Island is a plugin for cinder, its code is in cinder/volume/island/ directory.
- slide: http://www.slideshare.net/HuiCheng2/island-local-storage-volume-for-cinder
Island is still under development and in the experimental stage, so it may be have some issuses.
Island need the modified qemu to support its snapshot feature, you can get the patch for qemu-kvm.
For supporting the plugin, we have made a patch for nova, you also can get the patch.
- Add swift interface
- Change upload snapshot operation to asynchronous operation
- Multi-node test
If you have any questions about island, please feel free to contact us by email at email@example.com.