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From Koushik Das <koushik....@citrix.com>
Subject RE: Local storage support for data volumes
Date Fri, 03 Aug 2012 05:34:08 GMT
Good suggestion David. The only downside about this is since the config is at multiple level
the user hopefully shouldn't get confused figuring out the inheritance.

-Koushik

-----Original Message-----
From: David Nalley [mailto:david@gnsa.us] 
Sent: Friday, August 03, 2012 9:52 AM
To: cloudstack-dev@incubator.apache.org
Subject: Re: Local storage support for data volumes

On Thu, Aug 2, 2012 at 11:49 PM, Koushik Das <koushik.das@citrix.com> wrote:
> Edison,
> Enabling/disabling local storage at host level is a good option for a small deployment
where the number of host is < 20-30. For a large deployment configuring this for each host
is not a very clean experience from the admin perspective. Hence the idea of doing it at some
grouping level (cluster/pod/zone).
>
> Nitin,
> When local storage is enabled (say at cluster level), then on any new host addition the
local storage for it also gets added. For existing hosts local storage shows up on MS restart.
Also if disabled already created storage pools will still remain, only new storage pools won't
get added.
>
>

Maybe some level of inheritance? Perhaps the setting is at the host level, but you can turn
it on/off at the cluster/pod/zone and it inherits to all hosts within that given level.

--David

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