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Re: KVM Max Guests Limit


+1, unless you host bunch of 64G and 128G VMs (like us), in that case even
50 is fine :)

On Thu, Nov 8, 2018, 23:20 Simon Weller <sweller@xxxxxxx.invalid wrote:

> I think these is legacy and a guess back in the day. It was 50 at one
> point and it was lifted higher a few releases. ago.
>
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> ________________________________
> From: Ivan Kudryavtsev <kudryavtsev_ia@xxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Thursday, November 8, 2018 3:58 PM
> To: dev
> Subject: Re: KVM Max Guests Limit
>
> Hi all, +1 for higher numbers.
>
> чт, 8 нояб. 2018 г. в 16:32, Wido den Hollander <wido@xxxxxxxxx>:
>
> > Hi,
> >
> > I see that for KVM we set the limit to 144 guests by default, can
> > anybody tell me why we have this limit set to 144?
> >
> > Searching a bit I found this:
> > https://access.redhat.com/articles/rhel-kvm-limits
> >
> > "This guest limit does not apply to Red Hat Enterprise Linux with
> > Unlimited Guests. There is no guest limit for Red Hat Enterprise
> > Virtualization"
> >
> > There is always a limit somewhere, but why do we set it to 144?
> >
> > I would personally vote for increasing this to 500 or something so that
> > users don't run into it that easily.
> >
> > Also, the log line is printed in DEBUG mode only when a host reaches
> > this limit, so I created a PR to set this to INFO:
> > https://github.com/apache/cloudstack/pull/3013
> >
> > Any input?
> >
> > Wido
> >
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