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From Andrija Panic <andrija.pa...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Xenserver and CEPH ?
Date Mon, 24 Nov 2014 20:33:56 GMT
So no CEPH support fot Xen, and no VM snapshot for KVM.

So, should I shoot my self with gun or with the pistol, that is the
question now :)

thx folks

On 24 November 2014 at 18:01, Adrian Lewis <adrian@alsiconsulting.co.uk>
wrote:

> From what I've read there won’t be support for Ceph in Creedence (Xenserver
> 6.5) but it is on the cards for the following release (as should NFSv4 and
> a
> Centos 7 dom0). There's a blog post from Tim Mackey at:
>
> http://xenserver.org/discuss-virtualization/virtualization-blog/entry/beyond-creedence-xenserver-2015-planning.html
>
> and a Youtube video with a few updates here:
> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3JFUkEfpXaQ
>
> All looks promising but I'm impatient :-(
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Andrija Panic [mailto:andrija.panic@gmail.com]
> Sent: 24 November 2014 15:08
> To: users@cloudstack.apache.org
> Subject: Re: Xenserver and CEPH ?
>
> THx Vadim - yes, I'm already using KVM with ceph for some time - works fine
> more or less :) thx
>
> On 24 November 2014 at 15:52, Vadim Kimlaychuk <Vadim.Kimlaychuk@elion.ee>
> wrote:
>
> > XenServer 6.5 (or 7.0) is not released yet. You can download alpha of
> > next release and try it, but it is definately not for production. I
> > haven't personally tried it because Cloudstack does not support RBD
> > storage type for XenServer yet. So you are absolutely right -- first
> > we need to wait for XenServer to release then we need to wait for
> > Cloudstack to implement those changes at backend.
> >
> > I have used Ceph with KVM hypervisor for a short while. There were
> > some points that I was not aware, but in general it worked well.
> >
> > Vadim.
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Andrija Panic [mailto:andrija.panic@gmail.com]
> > Sent: Monday, November 24, 2014 4:22 PM
> > To: users@cloudstack.apache.org
> > Subject: Re: Xenserver and CEPH ?
> >
> > HI Vadim, thanks for info. That is what I understood = but the new
> > XenServer 6.5 or whatever the name, shoudl be using kernel 3.10.x for
> > dom0, so I guess even after that is supported, we will need to wait
> > some time for the CloudStack implementation on this ?
> >
> > Thanks anyway
> >
> > On 24 November 2014 at 15:00, Vadim Kimlaychuk
> > <Vadim.Kimlaychuk@elion.ee>
> > wrote:
> >
> > > Hi Andrija,
> > >
> > >         For XenServer 6.2 it is not possible yet. Look for supported
> > > SR-s
> > > here:
> > >
> > http://docs.vmd.citrix.com/XenServer/6.2.0/1.0/en_gb/reference.html#ck
> > _reference_storage_repository_types
> > >         Somewhere in internet I saw information that RBD support is
> > > scheduled for the next major XenServer release. Can't find the link
> > > right away.
> > >         The problem connected to Ceph + RBD as primary storage for
> > > XenServer is old dom0 kernel that does not allow RBD storage type.
> > >
> > > Regards,
> > >
> > > Vadim.
> > >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: Andrija Panic [mailto:andrija.panic@gmail.com]
> > > Sent: Monday, November 24, 2014 2:06 PM
> > > To: users@cloudstack.apache.org
> > > Subject: Xenserver and CEPH ?
> > >
> > > Hi guys,
> > >
> > > anyone running ZenServer with CEPH as primary storage ?
> > > I read some info that there is support for CEPH inside XenServer
> > > from last year - but since I never actually tried this - thus the
> > > question.
> > >
> > > Thanks,
> > >
> > > --
> > >
> > > Andrija Panić
> > >
> >
> >
> >
> > --
> >
> > Andrija Panić
> >
>
>
>
> --
>
> Andrija Panić
>



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