We have published a new blog post about handling basic issues and virtual machines recovery methods. From the blog:
Today, I want to take a look at some possible issues that may be encountered while using OpenStack. The purpose of this topic is to share our experience dealing with the hardware or software failures which definitely would be faced by anyone who attempts to run OpenStack in production.
Read the complete blog at http://mirantis.blogspot.com/2011/06/openstack-nova-basic-disaster-recovery.html.