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Re: server affinity


We decided in the merge to call it Metadata, despite being fully aware of
the semantic issues, because that's what the CloudServers / OpenStack API

There are many better terms, but for the sake of avoiding a Tower of Babel,
let's just call it Metadata.

On Tue, Mar 1, 2011 at 6:56 AM, Sandy Walsh <sandy.walsh@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>wrote:

> Was just speaking with dabo about this and we agree that metadata is a bad
> name for this capability.
> I don't really care about what we call it, but metadata has some
> preconceived notions/meanings. Perhaps Criteria?
> Currently we have *some* criteria for creating a new instance on the
> Openstack API side: flavors and operating system. But I think the OS API
> payload allows for additional "criteria" to be passed in with the request
> (not sure).
> Eventually all this stuff will have to make it to the Scheduler for
> Server-Best-Match/Zone-Best-Match. That's somewhere on our task list for
> Cactus :/
> $0.02
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