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Autoscaling remove oldest or newest

asked 2014-11-02 00:10:10 -0500

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updated 2014-11-02 00:13:56 -0500

In devstack/stable/juno, hot/autoscaling.yaml, the behavior of autoscaling is to remove the oldest instances. Is there a way to do the opposite when shrinking? Are there general considerations for removing oldest vs newest?


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Well, we now have the senlin service released with Mitaka. It is a clustering service ( Requirements like this one can be easily met using senlin now. Before deleting nodes from a cluster, you have a choice to do an election.

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answered 2014-11-04 21:33:28 -0500

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updated 2014-11-04 21:34:35 -0500

The feature is currently not there. You can watch this blueprint: (

I believe this is the patch submitted for the feature:


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