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From Mike Tutkowski <mike.tutkow...@solidfire.com>
Subject Re: Managing individual ESXi instances
Date Wed, 18 Jun 2014 15:40:01 GMT
Or I'd like to know if it doesn't work (as is the case for Hyper-V until I
get time to add that kind of support for it).


On Wed, Jun 18, 2014 at 9:37 AM, Mike Tutkowski <
mike.tutkowski@solidfire.com> wrote:

> I know, for example, that I'd like to test out that managed storage works
> with it.
>
> I've added support for managed storage to XenServer, ESX/vCenter, and KVM
> for CloudStack.
>
> Another hypervisor type - to me personally - means I'd to verify managed
> storage works with it.
>
> Depending on how radical the changes for an ESX-only solution are, it may
> or may not work "out of the box" for managed storage.
>
>
> On Wed, Jun 18, 2014 at 9:30 AM, Ivan Efremov <eo2@yandex.ru> wrote:
>
>> Hi Alex,
>>
>> How do you think, what is the rough estimation of adding ESX API support
>> to CloudStack?
>> AFAIU the main point of integration of the new API is
>> plugins/hypervisors. Are there any other major points that should be
>> patched when adding a new hypervisor type?
>>
>>
>> Thanks,
>> Ivan
>>
>> 18.06.2014, 18:24, "Alex Huang" <Alex.Huang@citrix.com>:
>> > IIRC, the reason is because the vCenter API is more powerful than the
>> ESX API.  At the time (before Apache), the features that requested needed
>> vCenter. There's currently no proposal to use plain ESXi.  Would love to
>> see one though.
>> >
>> > --Alex
>> >>  -----Original Message-----
>> >>  From: Ivan Efremov [mailto:eo2@yandex.ru]
>> >>  Sent: Tuesday, June 17, 2014 8:26 PM
>> >>  To: dev@cloudstack.apache.org
>> >>  Subject: Managing individual ESXi instances
>> >>
>> >>  Hi all,
>> >>
>> >>  I've sent this mail to the users list but this one looks as the
>> better destination.
>> >>
>> >>  I'm new to the CloudStack platform and I'm wondering why the platform
>> >>  does need the vCenter API and can not use ESXi directly,
>> >>
>> >>  Can anyone elaborate on this?
>> >>  Are there any proposals for adding ESXi integration to CloudStack?
>> >>
>> >>  Thanks,
>> >>  Ivan
>>
>
>
>
> --
> *Mike Tutkowski*
> *Senior CloudStack Developer, SolidFire Inc.*
> e: mike.tutkowski@solidfire.com
> o: 303.746.7302
> Advancing the way the world uses the cloud
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>



-- 
*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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