Bug 1124107 - [Docs] [PRD3.5] [3.5Beta] [Change] Live snapshot deletion and merging
Summary: [Docs] [PRD3.5] [3.5Beta] [Change] Live snapshot deletion and merging
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Manager
Classification: Red Hat
Component: Documentation
Version: 3.5.0
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
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Assignee: Andrew Dahms
QA Contact: Julie
Depends On:
Blocks: 1127943 1127953
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2014-07-29 01:28 UTC by Andrew Dahms
Modified: 2014-09-13 02:53 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Clone Of:
: 1127943 1127953 (view as bug list)
Last Closed: 2014-09-13 02:53:55 UTC
oVirt Team: ---
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Description Andrew Dahms 2014-07-29 01:28:01 UTC
This change affects the method by which snapshots are deleted. Previously, deleting a snapshot was not as easy as might be expected, and involved creating a temporary space equivalent to the full size of the disk (even for thinly provisioned disks). With this change, this process has been greatly simplified.

This bug is somewhat tricky and will involve updating the section of the Technical Guide that talks about snapshot deletion. It might also involve looking into the sections of the Administration Guide and seeing whether there is any mention of the mechanism by which snapshots are deleted. However, the bulk of the work on this bug will be conceptual and centered around the Technical Guide.

oVirt feature page: http://www.ovirt.org/Features/Live_Merge#Special_considerations_for_ovirt-engine

PRD Bug: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=647386

Comment 1 Andrew Dahms 2014-09-13 02:53:55 UTC
The two child bugs for this tracker bug have now been addressed and verified.


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