When Red Hat launched its commercialized version of the OpenStack cloud control freak in June, along with an update to its supported version of the KVM hypervisor, the one thing it did not do was provide pricing for the support contracts for this code. But when the software was made generally available for production use on …
don't tell redhat but I have 336 VMs on an 8-node vmware cluster(16 sockets), with room to grow (their pricing PDF implies I need 30 hosts/60 sockets for 300 VMs.
I figure I could probably get to 500 VMs (384GB/host) with this setup, if I upgrade to 16-core CPUs I may be able to stretch it a bit more..
oh how I love consolidation.
I hope it's grown up a bit
Their RDO release, which is based on the same technology, is still pretty immature. Updated the repo the other day: a couple of services failed to come back up after update; and one vm never recovered.
You could use regular KVM if you have one socket workstation I guess...
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