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Using same keystone database with two or more keystone server

asked 2014-07-25 00:55:23 -0500

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updated 2014-07-25 23:50:43 -0500

What all issue one should expect if same keystone database is being used with two or more keystone server ?

The aim of this configuration is to achieve the High availability for keystone? In this configuration i am planning to install single mysql server and multiple keystone server, all keystone server will point to the same keystone database.

Does openstack support such configuration ?

Will there be data corruption because two keystone writing to same db?

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Sounds like a problem waiting to happen. Edit your question and explain what you want to achieve. Maybe there is a clean solution for what you have in mind.

smaffulli gravatar imagesmaffulli ( 2014-07-25 11:07:46 -0500 )edit

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answered 2014-07-26 03:16:23 -0500

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first of all with one database server you will have a SPOF and you will deflect your SPOF from keystone to MySQL/Postgres whatever. I would prefere a master - master setup with failover IP for MySQL.

"Will there be data corruption because two keystone writing to same db?" => No :) Each modern database will have a locking management so you can run hunderds of thousends keystone server if you have a fast database server/cluster :)

Here is one possible solution of HA but not my preferred. Thats a cold standby keystone but i think with a loadbalancer in front keystone servers will have more flexability and your requests will balanced to all servers.

Cheers Heiko

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