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From Sathyasuriya Priya <sathyasur...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: GSOC2014 query
Date Mon, 17 Mar 2014 07:39:36 GMT
Thanks very much for your time & feedback.
I will go through them and take care of your comments.


On Mon, Mar 17, 2014 at 12:24 AM, Nirmal Fernando <nirmal070125@gmail.com>wrote:

> Hi Suriya,
>
> Proposal is in really good shape, nice work! and I've added few comments
> here and there.
>
>
> On Mon, Mar 17, 2014 at 1:40 AM, Nirmal Fernando <nirmal070125@gmail.com>wrote:
>
>> Reviewing it now and will add feedback as comments.
>>
>>
>> On Mon, Mar 17, 2014 at 1:24 AM, Sathyasuriya Priya <
>> sathyasuriya@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> hi Nirmal,
>>>
>>> I am done with all the sections.
>>> Could you pls help review it.
>>> Some questions I have are:
>>> 1. Is it too wordy ?
>>> 2. Any section needs further improvement, more details, etc.
>>>
>>>
>>> https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Zvdrorpm4jP40x37GRhVYAJ57V2GsxNem81gYdBkN7I
>>>
>>>
>>> Thanks for your time,
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> On Sat, Mar 15, 2014 at 5:35 AM, Nirmal Fernando <nirmal070125@gmail.com
>>> > wrote:
>>>
>>>> Hi Suriya,
>>>>
>>>> Thanks for sharing your project proposal. Let me go through it and give
>>>> you some feedback.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On Fri, Mar 14, 2014 at 1:06 PM, Sathyasuriya Priya <
>>>> sathyasuriya@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> Thanks for the reminder. I am working on it
>>>>>
>>>>> Still some sections are incomplete. But if you could provide comments
>>>>> on the existing sections( is it too wordy ? any section needs improvement
?
>>>>> ) that would be helpful.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Zvdrorpm4jP40x37GRhVYAJ57V2GsxNem81gYdBkN7I
>>>>>
>>>>> Thanks
>>>>> Suriya
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> On Thu, Mar 13, 2014 at 10:35 PM, Nirmal Fernando <
>>>>> nirmal070125@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>> 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/
>>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> --
>>>> 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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