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Re: Instance IDs and Multiple Zones


It's early here, but I think it's closer to 200 zones? :)

On Mar 24, 2011, at 5:16 AM, Ed Leafe <ed@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> On Mar 23, 2011, at 9:41 PM, Justin Santa Barbara wrote:
>> The type of a server @id in CloudServers is xsd:int, which is a 32-bit signed integer:
>> http://docs.rackspacecloud.com/servers/api/v1.0/xsd/server.xsd
>> So if you have 1 billion integers per zone, you only get 2 zones.  You can have 4 if you're willing to go negative, but surely it's too early in the campaign.
>    Yes, you're correct. That always trips me up: why would anyone pick a signed integer for a PK?
>    OK, so I'll slice the ranges down to the current Rackspace practice of 10 million. That will allow for around 2000 zones.
> -- Ed Leafe
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