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From umesh kute <umeshvk...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Regarding cloudstack automation
Date Mon, 09 Dec 2013 08:26:06 GMT
Thanks a lot Manas for your quick response!!!

Thanks and Regards
-- Umesh Kute


On Sun, Dec 8, 2013 at 3:25 PM, manas biswal <manas.biswal06@gmail.com>wrote:

> Dear Umesh
>
> As you have mentioned about "automation", is  it worth talking about
> scaling.
> which the cloud is really meant for. Basically there are 2 types of scaling
> scale up
> and scale out ( or horizontal and vertical scaling) . scale up means you
> are making automatic up and
> down the vm resources according to the requirement. i.e for example when
> your machine need extra memory
> it will attach automatically. In scale up scheme the single machine is
> scaled. In horizontal scaling
> -- another instance of same type will be up to balance he load ( as incase
> of http). Though Cloudstack provides
> API for scaling, you can write your own autoscaling script. As told by
> Apache, they may add this in future release.for
> time being it is supported by Netscaler ( Hardware) provided by Citrix. But
> there are some third party tools
> which can do this. you can se "scalr" https://github.com/Scalr/  and
> http://www.scalr.com/
> Cloudmonkey is the commandline interface for CloudStack, it is not a
> automation tool.  But you can use the API acces method used in Cloudmonkey
> for writting your own plugin for CloudStack
>
> Hope you understand
>
>
>
> On Sun, Dec 8, 2013 at 11:58 AM, umesh kute <umeshvkute@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > Hi All,
> > Good morning !!!
> > I am working as QA engineer and I am new to the cloudstack community.
> > We have started using cloudstack and deployed it in our infrastructure.
> >
> > Can somebody please help me in identifying the good automation
> > framework/tool/anything? The main intention is we want to automate the
> > infrastructure validation related cases (for e.g. create/update/delete
> > cases for instances, project, network, etc...)
> >
> > It would be good if you can help in identifying it.
> >
> > Please note: I have gone through cloudmonkey. But i haven't found much
> help
> > on it. May be i need to search a bit more.. I am also going through the
> > marvin and planning to setup it. If apart from these two, if anyone has
> > different view please suggest.
> >
> > Also, if somebody has any pointers on cloudmonkey and marvin or any more
> > info on this (like, if it would suffice the infrastructure validation
> > related cases i mentioned above) any pros/cons would really be helpful
> for
> > me...
> >
> > Appreciate any help on this and looking forward for the response on
> this!!!
> >
> > Thanks and Regards
> > -- Umesh Kute
> >
>
>
>
> --
> *Thanks and Regards*
> Manas Ranjan Biswal
> Research Scientist,
> OpenTechnology Center,
> NIC,Chennai
> 08015698191,9776349149
> manas.biswal@nic.in
>

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