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From Nitin Mehta <>
Subject Re: Regarding cpu and ram overcommit feature
Date Tue, 12 Feb 2013 13:28:49 GMT
What is the down side if we do not update the overcommit ratios on
existing vms ?
I donĀ¹t see these ratios being changed quite often in the cloud.

On 12/02/13 2:57 PM, "Bharat Kumar" <> wrote:

>Hi all,
>As a part of this feature we need to implement a method to update the
>overcommit ratios.
>when we update the overcommit ratios all the Vms in the cluster need to
>be reconfigured as per the new values.
>In order to do this i need to send some commands to the hypervisor and
>would like this operation to be asynchronous.
>There are two ways to do this
>1. ) To use the existing updateCluster Api
>2.) Implement a new api
>The problems with 1 are that it is synchronous command and making it
>asynchronous  will break the backward compatibility and
> in case of 2 we need to add a new api to change the overcommit ratios (
>a cluster attribute ) which I think is not intuitive.
>Please suggest a way to implement this.

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