Vancouver, BC
May 21-24, 2018

Event Details


Cinder Thin Provisioning: A comprehensive guide

For many system administrators, Cinder's thin provisioning has been the source of great pain, from deciding the Cinder configuration to figuring out scheduler failures. Since Cinder started supporting thin provisioning, administrators have been facing challenges related to wrongly implemented backends, bugs in the core implementation or just simply a lack of proper understanding of the feature.

This miracle presentation will deep dive into the Cinder scheduling process for thin provisioned volumes, covering existing functionality and the latest improvements as well as those yet to come. By the time we reach the conclusion your thin provisioning headaches will be miraculously cured, or at least the pain will have been relieved, guaranteed.


What can I expect to learn?

Understand the scheduling of thin volumes.

Be aware and learn the common mistakes admins can do.

Understand what the new auto_max_oversubscription_ratio means and how that can help in the daily basis.

Wednesday, May 23, 1:50pm-2:30pm
Level: Intermediate
Red Hat, Inc.
Gorka Eguileor is a Principal Software engineer at Red Hat contributing primarily to the OpenStack's Block Storage Service, where he’s a Core Team member.  Besides contributing to the OpenStack ecosystem he is now also contributing to the CSI specifications, developing a CSI plugin that leverages Cinder to support over 80 storage drivers, and developing the new Ansible Storage... FULL PROFILE
NetApp, Openstack Engineer
Tiago is a developer for Manila and Cinder since Liberty release, and currently works for NetApp as a driver developer. He has contributed with manila core features like Mountable Snapshots and DriverFilter/Goodness Weigher. He started working with OpenStack by deploying distributions and developing drivers for Cinder and Manila. FULL PROFILE
NetApp, Openstack Engineer Open EcoSystem
  Erlon works for NetApp as driver developer, and a researcher in the field of Distributed Systems. Prior work includes being a driver developer for Hitachi from Icehouse through Ocata releases. He is focused on Cinder upstream development and has contributed with several features. He started working with OpenStack in Icehouse release by deploying OpenStack... FULL PROFILE