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From Abhinandan Prateek <cloudst...@aprateek.com>
Subject Re: [MERGE] CS-2163
Date Mon, 06 May 2013 12:04:09 GMT
On 06/05/13 5:20 PM, "Prasanna Santhanam" <tsp@apache.org> wrote:

>On Mon, May 06, 2013 at 11:39:49AM +0000, Murali Reddy wrote:
>> On 03/05/13 7:47 PM, "Chip Childers" <chip.childers@sungard.com> wrote:
>> 
>> >On Fri, May 03, 2013 at 04:11:21AM +0000, Murali Reddy wrote:
>> >>
>> >> 
>> >> I would like to see this as, meta-data that has semantic meaning to
>> >> CloudStack vs meta-data that's purely user meta-data that has no
>>meaning
>> >> to CloudStack and its plug-ins. 'Tags' falls in second category.
>> >
>> >Aren't tags used quite a bit for placement functions?
>> 
>
>To be clear - host tags cause affinity towards hosts that bear the
>same tag. This tagging can be done for storage pools too.


The current proposal is to associate similar data to resources so that
cloudstack can interpret it. e.g. the do not display flag affects whether
the VM can be returned to the end user or not. The do not display flag
will be used to not display the shadow Vms as in a DR solution.


>
>Resource Tags are simply meta-data to which a user can attribute
>meaning outside of CloudStack's knowledge and function.
>
>-- 
>Prasanna.,
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