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From David Lutterkort <>
Subject RE: Eucalyptus and dynamic switching of driver/provider
Date Thu, 23 Dec 2010 00:30:48 GMT
On Wed, 2010-12-22 at 11:15 -0800, Sang-Min Park wrote:
> Yes, I agree with the idea of having users set API_PROVIDER to point to
> Eucalyptus services.
> Another direction is to use EC2_URL/S3_URL as an endpoint.
> Most Eucalyptus users already have those env variables set up and the
> 'aws' gem can parse the hostname, service path, and port from the URL.
> If EC2 driver doesn't set up endpoint explicitly assuming EC2_URL/S3_URL
> variables to point to it, then we may have one EC2 driver to support both
> Eucalyptus and EC2.

Note that env variables have to be set on the server to have an effect
on driver selection; dynamic driver selection is aimed at making it easy
for users to talk to a variety of clouds without needing lots of
deltacloud servers.

> Do we have some time estimate on when the EC2 driver will be committed to
> the core?

>From the way it looks, I'd say first week of January or thereabouts.


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