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From Alex Huang <Alex.Hu...@citrix.com>
Subject RE: [PROPOSAL] Raise cluster size limit to 16 on VMware
Date Thu, 20 Dec 2012 19:05:23 GMT
I didn't know people are granted on voting power.  Where did you see that in this community?
 

--Alex

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Hari Kannan [mailto:hari.kannan@citrix.com]
> Sent: Thursday, December 20, 2012 10:55 AM
> To: cloudstack-dev@incubator.apache.org
> Subject: RE: [PROPOSAL] Raise cluster size limit to 16 on VMware
> 
> I have no voting power either... I proposed to add this feature (didnt know
> there was an existing proposal) yesterday
> 
> Hari
> ________________________________________
> From: Musayev, Ilya [imusayev@webmd.net]
> Sent: Thursday, December 20, 2012 1:50 PM
> To: cloudstack-dev@incubator.apache.org
> Subject: RE: [PROPOSAL] Raise cluster size limit to 16 on VMware
> 
> Though I have no voting power, I agree we should have a config setting for
> using linked clone or traditional clone.
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Hari Kannan [mailto:hari.kannan@citrix.com]
> Sent: Thursday, December 20, 2012 1:37 PM
> To: cloudstack-dev@incubator.apache.org
> Subject: RE: [PROPOSAL] Raise cluster size limit to 16 on VMware
> 
> +1 on making linked clones optional
> ________________________________________
> From: Tamas Monos [tamasm@veber.co.uk]
> Sent: Thursday, December 20, 2012 1:01 PM
> To: cloudstack-dev@incubator.apache.org
> Subject: RE: [PROPOSAL] Raise cluster size limit to 16 on VMware
> 
> Sorry for the side-track for a moment but just another reason to get rid of
> linked-in clone template management on vmware in the long-run.
> I still do not believe using linked-in clones is actually beneficial taking into
> account it drawbacks: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CLOUDSTACK-
> 529
> 
> Regards
> 
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Alex Huang [mailto:Alex.Huang@citrix.com]
> Sent: 20 December 2012 16:50
> To: cloudstack-dev@incubator.apache.org
> Subject: RE: [PROPOSAL] Raise cluster size limit to 16 on VMware
> 
> Kelven offered a reason earlier.
> 
> "8-host limitation comes from the limitation posted from VMFSv3 for linked-
> clone usage. So in CloudStack, it is an artificial limit we post to reduce possible
> runtime problems."
> 
> It's due to VMFSv3 and usage of linked clone in CloudStack.
> 
> --Alex
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Chip Childers [mailto:chip.childers@sungard.com]
> > Sent: Thursday, December 20, 2012 8:46 AM
> > To: cloudstack-dev@incubator.apache.org
> > Subject: Re: [PROPOSAL] Raise cluster size limit to 16 on VMware
> >
> > On Thu, Dec 20, 2012 at 10:24 AM, David Nalley <david@gnsa.us> wrote:
> > > On Thu, Dec 20, 2012 at 1:54 AM, Koushik Das
> > > <koushik.das@citrix.com>
> > wrote:
> > >> This http://www.vmware.com/pdf/vsphere5/r51/vsphere-51-
> > configuration-maximums.pdf mentions that the max. can be 32 for ESX 5.1.
> > Any specific reason to make it 16? Also it needs to be seen that this
> > limit works across all supported ESX versions.
> > >>
> > >> -Koushik
> > >>
> > >
> > > Yes - the different versions having different limits complicates things a bit.
> > > 5.1 = 32, 5.0 = 16 4.x = 8?
> > >
> > > --David
> > >
> >
> > 4, 5 and 5.1 are all 32 hosts per cluster.  Raw metrics, not using a
> > more complex algo to calculate the more realistic cap.  Just curious,
> > but are there more specific reasons that we are talking about 4.x
> > having a lower number?
> >
> > http://www.vmware.com/pdf/vsphere4/r40/vsp_40_config_max.pdf
> > http://www.vmware.com/pdf/vsphere5/r50/vsphere-50-configuration-
> > maximums.pdf
> > http://www.vmware.com/pdf/vsphere5/r51/vsphere-51-configuration-
> > maximums.pdf
> >
> > -chip
> 
> 
> 


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