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From Ahmad Emneina <>
Subject Re: Axemblr Provisionr
Date Fri, 14 Dec 2012 17:42:39 GMT
On 12/14/12 7:01 AM, "Ioan Eugen Stan" <> wrote:

>Hello CloudStack users,
>I have an important announcement to make.
>We just open-sourced Axemblr Provisionr [1] - a simple service for
>managing pools of 10s or 100s of virtual machines - under Apache
>Software License v2.
>With Provisionr we want to solve the problem of cloud portability by
>hiding completely the API and only focusing on building a cluster that
>matches the same set of assumptions on all clouds, assumptions like:
>running a specific operating system (e.g. Ubuntu LTS), having the same
>set of pre-installed packages and binaries, sane dns settings (forward
>& reverse ip resolution - as needed for Hadoop), ntp settings,
>networking settings, ssh admin access, vpn access etc.
>Can provision 10s or 100s of virtual machines across multiple clouds
>Fully persistent granular internal workflows based on Activiti
>The application server can be restarted at any time with no impact
>Has a modular architecture based on OSGi and Apache Karaf
>Can be used as an interactive tool or as a REST service (work in progress)
>CloudStack support is in the works and will be  shortly. Until then
>you can get a feel of how it's supposed to work by testing against
>Amazon EC2. We are committed to make the experience the same,
>regardless of the cloud platform.
>If you are interested in this tool please don't hesitate to ask,
>especially if you are a CloudStack provider.
>Best regards,
>Ioan Eugen Stan / CTO /

Sorry for the double post, but this looks like a prime candidate to put on
the Marketing Wiki[1]



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