Efficient Volumes From Images

Registered by Vish Ishaya on 2012-05-01

If Glance and Nova volumes are storing images and volumes in the same storage system, copy-on-write or deduplication and other features can be used to make instance and volume creation faster and use less space.

Blueprint information

Status:
Complete
Approver:
John Griffith
Priority:
Low
Drafter:
None
Direction:
Needs approval
Assignee:
Josh Durgin
Definition:
New
Series goal:
Accepted for folsom
Implementation:
Implemented
Milestone target:
milestone icon 2012.2
Started by
Josh Durgin on 2012-08-14
Completed by
John Griffith on 2012-08-16

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Sprints

Whiteboard

These don't show up here since this blueprint has a typo in its name, but the changes are all up for review:

https://review.openstack.org/#/c/11343/

https://review.openstack.org/#/c/11311/2

https://review.openstack.org/#/c/11344/

(?)

Work Items

Work items:
expose full location from glance (https://review.openstack.org/#/c/11140/): DONE
cloning a volume from a glance image: DONE

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