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From Priyanka Deepala <priyanka.deepal...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: jclouds support for CloudStack
Date Thu, 24 Jul 2014 06:05:09 GMT
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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