QEMU Assisted Snapshots

Registered by Eric Harney on 2013-05-07

QEMU-assisted snapshotting

Enable snapshotting of volumes on backends such as GlusterFS by storing data as QCOW2 files on these volumes. With Nova support, this can also enable quiescing via the QEMU guest agent.

Blueprint information

Status:
Complete
Approver:
John Griffith
Priority:
Medium
Drafter:
Eric Harney
Direction:
Approved
Assignee:
Eric Harney
Definition:
Approved
Series goal:
Accepted for havana
Implementation:
Implemented
Milestone target:
milestone icon 2013.2
Started by
Eric Harney on 2013-07-11
Completed by
Eric Harney on 2013-09-23

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Sprints

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There is a blueprint for the Nova part of this at:
https://blueprints.launchpad.net/nova/+spec/qemu-assisted-snapshots

Gerrit topic: https://review.openstack.org/#q,topic:bp/qemu-assisted-snapshots,n,z

Addressed by: https://review.openstack.org/38224
    Offline Gluster snapshots

Addressed by: https://review.openstack.org/38225
    GuestAssistedSnapshots

Gerrit topic: https://review.openstack.org/#q,topic:qemu-assisted-snapshots,n,z

Addressed by: https://review.openstack.org/42552
    Guest-assisted-snapshots for GlusterFS volumes

Addressed by: https://review.openstack.org/42553
    Extend volume for GlusterFS

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