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From Alex Huang <Alex.Hu...@citrix.com>
Subject RE: [DISCUSS] Enabling storage xenmotion on xenserver 6.1
Date Tue, 18 Dec 2012 23:25:32 GMT
Devdeep,

It sounds like from this that all you're doing is the ability to live migrate vms from one
cluster to another cluster.

Is there anything on storage migration itself?

--Alex

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Devdeep Singh [mailto:devdeep.singh@citrix.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, December 18, 2012 12:40 AM
> To: cloudstack-dev@incubator.apache.org
> Subject: [DISCUSS] Enabling storage xenmotion on xenserver 6.1
> 
> Hi,
> 
> XenServer introduced support for Storage XenMotion in the latest version
> (6.1). Storage XenMotion allows VMs to be moved from one host to another,
> where the VMs are not located on storage shared between the two hosts. It
> provides the option to live migrate a VM's disks along with the VM itself. It is
> now possible to migrate a VM from one resource pool to another, or to
> migrate a VM whose disks are on local storage, or even to migrate a VM's
> disks from one storage repository to another, all while the VM is running.
> More information on Storage XenMotion can be found at [1].
> 
> I have filed a jira request [2] to track this feature. I plan to extend the migrate
> vm cloudstack api call to allow migration of instances across clusters. Do let
> me know your comments.
> 
> [1] http://blogs.citrix.com/2012/08/24/storage_xenmotion/
> [2] https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CLOUDSTACK-659
> 
> Regards,
> Devdeep

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