vm file in swift node

asked 2015-06-05 05:17:35 -0500

Hello All,

I would like to know if it is possible to store VMs installation file directly on an object storage (with swift) instead on Compute Nova. VMs images took a large amount of storage resources in Nova (300 GB physical available), and I want to transfer them on the storage server (9TB physical available).

On the OPENSTACK OPERATIONS GUIDE, chapter 6 Storage Decisions, they said :

In addition, OpenStack can store your virtual machine (VM) images inside of an object storage system, as an alternative to storing the images on a file system. http://docs.openstack.org/openstack-ops/content/storage_decision.html (http://docs.openstack.org/openstack-o...)

This seems to be a solution to my issue but I do not know to do it. If there is anyone could enlighten me on that point, that will be very appeciable.

Many thanks in advance for your help,

Kind regard,


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