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From Chip Childers <>
Subject Re: CloudStack UIX
Date Wed, 06 Jun 2012 19:21:18 GMT
On Wed, Jun 6, 2012 at 3:14 PM, Alex Huang <> wrote:
> For CloudStack Admin Console, we need to innovate in the following areas.  These all
have to do with being able to do more with less action.
> - Pluggable UI to configure plugins

+1 (would be +5 if it could be)

> - A monitor pane where resources can be put into and taken out of monitoring mode

Interesting idea, but would probably require some design concepts to
see if it would be useful / usable.

> - A simple collapsible tree view of the resources

I'm not certain I agree with a tree view for two reasons:  First, a
large scale environment typically has too many elements for a tree to
be the best method of navigation.  Second, it leads to the same type
of problem of too many clicks to get to something important.

Those two reservations can sometimes be dealt with pretty elegantly by
coupling a tree with a really simple (but useful) quick search

> - Jobs management ui


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