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From David Nalley <>
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 <> 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 <> 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 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
>> 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:
>> That said, if you are more interested in Python, there is also an OCCI project:
>> 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:


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