How do I overcommit resources?

asked 2013-12-25 18:55:43 -0500

Ron L. gravatar image

I couldn't find any guide on overcommitting resources in Openstack.

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answered 2013-12-26 12:12:57 -0500

jtopjian gravatar image


Check out the nova.conf config file reference:

Search for cpu_allocation_ratio and you'll see a table that lists a few options for overcommitting such as:

  • cpu_allocation_ratio
  • disk_allocation_ratio
  • ram_allocation_ratio

Hope that helps,


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