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From Alex Karasulu <akaras...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL][RFC] CloudStack for the Apache Incubator
Date Wed, 04 Apr 2012 01:42:16 GMT
On Wed, Apr 4, 2012 at 4:17 AM, Kevin Kluge <Kevin.Kluge@citrix.com> wrote:

> Thanks, Brett.  We appreciate your help.
>
> -kevin
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Brett Porter [mailto:brett@porterclan.net] On Behalf Of Brett Porter
> Sent: Tuesday, April 03, 2012 5:28 PM
> To: general@incubator.apache.org
> Subject: Re: [PROPOSAL][RFC] CloudStack for the Apache Incubator
>
> Hi Kevin,
>
> On 04/04/2012, at 3:17 AM, Kevin Kluge wrote:
>
> > Hi All,
> >
> > We would like to propose CloudStack to be an Apache Incubator project.
> >
> > CloudStack provides control plane software that can be used to create an
> IaaS cloud. It includes an HTTP-based API for user and administrator
> functions and a web UI for user and administrator access. Administrators
> can provision physical infrastructure (e.g., servers, network elements,
> storage) into an instance of CloudStack, while end users can use the
> CloudStack self-service API and UI for the provisioning and management of
> virtual machines, virtual disks, and virtual networks.   Additional
> information is available at http://cloudstack.org/ and
> http://docs.cloudstack.org/.
> >
> > The draft proposal document is available at
> http://wiki.apache.org/incubator/CloudStackProposal.   There are a few
> incomplete sections in the proposal.  We have left "XXX" marks by those as
> reminders, and we'll complete those sections in the next few days as the
> proposal evolves.
> >
> > We're excited about the opportunity to work with ASF and the community
> to create an Incubator project for cloud orchestration.  We'll welcome all
> feedback on the proposal.  Thanks.
>
> The proposal looks good - I appreciate that you've called out some of the
> challenges directly.
>
> I'm able to help mentor the project, so I've added my name to the wiki.
>
>
I'd also like to help, been following you guys for some time and think you
have a good community around a great product. I've been looking for a solid
Java based alternative to oVirt before finding CloudStack. I also have
added myself to the wiki as a mentor.

-- 
Best Regards,
-- Alex

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