXG-X1pm5S52Ks?feat=directlink
>> [7]> [2 [7]]
>> In Windows 2012r2 sees Static Max
>>
>> https://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/AQ_xkMQhmBsJuKALKJ5vBnjKBWkv3JXG-X1pm5S52Ks?feat=directlink
>> [8] <
>> https://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/AQ_xkMQhmBsJuKALKJ5vBnjKBWkv3JXG-X1pm5S52Ks?feat=directlink
>> [8]> [3 [8]]
>> Now if I build a new w2012r2 template without Dynamic Scalable, it works
>> as it should. But I lose the ability to Dynamically scale.
>> Screenshots of instance built form template without Dynamic Scaling and
>> also in XC
>>
>> https://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/3DorqjATJilaUl-B1_7B_3jKBWkv3JXG-X1pm5S52Ks?feat=directlink
>> [9] <
>> https://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/3DorqjATJilaUl-B1_7B_3jKBWkv3JXG-X1pm5S52Ks?feat=directlink
>> [9]> [4 [9]]
>>
>> https://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/QSMuaRocZjk8imkHjfuEH3jKBWkv3JXG-X1pm5S52Ks?feat=directlink
>> [10] <
>> https://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/QSMuaRocZjk8imkHjfuEH3jKBWkv3JXG-X1pm5S52Ks?feat=directlink
>> [10]> [5 [10]]
>> Anyone aware if this is fixed in CCP/ACS 4.5.1? Has anyone seen this?
>> The XenServer Hosts are patched through XS62ESP1027.
>> Todd Pigram
>> http://about.me/ToddPigram [1] <http://about.me/ToddPigram [1]> [6 [1]]
>> www.linkedin.com/in/toddpigram/ [2] <
>> http://www.linkedin.com/in/toddpigram/ [2]> [7 [2]] @pigram86 on twitter
>> https://plus.google.com/+ToddPigram86 [3] <
>> https://plus.google.com/+ToddPigram86 [3]> [8 [3]] Mobile - 216-224-5769
>> PGP Public Key [9 [11]]
>>
>> Links:
>> ------
>> [1]
>> https://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/8AoU3kQRQjZccdnUrrAIAXjKBWkv3JXG-X1pm5S52Ks?feat=directlink
>> [6] <
>> https://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/8AoU3kQRQjZccdnUrrAIAXjKBWkv3JXG-X1pm5S52Ks?feat=directlink
>> [6]>
>> [2]
>> https://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/IATy1WmgkbdYHtfzpOcqVnjKBWkv3JXG-X1pm5S52Ks?feat=directlink
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>> https://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/IATy1WmgkbdYHtfzpOcqVnjKBWkv3JXG-X1pm5S52Ks?feat=directlink
>> [7]>
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>> https://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/AQ_xkMQhmBsJuKALKJ5vBnjKBWkv3JXG-X1pm5S52Ks?feat=directlink
>> [8] <
>> https://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/AQ_xkMQhmBsJuKALKJ5vBnjKBWkv3JXG-X1pm5S52Ks?feat=directlink
>> [8]>
>> [4]
>> https://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/3DorqjATJilaUl-B1_7B_3jKBWkv3JXG-X1pm5S52Ks?feat=directlink
>> [9] <
>> https://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/3DorqjATJilaUl-B1_7B_3jKBWkv3JXG-X1pm5S52Ks?feat=directlink
>> [9]>
>> [5]
>> https://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/QSMuaRocZjk8imkHjfuEH3jKBWkv3JXG-X1pm5S52Ks?feat=directlink
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>> https://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/QSMuaRocZjk8imkHjfuEH3jKBWkv3JXG-X1pm5S52Ks?feat=directlink
>> [10]>
>> [6] http://about.me/ToddPigram [1] <http://about.me/ToddPigram [1]>
>> [7] http://www.linkedin.com/in/toddpigram/ [2] <
>> http://www.linkedin.com/in/toddpigram/ [2]>
>> [8] https://plus.google.com/+ToddPigram86 [3] <
>> https://plus.google.com/+ToddPigram86 [3]>
>> [9] http://pgp.mit.edu/pks/lookup?op=get&amp;search=0x96B7B0F0C55933BB
>> [11] <http://pgp.mit.edu/pks/lookup?op=get&amp;search=0x96B7B0F0C55933BB
>> [11]>
>>
>
>
>
> Links:
> ------
> [1] http://about.me/ToddPigram
> [2] http://www.linkedin.com/in/toddpigram/
> [3] https://plus.google.com/+ToddPigram86
> [4] http://pgp.mit.edu/pks/lookup?op=get&amp;search=0x96B7B0F0C55933BB
> [5]
> https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/CLOUDSTACK/Dynamic+scaling+of+CPU+and+RAM#DynamicscalingofCPUandRAM-Xenserver
> [6]
> https://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/8AoU3kQRQjZccdnUrrAIAXjKBWkv3JXG-X1pm5S52Ks?feat=directlink
> [7]
> https://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/IATy1WmgkbdYHtfzpOcqVnjKBWkv3JXG-X1pm5S52Ks?feat=directlink
> [8]
> https://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/AQ_xkMQhmBsJuKALKJ5vBnjKBWkv3JXG-X1pm5S52Ks?feat=directlink
> [9]
> https://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/3DorqjATJilaUl-B1_7B_3jKBWkv3JXG-X1pm5S52Ks?feat=directlink
> [10]
> https://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/QSMuaRocZjk8imkHjfuEH3jKBWkv3JXG-X1pm5S52Ks?feat=directlink
> [11]
> http://pgp.mit.edu/pks/lookup?op=get&amp;amp;search=0x96B7B0F0C55933BB
>


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