Simone, Thanks so much for the quick reply with the link. Much obliged.
How far off is hyper-convergence? If it is close, I could possibly wait. Cheers, Gervais > On Dec 1, 2015, at 6:47 PM, Simone Tiraboschi <stira...@redhat.com> wrote: > > > > On Tue, Dec 1, 2015 at 10:59 PM, Gervais de Montbrun <gerv...@demontbrun.com > <mailto: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. > > http://www.ovirt.org/Features/HEApplianceFlow > <http://www.ovirt.org/Features/HEApplianceFlow> > > > 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 > > > _______________________________________________ > Users mailing list > Users@ovirt.org <mailto:Users@ovirt.org> > http://lists.ovirt.org/mailman/listinfo/users > <http://lists.ovirt.org/mailman/listinfo/users> > >
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