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From Alex Huang <Alex.Hu...@citrix.com>
Subject RE: [DISCUSS] Enabling storage xenmotion on xenserver 6.1
Date Wed, 16 Jan 2013 21:46:07 GMT
Marcus,

Nice.  Can you take it for the KVM resource then?  Do you have any comments on the orchestration
flow of this?

--Alex

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Marcus Sorensen [mailto:shadowsor@gmail.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, January 16, 2013 1:33 PM
> To: cloudstack-dev@incubator.apache.org
> Subject: Re: [DISCUSS] Enabling storage xenmotion on xenserver 6.1
> 
> We want this for KVM as well. libvirt has been able to do a storage copy
> along with a live migrate for awhile now, so it's just a matter of making
> sure that the implementation is compatible so we can plumb in the libvirt
> stuff.
> 
> On Wed, Jan 16, 2013 at 9:35 AM, Chris Sears
> <chris.x.sears@sungard.com>wrote:
> 
> > On Wed, Jan 16, 2013 at 11:07 AM, Koushik Das <koushik.das@citrix.com
> > >wrote:
> >
> > > Looks like storage vmotion is not possible for VMs with linked clone.
> > > Check this KB
> > >
> >
> http://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?language=en_US&
> cmd=displayKC&externalId=1014249
> > .
> > > This is for 4.x, not sure if the latest version supports it.
> > >
> >
> > That is no longer a limitation in versions 5.x of vSphere. VMs with
> > snapshots and linked clones can be storage vMotioned.
> >
> > Mentioned here:
> >
> > http://blogs.vmware.com/vsphere/2011/07/new-vsphere-50-storage-
> features-part-2-storage-vmotion.html
> >
> >  - Chris
> >

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