I have a 1TB disk image attached to a VM. In fact, 4 1TB to 4 vm’s. I need this big file systems for BigData cluster. When I stop the images, the hole 1TB its moved back to Image DS on the FrontEnd taking forever to last.
My configuration is:
oneadmin@kcldsrv1:/var/log/one$ onedatastore list ID NAME SIZE AVAIL CLUSTER IMAGES TYPE DS TM STAT 0 system 196.7G 94% - 0 sys - shared off 1 default 196.7G 94% KataClust 2 img fs shared on 2 files 196.7G 94% KataClust 0 fil fs ssh on 100 local_system - - KataClust 0 sys - ssh on 101 local_image 393.6G 95% KataClust 1 img fs ssh on
So images are copied from Image ds 1 (shared) on FrontEnd, to system ds 100 (ssh) on hosts. When vm’s are stopped, images are moved back to FrontEnd.
I need to keep vm disk images on hosts when I stop the vm’s. In my current project I have a cluster of 20 nodes with 8 TB storage each. Thinking of moving to a cloud solution, I cant imagine the need of a FileSystem with 160TB just to stop the nodes …
is there any way to keep images on hosts?