RFC: Cloud Interop FAD

Itamar Heim iheim at redhat.com
Sat Jun 23 13:09:55 UTC 2012

On 06/18/2012 07:33 PM, Mo Morsi wrote:
> On 06/18/2012 02:16 AM, Garrett Holmstrom wrote:
>> Hi, Everyone,
>> Now that a lot of cloud software is in or on its way into Fedora, I
>> wonder how easy it is to actually make use of it.  We seem to have
>> installation guides, but not much about how to actually employ the
>> cloud to do something useful.  For instance, now that OpenShift is on
>> the feature list, Fedora's Cloud Guide could use some recipes for
>> OpenShift images on, say, OpenStack and Eucalyptus.
>> So in the interest of Getting Things Done, I suggest that we gather
>> for a high-bandwidth Fedora Activity Day to work on recipes for making
>> the various bits of cloud software in Fedora work in concert (i.e. for
>> making $PaaS work on $IaaS), and fix whatever bugs we encounter during
>> the process.
>> Which of you are interested in attending such an event?  What would
>> you like to work on there?  Specific goals are the most important
>> thing to have when planning a FAD to make the day the most likely to
>> result in something useful.
>> What do you all think?
>> --
>> Garrett Holmstrom
> I suggest checking out Aeolus [1] as part of this as well. Its a
> software suite that we're developing for Fedora to enable cross cloud
> communication and compatibility.

as well as oVirt. i don't see how it would be different to run openshift 
on top of it.

> I can help coordinate some hacking on and using Aeolus as part of this.
> We can add support for new cloud providers, develop some tools to launch
> instances against cloud providers, write up some docs, and more.
>    -Mo
> [1] http://aeolusproject.org/
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