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From Sebastien Goasguen <run...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: jclouds support for CloudStack
Date Thu, 24 Jul 2014 19:00:33 GMT
Great,

then you should probably join the jclouds dev list and start testing and contributing there.

On Jul 24, 2014, at 6:11 AM, Nguyen Anh Tu <tuna@apache.org> wrote:

> +1. I'm willing to contribute.
> 
> --Tuna
> 
> 
> On Thu, Jul 24, 2014 at 1:05 PM, Priyanka Deepala <
> priyanka.deepala18@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
>> count me jclouds integration for more recent API features
>> 
>> Regards
>> Priyanka
>> 
>> 
>> On Wed, Jul 23, 2014 at 9:07 PM, Sebastien Goasguen <runseb@gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>> 
>>> 
>>> On Jul 23, 2014, at 11:32 AM, Aled Sage <aled.sage@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> 
>>>> Hi all,
>>>> 
>>>> We are keen users of and contributors to jclouds [1], including for the
>>> CloudStack integration.
>>>> 
>>>> For those who don't know it, Apache jclouds is the leading java cloud
>>> portability library, used by a lot of companies and several Apache
>> projects
>>> including Brooklyn (for which I'm a lead) and Stratos.
>>>> 
>>>> Would anyone in the CloudStack community be interested in helping out
>>> with updating and improving the jclouds integration? Unfortunately the
>>> jclouds CloudStack code hasn't had as much attention as it deserves over
>>> the past couple of releases.
>>>> 
>>>> I just targeted Exoscale [2] (i.e. CloudStack 4.3) for the jclouds live
>>> test suite, and got a range of failures. There are some concrete tasks
>> that
>>> can come out of this:
>>>> 
>>>> * Ability to automatically skip inappropriate tests - e.g. if only
>>>>  basic networking is available, then report the advanced networking
>>>>  tests as skipped rather than failed.
>>>>  (This could use the API Discovery [3])
>>>> * Investigate other failures, to make the test suite more robust (or
>>>>  potentially to find regressions in CloudStack).
>>>> * Extend the jclouds integration for more recent API features (e.g.
>>>>  for API Discovery [3])
>>>> * Improve the publicity and documentation for jclouds CloudStack -
>>>>  e.g. it's not even mentioned in [4]
>>>> 
>>> 
>>> +1 from me of course. I take care of libcloud, but jclouds also needs
>>> attention.
>>> 
>>>> It's also worth noting that the jclouds live test suite is a great
>>> regression test suite that could be run at least once on every CloudStack
>>> release. For example, it would most likely spot regressions such as
>>> CLOUDSTACK-6508 [5,6].
>>>> 
>>> 
>>> I applied the patch for 6508 in the 4.3 branch, so you will see it in
>> 4.3.1
>>> 
>>>> Aled
>>>> 
>>>> [1] jclouds.apache.org <http://jclouds.apache.org>
>>>> [2] www.exoscale.ch <http://www.exoscale.ch>
>>>> [3]
>> http://cloudstack.apache.org/docs/api/apidocs-4.3/user/listApis.html
>>>> [4] https://jclouds.apache.org/guides/
>>>> [5] https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CLOUDSTACK-6508
>>>> [6] https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/JCLOUDS-557
>>> 
>>> 
>> 


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