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From Cameron Mann <cameron.m...@cybera.ca>
Subject Re: openstack and VCL ?
Date Thu, 29 Mar 2012 15:08:52 GMT
We'd definitely be comfortable with that and should be able to do so within
the next two or three weeks.

Cameron

On Wed, Mar 28, 2012 at 11:08 AM, Aaron Peeler <aaron_peeler@ncsu.edu>wrote:

> Hi Cameron,
>
> That's wonderful.
>
> I understand this is a POC now, but also thats a great point in
> development cycle to get more eyes looking at it. Would you be
> comfortable (if not now, soon) submitting the work under ASF for
> review by the VCL community? Also with that we could work toward
> bringing you or your lead on this effort in as a apache vcl committer.
>
> I look forward to seeing you at ICA CON 2012
>
> Best Regards,
> Aaron
>
>
> On Wed, Mar 28, 2012 at 11:50 AM, Cameron Mann <cameron.mann@cybera.ca>
> wrote:
> > Hi Aaron,
> >
> > One of the things we're working on at Cybera is an EC2 provisioning
> module.
> >  We've also done a lot of work with OpenStack and our intent is for the
> > module not just to work with Amazon EC2 but any cloud that implements the
> > EC2 API, including OpenStack.  Right now it's very much in a proof of
> > concept state, but our intent is to open source it once some of the rough
> > edges are smoothed over.
> >
> > We'll also be presenting a paper at the upcoming ICA CON 2012 on our
> work so
> > far.
> >
> > Cameron
> >
> >
> > On Tue, Mar 27, 2012 at 8:28 AM, Aaron Peeler <aaron_peeler@ncsu.edu>
> wrote:
> >>
> >> Hi Folks,
> >>
> >> I think Tony from ECU asked about this before.
> >>
> >> Has anyone worked with openstack http://openstack.org/ ?
> >>
> >> I think integrating openstack provisioning into the VCL framework
> >> would benefit VCL. It could also benefit openstack and their current
> >> users. From what I understand, Openstack has a large commercial base
> >> of users and could be a way to expose VCL to more commercial users.
> >>
> >> Unless I'm wrong, currently openstack doesn't provide a self-service
> >> interface for users to VDI or clusters, nor does it provide bare-metal
> >> loads.  VCL with xCAT could provide that for that community in a short
> >> time-frame.
> >>
> >> Is there anyone interested in investigating and working on an
> >> openstack provisioning module ?  I don't think it will take a huge
> >> amount of work, one would need to know openstack and how to add in a
> >> VCL provisioning module. I'd be willing to assist but would need
> >> someone to take the lead on it.
> >>
> >> Thoughts?
> >>
> >> I know this is a development question, but also felt this is big
> >> enough to include folks on the vcl-user list.
> >>
> >> Best,
> >> Aaron
> >>
> >> --
> >> Aaron Peeler
> >> Program Manager
> >> Virtual Computing Lab
> >> NC State University
> >>
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>
>
> --
> Aaron Peeler
> Program Manager
> Virtual Computing Lab
> NC State University
>
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