[ovs-discuss] OVN Database sizes - Auto compact feature

Daniel Alvarez Sanchez dalvarez at redhat.com
Wed Mar 7 18:06:50 UTC 2018

All right, I'll repeat it with code in branch-2.8.
Will post the results once the test finishes.

On Wed, Mar 7, 2018 at 7:03 PM, Ben Pfaff <blp at ovn.org> wrote:

> On Wed, Mar 07, 2018 at 05:53:15PM +0100, Daniel Alvarez Sanchez wrote:
> > Repeated the test with 1000 ports this time. See attached image.
> > For some reason, the sizes grow while deleting the ports (the
> > deletion task starts at around x=2500). The weird thing is why
> > they keep growing and the online compact doesn't work as when
> > I do it through ovs-appctl tool.
> >
> > I suspect this is a bug and eventually it will grow and grow unless
> > we manually compact the db.
> Would you mind trying out an older ovsdb-server, for example the one
> from OVS 2.8?  Some of the logic in ovsdb-server around compaction
> changed in OVS 2.9, so it would be nice to know whether this was a
> regression or an existing bug.
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