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"Pimp My Cloud: Nova Configuration Hints and Tricks"

By: Joe Gordon

The default Nova configuration works well for many use cases, but there are a myriad of options (many underused) that can help Nova better suit your needs. This talk will discuss some of these options, with a focus on new options in Folsom.

Nova’s configuration options:

  • 3 RPC backends
  • 3+ DB backends
  • 5+ virtualization layers
  • 500+ configuration options

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