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Saturday, February 6 • 10:40 - 11:20
Host fencing in oVirt - Fixing the unknown and allowing VMs to be highly available

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In order to support highly available VMs, oVirt needs a mechanism to determine the status of a VM running on non-responsive host. We need to be sure that VM is not running before restarting it on a different host to prevent data corruption. And oVirt fencing flow is crucial to achieve this goal.

Host fencing flow is a part of oVirt host monitoring, it takes care of non-responsive hosts and tries to make them responsive again. We will describe each step of the whole fencing flow on real world issues, describe what actions around hosts/VMs are taken after each step of fencing flow and also describe how power management interface of the hosts is used.

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Martin Peřina

Associate Manager, Software Engineering, Red Hat
My name is Martin Peřina and I work as Software Engineering Associate Manager at Red Hat. I have an M.Sc. degree in Computer Science with 15 years experience in the industry. For the last 5 years I'm active developer of the oVirt project (the community project of Red Hat Enterprise... Read More →

Saturday February 6, 2016 10:40 - 11:20
c. D0207 (90 places)

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