On Tue, Dec 1, 2015 at 10:59 PM, Gervais de Montbrun <gerv...@demontbrun.com
> wrote:

> Hi All,
> I've done a lot of reading and lots of comparison of different hypervisors
> and tools and have decided that oVirt would be the best option. My initial
> use case is a not too new server that I will setup to run multiple
> development environments for the devs here, but I wanted something that
> will scale out to production as the vm infrastructure, hardware, etc. grows
> here.
> I'll soon have a second server to run my vm's on and want to setup a
> self-hosted engine. I'm trying to find the most recent version of a how-to
> on the same. I found a presentation showing off how much easier it is to do
> this in oVirt 3.6 but can't find the correct docs. I seem to always end up
> with 3.5 or older versions. Can someone point me at a how-to of how to best
> achieve this.


> Also, while I have you all here... :-)
> Is it possible to setup the hypervisor hosts themselves as NFS servers to
> create Storage (I realize that this will play havoc with the HA). We do
> have an NFS server that we will be upgrading to add storage and faster
> drives, but I was thinking that I may be able to use the internal storage
> of the hypervisors themselves as a short term stopgap and then migrate vm's
> to the upgraded NFS server later. Will that even work, or will it break
> somehow?

What you are asking for is generally called hyper-convergence. We tried to
have it for 3.6 with glusterfs on each node but it wasn't valuated stable
enough to  be released. We are still working on that for the next release.

> Any advice for a new install would be welcome.
> Thank you
> Cheers,
> Gervais
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