[Pacemaker] Suggestions for managing HA of containers from within a Pacemaker container?

Andrew Beekhof andrew at beekhof.net
Wed Feb 25 21:39:17 EST 2015

> On 26 Feb 2015, at 8:51 am, Digimer <lists at alteeve.ca> wrote:
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> On 25/02/15 04:45 PM, David Vossel wrote:
>> ----- Original Message -----
>>> Pacemaker as a scheduler in Mesos or Kubernates does sound like a
>>> very interesting idea. Packaging corosync into super privileged
>>> containers still doesn't make too much sense to me. What's the
>>> reason in isolating something and then giving it all permissions
>>> on a host machine?
>> because soon everything will run in containers. Take a look at rhel
>> atomic and the stuff coreos is doing. The only way pacemaker will
>> exist on those distributions is if it lives in a super privileged
>> container.
> If I can respectfully disagree, or at least provide a different opinion;
> I'm old enough to have seen many supposed "game changers" come and go.
> Maybe containers will be different, but to simply assume so at this
> stage and to base the future development of HA software on that
> assumption seems ... risky.
> I think there is an argument for supporting containers, sure, but not
> to base plans on the assumption that they will become the be-all and
> end-all.

Key phrase: "on these distros".
David's not suggesting everyone run Pacemaker like this, only people that have bought into distros that drank the container brand cool-aid (probably out of a container!).

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