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From Amila Jayasekara <>
Subject Re: Orchestrator Overview Meeting Summary
Date Fri, 17 Jan 2014 04:36:19 GMT
On Thu, Jan 16, 2014 at 10:58 AM, Sachith Withana <>wrote:

> Hi All,
> This is the summary of the meeting we had Wednesday( 01/16/14) on the
> Orchestrator.
> Orchestrator Overview
> I Introduced the Orchestrator and I have attached the presentation
> herewith.
> Adding Job Cloning capability to the Orchestrator API
> Saminda suggested that we should have a way to clone an existing job and
> run it with different inputs or on a different host or both. Here's the
> Jira for that.[1]

I didnt quite understand what cloning does. Once descriptors are setup we
can run experiment with different inputs, many times we want. So what is
the actual need to have cloning ?

Thejaka Amila

> Gfac embedded vs Gfac as a service
> We have implemented the embedded Gfac and decided to use it for now.
> Gfac as a service is a long term goal to have. Until we get the
> Orchestrator complete we will use the embedded Gfac.
> Job statuses for the Orchestrator and the Gfac
> We need to come up with multi-level job statuses. User-level,
> Orchestartor-level and the Gfac-level statuses. Also the mapping between
> them is open for discussion. We didn't come to a conclusion on the matter.
> We will discuss this topic in an upcoming meeting.
> [1]
> --
> Thanks,
>  Sachith Withana

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