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From Nirmal Fernando <nirmal070...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Stratos developer guide: demo environment
Date Sat, 21 Dec 2013 12:15:13 GMT
Great findings Chris!! Good luck on remaining work!

On Saturday, December 21, 2013, chris snow wrote:

> I have been doing a fair amount of investigation into automating the
> development and demo environment setup for Stratos.
>
> My focus has been on building an environment that uses lxc so that it will
> be more efficient and will hopefully not need a high spec machine to run.
>
> Things I've tried so far:
>
> - bash scripts for setting up the lxc containers, however this approach
> was crude and error prone
> - puppet, however I found lxc support immature
> - chef, better lxc support, but still immature
>
> Then I found ubuntu juju which seems to work quite nicely with lxc.
>
> My current focus is on using vagrant to setup a Ubuntu guest.  In the
> vagrant guest, juju will be used to setup openstack.  I'm hoping that if
> this approach works out well, I could create some juju scripts for setting
> up Stratos.
>
> I will post my findings here when I have made some more progress.
>
>
>
>
>
> On Tue, Dec 17, 2013 at 7:26 AM, chris snow <chsnow123@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Awesome - thanks Sajith.
>
> On Tue, Dec 17, 2013 at 7:07 AM, Sajith Kariyawasam <sajith@wso2.com>wrote:
>
> Hi Chris,
>
>
> On Tue, Dec 17, 2013 at 11:52 AM, chris snow <chsnow123@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>
> Thanks for the answers, Nirmal.
>
> Where can I find the pre-setup virtual machine images and puppet scripts
> for Stratos?
>
>
> Pre-setup virtual machine image ids (EC2) are mentioned in milestone
> installation guides, and you can find the puppet scripts in
>  incubator-stratos/tools/puppet location.
>
>
>
> On Tue, Dec 17, 2013 at 1:52 AM, Nirmal Fernando <nirmal070125@gmail.com>wrote:
>
> Chris, answers in line.
>
> On Dec 17, 2013 1:55 AM, "chris snow" <chsnow123@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > In the developer guide, there is a section "How does Apache Stratos
> (Incubating) work?" where I describe a high level overview of a typical
> workflow.
> >
> > In the next section (heading title: "Where can I try or see this
> workflow in action?"), I would like to give the reader hands on experience
> of the typical workflow.
> >
> > Question 1) Which of the following options are currently available for
> Stratos?
> > Live Demo Service
> Nope.
> > Pre-setup Virtual Machine Images
> Yes.
>
> > Puppet/Chef scripts to setup a local demo environment
> Yes.
>
> > Recorded webinar of the typical functionality
> Probably after the release.
> > Screenshots of the functionality
> Good thought... again should do after the release.
>
> > Instructions for manual setup of local demo environment
> If I'm not mistaken, someone already started to build this.
>
> > I know the last option (6 - manual setup) is available, but that is a
> big investment of time, and would probably put of a lot of potential
> developers.
> >
> > Question 2) Is it worth creating JIRA tickets for the options: 1
> (creating a demo stratos environment), 2 (creating stratos VMs), and 3
> (creating stratos setup scripts) so that users/developers have a quicker
> way of playing with stratos?
> >
> Yes, please do if they are not already there.
>
> > dev guide link:
> >
> https://docs.google.com/document/d/1GiEsqVbqhp0rBqf6LhpNqB57TVxIApNg9o1Sk0zI9Oo
>
>
>
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Best Regards,
Nirmal

Nirmal Fernando.
PPMC Member & Committer of Apache Stratos,
Senior Software Engineer, WSO2 Inc.

Blog: http://nirmalfdo.blogspot.com/

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