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From Lakmal Warusawithana <lak...@wso2.com>
Subject Re: Apache CloudStack support for Stratos
Date Sun, 06 Jul 2014 17:30:04 GMT
On Sun, Jul 6, 2014 at 10:55 PM, Melan Nimesh <melan@apache.org> wrote:

> Hi Jason,
>
> Could you please commit your implementation of CloudStack, I would like to
> participate in testing of CloudStack provider.
>
>
Yeah, that would be great.


> Thanks,
> Melan
>
>
> On Sat, Jul 5, 2014 at 1:01 AM, chris snow <chsnow123@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Great stuff Jason, thanks for the update!
>>
>> On Tue, Jul 1, 2014 at 2:21 PM, Jason Daly <jason.daly@systembind.com>
>> wrote:
>> > Hi Gang,
>> >
>> > Yes, I'm working on CloudStack support for Stratos.  I've got some code
>> > written and thus far I am at the point where Stratos recognizes the new
>> > provider 'cloudstack'.  I've been planning to share this code and will
>> do so
>> > asap.
>> >
>> > I'm currently in the process of setting up a VM template to use as a
>> generic
>> > cartridge.
>> >
>> > Once I've uploaded the code I'll advise on its location.
>> >
>> >
>> > cheers
>> >
>> > Jason Daly
>> > VP, Product Development
>> > SystemBind Consulting & IT Services Inc.
>> > 5115 Maingate Drive, Unit 1
>> > Mississauga, ON
>> > Tel: 416.848.0980 x 850
>> > Mobile: 416.388.4070
>> > Toll: 1.877.SYS.BIND
>> > www.systembind.com
>> > On 29/06/2014 12:54 PM, Melan Nimesh wrote:
>> >
>> > Thanks Chris and Lan for the prompt response. yes I am willing to use
>> > virtualbox. Your suggestions and support would be very useful for me
>> >
>> > I will try this out and will update this thread as progress.
>> >
>> > Thanks,
>> > Melan
>> >
>> >
>> > On Sun, Jun 29, 2014 at 9:50 PM, Ian Duffy <ian@ianduffy.ie> wrote:
>> >>
>> >> Thanks for the CC chris.
>> >>
>> >>>
>> >>> Ian Duffy (cc'd) has been working on an automated virtualbox
>> development
>> >>> environment setup that contains cloudstack and xenserver [1].  This
>> may save
>> >>> you some time, but it is probably worth pinging Ian to see if the
>> project is
>> >>> ready for testing.
>> >>
>> >>
>> >>  It will give you XenServer and the nfs/mysql box you will have to
>> >> compile/run cloudstack on your own machine.
>> >>
>> >> Instructions on setting up a cloudstack dev environment:
>> >>
>> https://github.com/runseb/cloudstack-books/blob/master/en/developer.markdown
>> >>
>> >> Instructions for bringing up the xenserver and mysql + nfs box via
>> vagrant
>> >> can be found at: https://github.com/imduffy15/GSoC-2014 (It should
>> work for
>> >> you)
>> >>
>> >> Bringing up VMs inside of the "devcloud" environment can be
>> interesting.
>> >> There is a default template supplied "ttylinux_pv" which is a very low
>> spec
>> >> machine. Ignore the "Medium" and "Small" service offerings they are
>> default
>> >> ones created by cloudstack on first run, they will not work inside of
>> >> devcloud as they do not use local storage.
>> >>
>> >> If you wish to install ubuntu or debian you will need to: (This is due
>> to
>> >> nested virtualization)
>> >>
>> >> 1) Create a service offering with 512mb+ ram and that uses local
>> storage.
>> >> 2) Create a disk offering that uses local storage.
>> >> 3) Upload a Ubuntu Server ISO. (not netinstall iso, xenserver doesn't
>> >> recognize its structure for booting. Preferably use something with
>> linux
>> >> kernel 3 to get the PV drivers.).
>> >> 4) Modify the templates_view sql table to set the hvm flag on the
>> uploaded
>> >> ISO to 0.
>> >>
>> >> If you need any more help to get going let me know.
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> On 29 June 2014 17:09, chris snow <chsnow123@gmail.com> wrote:
>> >>>
>> >>> Hi Melan,
>> >>>
>> >>> Jason Daly and Tuna were working on cloudstack support, I've cc'd
>> them.
>> >>>
>> >>> In my experience, Cloudstack can be a bit of a nightmare to set up.
>>  If
>> >>> you run into such issues, Ian Duffy (cc'd) has been working on an
>> automated
>> >>> virtualbox development environment setup that contains cloudstack and
>> >>> xenserver [1].  This may save you some time, but it is probably worth
>> >>> pinging Ian to see if the project is ready for testing.
>> >>>
>> >>> Cheers,
>> >>>
>> >>> Chris
>> >>>
>> >>> ---
>> >>> [1] https://github.com/imduffy15/GSoC-2014/
>> >>>
>> >>>
>> >>> On Sun, Jun 29, 2014 at 4:45 PM, Melan Nimesh <melan@apache.org>
>> wrote:
>> >>>>
>> >>>> Hi Devs,
>> >>>>
>> >>>> Apache CloudStack is a popular open source cloud computing platform,
>> but
>> >>>> Stratos is lacking CloudStack support as an IaaS provider. So, I
am
>> going to
>> >>>> work on CloudStack support for Stratos.
>> >>>> It seems there is own CloudStack API but Cloudstack is supported
by
>> >>>> jclouds[1] and pretty much everything the Cloudstack API can do
is
>> >>>> implemented in jclouds. I am still at initial steps of setting up
>> >>>> CloudStack on my machine and I will update this thread as progress.
>> >>>>
>> >>>> Your suggestions are much appreciated.
>> >>>>
>> >>>> Thanks,
>> >>>> Melan
>> >>>>
>> >>>> [1] https://github.com/jclouds/jclouds/tree/master/apis/cloudstack
>> >>>>
>> >>>> --
>> >>>> Melan Nimesh Jayasinghage
>> >>>
>> >>>
>> >>
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> > --
>> > Melan Nimesh Jayasinghage
>> >
>> >
>>
>
>
>
> --
> Melan Nimesh Jayasinghage
>



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