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From Nguyen Anh Tu <t...@apache.org>
Subject Re: jclouds support for CloudStack
Date Thu, 24 Jul 2014 10:11:53 GMT
+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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