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3.5. Database configuration
You can configure OpenStack Compute to use any SQLAlchemy-compatible database. The database name is
nova-conductorservice is the only service that writes to the database. The other Compute services access the database through the
To ensure that the database schema is current, run the following command:
nova-manage db sync
nova-conductoris not used, entries to the database are mostly written by the
nova-schedulerservice, although all services must be able to update entries in the database.
In either case, use the configuration option settings documented in Table 3.22, “Description of database configuration options” to configure the connection string for the nova database.