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From Adrian Cole <adrian.f.c...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: vijava - some additional thoughts
Date Tue, 31 Jul 2012 02:59:38 GMT
I've not found an alternate OSS java library for vsphere except vijava.  It
definitely is in wide use, despite lack of unit tests and sensible
logging.  Wins by default and also historically good support from Steve Jin.

-A
On Jul 30, 2012 7:29 PM, "Chip Childers" <chip.childers@sungard.com> wrote:

> David,
>
> I can vouch for vi java.  It's a much more rational API for VMware
> integration than the native SDK, and we can always ask the author
> (Steve Jin) for support if we need it.  He's a great guy, and really
> does a good job with that project.  We use the library here at SunGard
> almost exclusively when coding VMware integrations.
>
> The license is BSD, so that should work for us.  It does drag in the
> dom4j library as well, but that's BSD licensed too.
>
> I'd be happy to represent this project in any discussion with Steve...
>  He and I know each other at least a little bit.
>
> -chip
>
> [1] - http://vijava.svn.sourceforge.net/viewvc/vijava/trunk/License.txt
>
> On Mon, Jul 30, 2012 at 10:04 PM, David Nalley <david@gnsa.us> wrote:
> > Hi folks,
> >
> > I know I keep beating this drum until it sounds absurd, but I
> > discovered this blog post [1] today which reinforces to me that vijava
> > might be a suitable alternative for the VMware SDK, and as a bonus
> > gets rid of the proprietary licensing that the VMware SDK brings along
> > with it. Obviously this would require some rework, and probably isn't
> > a good candidate for any imminent upcoming release, but, for a release
> > or two out, it might be reasonable.
> >
> > --David
> >
> >
> > [1]
> http://www.doublecloud.org/2010/10/netapp-and-brocade-opt-for-vi-java-api/
> >
>

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