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From Francesco Vollero <razor...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Introducing 'cloudmanage' (name tbd)
Date Sun, 28 Apr 2013 12:52:16 GMT
Hi Michal,

Il 4/28/13 2:49 PM, Michal Fojtik ha scritto:
> Hi guys,
>
> Few months ago I started working on small Sinatra app[3] that leverage
> Sidekiq[1] framework to run certain Deltacloud jobs on background.
> While all this effort was something like a PoC of 'tracker' app, it
> turns out it could be changed a bit to serve as a Deltacloud UI with
> background jobs :-)
>
> This app use mounted[2] approach and mounts Deltacloud API as a Rack
> app. Using this you can do following:
>
> * Add your accounts (all deltacloud providers)
> * Import provider images for accounts (as async task)
> * Create an SSH key/password/etc and assign it to the image
> * Launch the image and choose what scripts should be pushed into instance
>
> Then this app will do following:
>
> * Push a script into the instance once SSH is ready
> * Connect to the instance via SSH and execute 'vmstat' to gather some
> basic metrics (CPU, memory ;) (no UI for this right now ;)
>
> I really sux in UI design, so I used twitter bootstrap CSS to provide
> some minimal UI for all this.
>
It's a great PoC !! :)

> I hope it could be useful for some, and provide an easy way for
> launching instances in cloud and pushing scripts into that instances :)
>
For sure, seems very interesting!
> I don't have any plans on extending this app, but I welcome all
> ideas/suggestions/patches/issues :-)
>
Well, it's on Github, for sure someone will be interested about it!

Thanks for doing this Michal, it will help the project to proof how
powerful it is Deltacloud :)

Cheers,
-FV
>   -- Michal
>
>
> [1] http://sidekiq.org/
> [2] http://mfojtik.im/add-deltacloud-to-my-application
> [3] https://github.com/deltacloud/cloudmanage
>


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