Bug 1732852 - [QE][Docs][RFE][Compute] document DB cleanup functionality in nova-manage
Summary: [QE][Docs][RFE][Compute] document DB cleanup functionality in nova-manage
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat OpenStack
Classification: Red Hat
Component: documentation
Version: 13.0 (Queens)
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
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Assignee: Irina
QA Contact: RHOS Documentation Team
Whiteboard: docs-accepted
Depends On: 1154875 1508295 1595887 1888097
Blocks: 1894145
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2019-07-24 14:12 UTC by Mikey Ariel
Modified: 2020-11-03 16:19 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2020-11-03 16:07:38 UTC
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Description Mikey Ariel 2019-07-24 14:12:10 UTC
User story:

As an administrator, I need a tool to help me clean up my databases that will actually delete records instead of just marking a deleted record.  Knowing that the database is actually cleaned up and the appropriate records have really been deleted will help me troubleshoot errors.

Purpose of function: 

Currently, the main housekeeping job (manual, that is) for Compute is that of DB cleanup.  This feature adds a tool that actually deletes DB records when asked.  Currently, Nova (and other services) use a "soft delete" of rows, when the system just marks a deleted column instead of actually deleting the instance record from the database.

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