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Thursday, October 18 • 2:20pm - 3:00pm
Nova database archiving strategy

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At present records in the Nova database are not actually deleted, they are merely marked as deleted. HP has implemented a data archiving solution in Nova which enables us to move database records pertaining to deleted entities (instances, volumes, key pairs , etc) from the database tables used by the Nova application. Our solution moves records relating to entities deleted more than a configurable number of days ago to a set of ‘shadow’ tables containing deleted records. Not yet implemented, but we are also considering further archiving, i.e. removing records from the shadow tables and potentially storing them in text files. As we consider implementing a Folsom/Grizzly version of this solution we’d be interested in how others have approached this problem with a view to shaping a community wide solution.

Thursday October 18, 2012 2:20pm - 3:00pm PDT
Emma AB

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