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From Will Stevens <wstev...@cloudops.com>
Subject Re: [Propose][New Feature] Storage Snapshots
Date Thu, 04 Feb 2016 18:27:50 GMT
Will you be able to create a Template from a StorageSnapshot?  If yes, will
the template be stored in the secondary storage like normal templates or
will that be handled somehow on the vendor side?

*Will STEVENS*
Lead Developer

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On Thu, Feb 4, 2016 at 1:22 PM, Syed Mushtaq <syed1.mushtaq@gmail.com>
wrote:

> Thanks Will!!!
>
> On Thu, Feb 4, 2016 at 1:19 PM, Will Stevens <wstevens@cloudops.com>
> wrote:
>
>> I explicitly linked the Design Spec in the Jira ticket because it was not
>> clear in the 'mention' section because it shows as a page 'you do not have
>> permission to'.
>>
>> *Will STEVENS*
>> Lead Developer
>>
>> *CloudOps* *| *Cloud Solutions Experts
>> 420 rue Guy *|* Montreal *|* Quebec *|* H3J 1S6
>> w cloudops.com *|* tw @CloudOps_
>>
>> On Thu, Feb 4, 2016 at 1:02 PM, Syed Ahmed <sahmed@cloudops.com> wrote:
>>
>>>
>>> Design Spec:
>>>
>>>
>>> https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/CLOUDSTACK/StorageSnapshot++API
>>>
>>> Jira Ticket
>>>
>>> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CLOUDSTACK-9278
>>>
>>>
>>> Hi All,
>>>
>>> We plan to propose a new set of APIs to do snapshots on managed storage
>>> backends like SolidFire. Snapshots on current managed storage stay on the
>>> device which is contrary to what CloudStack calls snpshots. But taking
>>> snapshots
>>> on storage and keeping it there has its own advantages and we would
>>> ideally like
>>> to have both ways of doing snapshots. This proposal adds 4 new APIs to
>>> create snapshots on backend storage.
>>>
>>> What do you guys think of this feature? I would love to have some
>>> feedback. I am working on making the design spec more concrete but wanted
>>> to have
>>> a high level feedback first before starting to work on it.
>>>
>>> Thanks,
>>> -Syed
>>>
>>>
>>
>

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