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From Mike Tutkowski <mike.tutkow...@solidfire.com>
Subject Re: Question about Zone-wide Primary Storage (4.2 Feature)
Date Thu, 07 Mar 2013 23:00:30 GMT
When you say, "expose luns to vm's," do you mean attach disks based on
iSCSI targets to VMs?  I can see that as a possible use case for zone-wide
iSCSI Primary Storage.


On Thu, Mar 7, 2013 at 3:57 PM, Ahmad Emneina <aemneina@gmail.com> wrote:

> i've seen the request to expose luns to vm's which would more or less be
> zone wide primary storage. as far as it being something people would do in
>  real life is another question.
>
>
> On Thu, Mar 7, 2013 at 2:02 PM, Mike Tutkowski <
> mike.tutkowski@solidfire.com
> > wrote:
>
> > Well, I'm trying to think if it would be beneficial for my use case.  :)
> >
> > So, it looks like I'll be presenting at a CloudStack Meetup in CA on
> April
> > 3rd.  I was hoping to get my plug-in done a week or so before then and
> then
> > show people how to build one.  Any chance you might have a little time to
> > respond back to that e-mail I sent a couple days about about implementing
> > plug-in methods?  Any help with that is greatly appreciated!  :)
> >
> > Thanks!!
> >
> >
> > On Thu, Mar 7, 2013 at 2:56 PM, Edison Su <Edison.su@citrix.com> wrote:
> >
> > > Xenserver and vmware doesn’t support zone wide primary storage,
> > currently,
> > > this feature is only for NFS/Ceph in KVM. And I think it should be
> useful
> > > for your storage box? I am thinking per data volume per LUN for
> > xenserver.
> > > ****
> > >
> > > ** **
> > >
> > > *From:* Mike Tutkowski [mailto:mike.tutkowski@solidfire.com]
> > > *Sent:* Thursday, March 07, 2013 1:47 PM
> > > *To:* cloudstack-dev@incubator.apache.org
> > > *Cc:* Edison Su
> > > *Subject:* Question about Zone-wide Primary Storage (4.2 Feature)****
> > >
> > > ** **
> > >
> > > Hi,****
> > >
> > > ** **
> > >
> > > It looks like in 4.2 we can assign Primary Storage to be not only for a
> > > single Cluster, but Zone-wide (or specific to a Host).****
> > >
> > > ** **
> > >
> > > I'm wondering how Zone-wide Primary Storage works for iSCSI.****
> > >
> > > ** **
> > >
> > > For example, in 4.1 when you create a Primary Storage based on iSCSI
> and
> > > specify, say, a XenServer Cluster, CloudStack creates a Shared Storage
> > > Repository for that Cluster based on the iSCSI target.****
> > >
> > > ** **
> > >
> > > How will this work with Zone-wide iSCSI-based Primary Storage?  If you
> > > have, say, two XenServer Clusters, which one will CloudStack create the
> > > Shared Storage Repository on?  What if one Cluster is VMware and
> another
> > is
> > > XenServer, etc.?****
> > >
> > > ** **
> > >
> > > Thanks!
> > > ****
> > >
> > > ** **
> > >
> > > --
> > > *Mike Tutkowski*****
> > >
> > > *Senior CloudStack Developer, SolidFire Inc.*****
> > >
> > > e: mike.tutkowski@solidfire.com****
> > >
> > > o: 303.746.7302****
> > >
> > > Advancing the way the world uses the cloud<
> > http://solidfire.com/solution/overview/?video=play>
> > > *™*****
> > >
> >
> >
> >
> > --
> > *Mike Tutkowski*
> > *Senior CloudStack Developer, SolidFire Inc.*
> > e: mike.tutkowski@solidfire.com
> > o: 303.746.7302
> > Advancing the way the world uses the
> > cloud<http://solidfire.com/solution/overview/?video=play>
> > *™*
> >
>



-- 
*Mike Tutkowski*
*Senior CloudStack Developer, SolidFire Inc.*
e: mike.tutkowski@solidfire.com
o: 303.746.7302
Advancing the way the world uses the
cloud<http://solidfire.com/solution/overview/?video=play>
*™*

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