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From Syed Mushtaq <syed1.mush...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [Propose][New Feature] Storage Snapshots
Date Thu, 04 Feb 2016 18:22:20 GMT
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*
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>
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> 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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