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From Nirmal Fernando <nirmal070...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: GSOC2014 query
Date Fri, 14 Mar 2014 05:35:55 GMT
Hi Suriya,

Also, it is high time to start building your proposal and get feedback from
the community. So, that you can write a proposal that stands out among
other proposals.


On Thu, Mar 13, 2014 at 11:58 PM, Sathyasuriya Priya <sathyasuriya@gmail.com
> wrote:

> Thanks Nirmal.
>
>
> On Thu, Mar 13, 2014 at 4:05 AM, Nirmal Fernando <nirmal070125@gmail.com>wrote:
>
>> Hi Suriya,
>>
>>
>> On Thu, Mar 13, 2014 at 3:15 PM, Sathyasuriya Priya <
>> sathyasuriya@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> Just to give an update.
>>> We have got better control of how to use GCE with jclouds [1].
>>>
>>
>> That's great!
>>
>>
>>>
>>> I have following queries about the testing aspects:
>>> Any pointers to email discussion/wiki would be helpful.
>>>
>>>
>>>    1. What kind of testing we do in general.
>>>
>>> Basic test would be to subscribe to a Cartridge and checking whether the
>> required instances are bringing up by Stratos in the configured IaaS.
>>
>>>
>>>    1. Any automated testing scripts we have.
>>>
>>>  No, currently we do not have any. Those are most welcome.
>>
>>>
>>>    1. I see some unittestcases as part of the code. How do we run them.
>>>
>>> Those should be run if you build the code without skipping tests; i.e.
>> mvn clean install
>>
>>>
>>>    1. How/Why do we say EC2 is production supported & others are
>>>    experimental.
>>>
>>> Cause EC2 is well tested and other IaaSes wasn't that well tested. But I
>> think we can get rid of that line.
>>
>>>
>>>    1. I see [2] can be a good way to setup a development setup. Any
>>>    other suggestions.
>>>
>>> You might have noticed that in the dev list Damitha has discussed the
>> possibility of using docker-lxc as an IaaS in Stratos.
>> You might want to try that too.
>>
>>>
>>> [1] http://www.mail-archive.com/dev@jclouds.apache.org/msg04420.html
>>> [2] https://github.com/snowch/stratos-developer-tools
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> On Mon, Mar 3, 2014 at 3:31 AM, Sathyasuriya Priya <
>>> sathyasuriya@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Thanks Nirmal,
>>>> I will get back with more info on jclouds GCE.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On Mon, Mar 3, 2014 at 3:20 AM, Nirmal Fernando <nirmal070125@gmail.com
>>>> > wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> Hey Suriya,
>>>>>
>>>>> It's glad to hear that you are interested in the GCE support
>>>>> integration project. Please find my comments in-line.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> On Mon, Mar 3, 2014 at 4:30 PM, Sathyasuriya Priya <
>>>>> sathyasuriya@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>> Dear Stratos developers,
>>>>>>
>>>>>> I am Suriyapriya Veluchamy, currently an MS CS student at NPU,
>>>>>> Fremont, CA, USA.
>>>>>> I am interested in the GSOC project listed in jira - adding support
>>>>>> for Google Compute Engine.
>>>>>> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/STRATOS-480
>>>>>>
>>>>>> I had a few clarifications after going through Stratos documentation
>>>>>> and codebase, in the last couple of days.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> I see that Cloud Controller is the component that directly interacts
>>>>>> with laases. Rest of the components are lass agnostic (mostly?).
>>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> Correct.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>> I also see that jclouds is adding support for GCE -
>>>>>> https://github.com/jclouds/jclouds-labs-google
>>>>>> Not sure on the working status of the support. If somebody could
>>>>>> brief on this, that would be helpful.
>>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> I see... so we need to first identify the status of the GCE support of
>>>>> jclouds.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>> Since stratos uses jclouds, it should have support for GCE ? (may
be
>>>>>> not all features may work)
>>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> Yes, at least the basic functionality should work.
>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> My question is about the scope of the project. Does it involve
>>>>>> working with jcloud team as well to get the required support ?
>>>>>> Or stratos will directly use the GCE apis to get the required support.
>>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> It's not feasible to implement jclouds API for GCE as part of this
>>>>> project. So, initial idea was generated based on the fact that jclouds
has
>>>>> support for GCE.
>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> I would like to measure the complexity of the work. Do you expect
it
>>>>>> to be more of integration with jclouds GCE support + fixing bugs
+ testing
>>>>>> in stratos.
>>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> Yes, exactly. You might have to fix issues that you will encounter in
>>>>> jclouds GCE too.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>>  Or would it be more full-fledged development needed to get the
>>>>>> things working.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> I also see large scale testing as one of the goals. I haven't thought
>>>>>> about it in detail. But, any suggestions on how much percent of total
work
>>>>>> would this item cover (may be 25-40%)?
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>> I hope above answers clarified this question too.
>>>>>
>>>>>>  Please let me know if I am not clear in any of the questions.
>>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> So, as a starting point, if you can contact jclouds developer list and
>>>>> get clarified on the status of the GCE support, that'll be great.
>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Thank you
>>>>>> Suriya
>>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> --
>>>>> Best Regards,
>>>>> Nirmal
>>>>>
>>>>> Nirmal Fernando.
>>>>> PPMC Member & Committer of Apache Stratos,
>>>>> Senior Software Engineer, WSO2 Inc.
>>>>>
>>>>> Blog: http://nirmalfdo.blogspot.com/
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>
>>
>> --
>> Best Regards,
>> Nirmal
>>
>> Nirmal Fernando.
>> PPMC Member & Committer of Apache Stratos,
>> Senior Software Engineer, WSO2 Inc.
>>
>> Blog: http://nirmalfdo.blogspot.com/
>>
>
>


-- 
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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