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CloudStack could use a Gluster environment for different kind of storage types:
The current work-in-progress repository on the Gluster Community Forge already has functional support for creating Primary Storage on existing Gluster environments:
|Add Primary Storage|
|Add Primary Storage through the Zone Wizard|
Via the Infrastructure -> Primary Storage menu, the details of the newly created storage can be displayed.
|Primary Storage Details|
After creating a virtual machine from the standard CentOS template, it can be verified that the Primary Storage Pool on the Gluster environment is functioning. On the hypervisor that runs the VM:
[root@agent ~]# mount | grep gluster
gluster.cloudstack.example.net:/primary on /mnt/dd697445-f67c-33bc-af52-386de3ff7245 type fuse.glusterfs (rw,default_permissions,allow_other,max_read=131072)
[root@agent ~]# ps -C qemu-kvm -o command | grep i-2-3-VM
/usr/libexec/qemu-kvm -name i-2-3-VM ... -drive file=/mnt/dd697445-f67c-33bc-af52-386de3ff7245/1afd48d2-c5e1-44ce-bcb3-051cc4d59716,if=none,id=drive-virtio-disk0,format=qcow2,cache=none ...
The changes to CloudStack that make this possible are located on the Gluster Community Forge and have been posted for review:
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