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From David Nalley <da...@gnsa.us>
Subject Re: [Discuss][DeltaCloud]CloudStack suppprt
Date Thu, 04 Apr 2013 13:14:13 GMT
On Thu, Apr 4, 2013 at 9:09 AM, Chip Childers <chip.childers@sungard.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 04, 2013 at 05:42:45AM -0400, Sebastien Goasguen wrote:
>>
>> On Apr 4, 2013, at 12:37 AM, L Radhakrishna Rao <satishsagar83@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> > So are we going to report it into python?
>> >
>> > What's the entire plan?
>> >
>>
>> Rao, there is no real plan but instead things that we should do as a community.
>>
>> Deltacloud is an apache project http://deltacloud.apache.org that offers among other
things a standard interface (CIMI) to several cloud backends.
>> Adding a CloudStack driver in delatcloud would give CloudStack a CIMI interface.
>> Deltacloud is written in ruby, the path to the CS driver could be to use Chip's start
with a ruby client https://github.com/chipchilders/cloudstack_ruby_client
>>
>> There is another Cloud standard out there, OCCI and it also has a ruby implementation.
So the CS ruby client could be leveraged to also implement an OCCI interface: https://github.com/gwdg/rOCCI
>>
>> That said, if you are more interested in Python, there is also an OCCI project: http://occi-wg.org/2012/02/20/occi-pyocni/
>>
>> If you want to work on the CloudStack core code, Cloudmonkey and Marvin are written
in Python, you could look at those projects (under /tools in the cloudstack source tree),
browse JIRA for open tickets in those components and start hacking :)
>>
>> -sebastien
>
> And the conversation about Python started in this thread due to Prasanna
> suggesting that we have someone work with the Apache Libcloud project to
> provide a CloudStack driver over there.  That's a Python-based project.
>

Incidentally libcloud has CloudStack support thanks (FWIU) in large
part to the folks at Ninefold:
http://libcloud.apache.org/supported_providers.html

--David

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