[lxc-users] near-live migration
cornelis.bos at gmail.com
Wed May 31 07:38:01 UTC 2017
Ah, I see.
It looks like that's a prerequisite for something like
lxc move c1 s-tollana: --stateless
on a running container.
On di, 2017-05-30 at 12:15 -0400, Ron Kelley wrote:
> While not a direct answer, I filled an enhancement bug recently for
> exact topic (incremental snapshots to remote server). The enhancement
> approved, but I don't know when it will be included in the next LXD
> On May 30, 2017 11:52:34 AM Kees Bos <cornelis.bos at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > Right now I'm using the sequence 'stop - move - start' for
> > migration of
> > containers (live migration fails too often).
> > The 'move' step can take some time. I wonder if it would be easy to
> > implement/do something like:
> > - prepare move (e.g. take snapshot an copy upto snaphot)
> > - stop
> > - copy the rest
> > - remove snapshot on dst
> > - remove container from src
> > - start container on dst
> > That would minimize downtime without the complexity of a live
> > migration.
> > What are your thoughts?
> > Kees
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