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From manas biswal <manas.biswa...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Research areas in cloudstack
Date Wed, 08 Jan 2014 09:53:46 GMT
Hi Jitendra

why dont you go for Auto scaling in Cloudstack. Both horizontal and
vertical scaling.
Currently scale-out(horizontal scale) is supported by third party
tools like Scalr .

We are also doing some R&D in these areas.



On Tue, Jan 7, 2014 at 2:23 PM, sebgoa <runseb@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> On Jan 6, 2014, at 6:42 PM, Ignazio Cassano <ignaziocassano@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Hi all, my suggestion concerns Desktop as a Service (DaaS) based on linux
>> kvm and Spice.
>> Spice protocol is opensource and could be included to expand cloudstack
>> features.
>> Ignazio
>
> That could be very interesting
>
>>
>>
>>
>> 2014/1/6 manas biswal <manas.biswal06@gmail.com>
>>
>>> virtual disk inter- operability , may be another area, means study
>>> about different disk formats that CloudStack is supporting.
>>> like qucow, vhd etc.
>>>
>>> On Mon, Jan 6, 2014 at 9:14 PM, sebgoa <runseb@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> On Jan 6, 2014, at 5:33 AM, jitendra shelar <
>>> jitendra.shelar410@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> Hi All,
>>>>>
>>>>> I am pursuing with my MS at BITs, Pilani, India.
>>>>> I am planning of doing my final sem project in cloudstack.
>>>>>
>>>>> Can somebody please suggest me some research areas in cloudstack?
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Hi Jitendra, it depends what you mean by 'research', but there are a lot
>>> of interesting projects to do IMHO:
>>>>
>>>> -Integration testing: Develop the Marvin framework and write tests to
>>> continuously check the support for CloudStack clients (libcloud, AWS,
>>> jclouds etc) this would require learning jenkins, understanding continuous
>>> integration pipeline and finding ways to tests these clients automatically.
>>>>
>>>> -Investigating Xen GPU passthrough and setting up a demo where Xen
>>> hypervisors are tagged specifically for VM that need access to GPUs, run
>>> CUDA code on them…
>>>>
>>>> -Investigate Mesos framework and develop deployments scripts to
>>> automatically deploy Mesos on a CloudStack infrastructure, the end goal
>>> being to demo running mixed workloads (MPI, hadoop, spark) on a virtualized
>>> infrastructure in cloudstack
>>>>
>>>> -Docker integration/use, a few of us have been talking about this and
>>> you would be likely to get some help from the community.
>>>>
>>>> -Review of configuration management systems (chef, puppet, ansible,
>>> saltstack...) develop recipes for deploying cloudstack for all systems
>>> (some already exist), from source and from packages. Include management
>>> server and hypervisor setup. Ideally had a wrapper to link to the
>>> hypervisor and the mgt server together automatically using Marvin.
>>>>
>>>> -Investigate PaaS solutions and their integration with CloudStack.
>>> Software like cloudify, openshift, cloudfoundry, appscale…some of it is
>>> already done but a thorough analysis of pros and cons as well as code
>>> writing to finish the integration of some would be great.
>>>>
>>>> You can also check out JIRA:
>>> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CLOUDSTACK , browse through the
>>> long list of 'bugs' and pick what seems interesting to you.
>>>>
>>>> This all depends of course on your skills and interest, are you more of
>>> a java developer or a sys admin ? Are you interested in integration with
>>> third party software or core java development ?
>>>>
>>>> Cheers,
>>>>
>>>> -sebastien
>>>>
>>>>> Thanks,
>>>>> Jitendra
>>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> --
>>> Thanks and Regards
>>> Manas Ranjan Biswal
>>> Research Scientist,
>>> OpenTechnology Center,
>>> NIC,Chennai
>>> 08015698191,9776349149
>>> manas.biswal@nic.in
>>>
>



-- 
Thanks and Regards
Manas Ranjan Biswal
Research Scientist,
OpenTechnology Center,
NIC,Chennai
08015698191,9776349149
manas.biswal@nic.in

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