On 11/05/2015 08:50 AM, Robert Story wrote:
On Wed, 4 Nov 2015 19:06:18 -0500 Itamar wrote:
IH> On 09/18/2014 11:35 AM, Robert Story wrote:
IH> > On Fri, 12 Sep 2014 15:22:41 +0300 Itamar wrote:
IH> > IH> With oVirt 3.5 nearing GA, time to ask for "what do you want to
IH> > IH> see in oVirt 3.6"?
IH> > I've always thought it would be a good idea to have a 'storage
IH> > to run on storage domains, which could perform some operations more
IH> > optimally that the current system. For example, exporting/importing
IH> > domains currently reads the whole VM image over the network, then
IH> > writes it back. In my case, my storage is all located on the smae NFS
IH> > server, which could simply do an OS copy locally, instead of
IH> > reading/writing gigabytes over the network. I don't know if other
IH> > storage type could perform similar optimizations
IH> not in 3.6. doing native storage operations is for sure a top item in
IH> the storage list going forward.
IH> notice you can do these operations today at disk level and register the
IH> externally cloned disks via the REST API.
That's good to know. Is there a wiki page/script for how to externally clone
a VM for export?
need to check per storage type (which we'll do). for now, if you can
clone it, we can register it.
netapp has a service that provides this in an integrated way.