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From "Adrian Cole (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Reopened] (WHIRR-593) Upgrade to jclouds 1.5.0
Date Fri, 03 Aug 2012 22:48:02 GMT

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Adrian Cole reopened WHIRR-593:
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jclouds 1.5 isn't released, yet, so let's keep this open to track any updates based on betas,
release candidates, etc
                
> Upgrade to jclouds 1.5.0
> ------------------------
>
>                 Key: WHIRR-593
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/WHIRR-593
>             Project: Whirr
>          Issue Type: Improvement
>            Reporter: Andrei Savu
>            Assignee: Adrian Cole
>             Fix For: 0.8.0
>
>         Attachments: WHIRR-593+fix-zookeeper-test.patch, WHIRR-593-mk4.patch, WHIRR-593-mk5.patch,
WHIRR-593-sec-groups.patch, WHIRR-593.patch
>
>
> Jclouds 1.5.0 brings a lot of improvements and a set of new providers we can use. 
> Adrian added on the discussion list:
> "Jclouds 1.5 has a concept called TemplateBuilderSpec which allows you to
> declare a String representation of TemplateBuilder mechanics.
> This allows you to set a property to override the default templates used in
> jclouds.
> For ex.
> aws-ec2.template=imageId=ami-foo,hardwareId=m1.large,locationId=eu-west-1
> Importantly, these are just strings, so you can publish a series per
> operating system family, and choose at runtime with
> templateBuilder.from(spec)
> Ex. You can make your own Map<String, TemplateBuilderSpec> with your
> favorite choices, perhaps locking in templates by id so you don't have to
> maintain the brittle java install scripts.
> Ex.
> templates.get("oneiric-java-ec2");
> Regardless of how this is used, the important part is that the constant
> complaints of automatic selection can now be over, as we can provide a
> properties syntax to afford users a means to supply their preferences
> declaratively."

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