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From Mike Tutkowski <mike.tutkow...@solidfire.com>
Subject Re: DevCloud Question
Date Wed, 23 Jan 2013 03:31:47 GMT
That's great advice, Marcus.  Certainly feel free to throw out
"unsolicited" advice.  I'm just diving into CloudStack and am a bit
overwhelmed at the moment, so any ideas on how to get a feel for it are
awesome to have.

Thanks!


On Tue, Jan 22, 2013 at 8:28 PM, Mike Tutkowski <
mike.tutkowski@solidfire.com> wrote:

> No...it is network accessible...I was just thinking I would not use NFS.
>  If I use SolidFire's storage, run the management server on my host OS,
> then I guess all that leaves for DevCloud to do is provide a hypervisor to
> run VMs...is that true?  If that's the case, I could just run my own
> hypervisor in a different VirtualBox VM.  That's all I was thinking.  Do
> you think that's not a good way to go?  Just curious.
>
>
> On Tue, Jan 22, 2013 at 8:14 PM, Marcus Sorensen <shadowsor@gmail.com>wrote:
>
>> Why not? Is solid fire storage not network accessible?
>> On Jan 22, 2013 8:11 PM, "Mike Tutkowski" <mike.tutkowski@solidfire.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>> > OK, guys...thanks for the info!
>> >
>> > In my case, I will need to make use of SolidFire's storage, so using
>> > DevCloud for storage is probably not going to be applicable for me.
>> >
>> > I could use DevCloud to run VMs...I see now.  I also have another VM
>> I've
>> > been using that has XenServer installed where I could run my VMs.  This
>> is
>> > making more sense to me now.  I just wasn't really confident I
>> understood
>> > what DevCloud provided.
>> >
>> > Thanks again
>> >
>> >
>> > On Tue, Jan 22, 2013 at 8:02 PM, Marcus Sorensen <shadowsor@gmail.com
>> > >wrote:
>> >
>> > > Devcloud is where your VMS run. So in cloudstack when you add hosts,
>> it
>> > is
>> > > your host. In production you generally would have 3 or so management
>> > > servers controlling tens or hundreds of hosts that run VMS. So the
>> mac is
>> > > your management server and devcloud is what it controls.
>> > > On Jan 22, 2013 6:34 PM, "Mike Tutkowski" <
>> mike.tutkowski@solidfire.com>
>> > > wrote:
>> > >
>> > > > Sorry about what might be silly questions :) but if I develop my
>> code
>> > on
>> > > > Mac OS X, I'm not really sure what DevCloud would do for me? Could
>> you
>> > > > explain that part to me?
>> > > >
>> > > > Thanks!
>> > > >
>> > > >
>> > > > On Tue, Jan 22, 2013 at 6:22 PM, Mike Tutkowski <
>> > > > mike.tutkowski@solidfire.com> wrote:
>> > > >
>> > > > > Ah, didn't realize that DevCloud2 was Debian based.
>> > > > >
>> > > > > I'm developing on Max OS X.  So, it sounds like for a developer
in
>> > that
>> > > > > situation, it is best for me to download the source code to my
>> Mac,
>> > > code,
>> > > > > build, run, test, etc. on Mac OS X?
>> > > > >
>> > > > >
>> > > > > On Tue, Jan 22, 2013 at 5:23 PM, Fang Wang <fang.wang@citrix.com>
>> > > wrote:
>> > > > >
>> > > > >> IT depends on what OS X you have. IF you have Ubuntu, then
either
>> > > > >> DevCloud or your environment is the same.
>> > > > >> You may directly use your Ubuntu.
>> > > > >>
>> > > > >> But if OS X is windows, for some hypervisor, you can't directly
>> > deploy
>> > > > MS
>> > > > >> on Windows.
>> > > > >> Then DevCloud provides a way to bypass this Windows limitation.
>> > > > >>
>> > > > >> -Fang
>> > > > >>
>> > > > >> -----Original Message-----
>> > > > >> From: Mike Tutkowski [mailto:mike.tutkowski@solidfire.com]
>> > > > >> Sent: Tuesday, January 22, 2013 3:43 PM
>> > > > >> To: cloudstack-dev@incubator.apache.org
>> > > > >> Subject: DevCloud Question
>> > > > >>
>> > > > >> Hi everyone,
>> > > > >>
>> > > > >> I'm curious to learn a bit about DevCloud.  I don't currently
>> > > understand
>> > > > >> how it relates from a development-workflow perspective.
>> > > > >>
>> > > > >> My host OS is OS X.  I have VirtualBox, Eclipse, Git, Maven,
etc.
>> > > > >> installed in OS X.  I am running the DevCloud appliance via
>> > > VirtualBox.
>> > > >  I
>> > > > >> can bring up the CloudStack GUI and log in this way and that's
>> easy
>> > > and
>> > > > >> great to be able to do.  What I don't really understand is
how
>> our
>> > > > >> development workflow should be using DevCloud.
>> > > > >>
>> > > > >> Do I develop code in Eclipse on OS X and port the artifacts
over
>> to
>> > > > >> DevCloud to update it?  Am I supposed to develop directly
on
>> Ubuntu
>> > in
>> > > > >> DevCloud (and, as such, should not use Eclipse).  Should
I just
>> > ignore
>> > > > >> DevCloud completely and develop everything on OS X?
>> > > > >>
>> > > > >> I'm a little lost here.
>> > > > >>
>> > > > >> Thanks!!
>> > > > >>
>> > > > >> --
>> > > > >> *Mike Tutkowski*
>> > > > >> *Senior CloudStack Developer, SolidFire Inc.*
>> > > > >> e: mike.tutkowski@solidfire.com
>> > > > >> o: 303.746.7302
>> > > > >> Advancing the way the world uses the
>> > > > >> cloud<http://solidfire.com/solution/overview/?video=play>
>> > > > >> *(tm)*
>> > > > >>
>> > > > >
>> > > > >
>> > > > >
>> > > > > --
>> > > > > *Mike Tutkowski*
>> > > > > *Senior CloudStack Developer, SolidFire Inc.*
>> > > > > e: mike.tutkowski@solidfire.com
>> > > > > o: 303.746.7302
>> > > > > Advancing the way the world uses the cloud<
>> > > > http://solidfire.com/solution/overview/?video=play>
>> > > > > *™*
>> > > > >
>> > > >
>> > > >
>> > > >
>> > > > --
>> > > > *Mike Tutkowski*
>> > > > *Senior CloudStack Developer, SolidFire Inc.*
>> > > > e: mike.tutkowski@solidfire.com
>> > > > o: 303.746.7302
>> > > > Advancing the way the world uses the
>> > > > cloud<http://solidfire.com/solution/overview/?video=play>
>> > > > *™*
>> > > >
>> > >
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> > --
>> > *Mike Tutkowski*
>> > *Senior CloudStack Developer, SolidFire Inc.*
>> > e: mike.tutkowski@solidfire.com
>> > o: 303.746.7302
>> > Advancing the way the world uses the
>> > cloud<http://solidfire.com/solution/overview/?video=play>
>> > *™*
>> >
>>
>
>
>
> --
> *Mike Tutkowski*
> *Senior CloudStack Developer, SolidFire Inc.*
> e: mike.tutkowski@solidfire.com
> o: 303.746.7302
> Advancing the way the world uses the cloud<http://solidfire.com/solution/overview/?video=play>
> *™*
>



-- 
*Mike Tutkowski*
*Senior CloudStack Developer, SolidFire Inc.*
e: mike.tutkowski@solidfire.com
o: 303.746.7302
Advancing the way the world uses the
cloud<http://solidfire.com/solution/overview/?video=play>
*™*

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