[Engine-devel] Is there a 'Can run this VM?' query
ykaul at redhat.com
Mon Jan 9 05:34:31 EST 2012
On 01/09/2012 12:32 PM, Itamar Heim wrote:
> On 01/09/2012 09:36 AM, Yaniv Kaul wrote:
>> Beaker automated test system (http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/QA/Beaker)
>> would like to integrate with the project, via the REST API.
>> Their main concern is that they'll provision VMs who would not be able
>> to run on the ovirt setup.
>> I think there are two cases here:
>> 1. Provisioning a VM with X vCPUs, while there isn't a host available
>> with such number of pCPUs (or similar in memory) - this is easier, as it
>> can be 'calculated' from the setup beforehand and we can avoid such
>> 2. More difficult - in runtime, the hosts are over-committed and we
>> cannot run a VM - can we, before trying to run a VM, ask if it's
>> feasible? I know it's a point in time, and may be wrong in the next
>> second, but if we go 'no' as an answer, it already provides good
>> information to Beaker to continue and look elsewhere.
> what about using the new quota feature to define a quota which will
> not overload the server and serve as a measure of SLA for them?
Yes, that would be helpful, when available. Already sent them the
description for this feature.
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