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From Reijhanniel Jearl Campos <devc...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: JClouds ProfitBricks Rest issue
Date Thu, 31 Dec 2015 05:54:42 GMT
Hi Mirza!

I've seen yours and Jasmin's work on 'profitbricks-rest', and I'd say that
it's going to be a major improvement compared to it's SOAP predecessor.

I've looked at the api reference for server[1], and this is indeed
different from it's SOAP counterpart. With that said, Ignasi's suggestion
would definitely be the way to go:
NodeMetadata.id() =
NodeMetadata.providerId() =

..instead of setting both as the id[2].

[1] ProfitBricks Server API Ref -
[2] #ids -

On Wed, Dec 30, 2015 at 6:19 PM Ignasi Barrera <nacx@apache.org> wrote:

> I'm forwarding this to the dev@ list.
> When implementing the compute abstraction, you'll need to implement two
> main things: the ComputeService interface implementation, and a set of
> functions to transform each entity from the provider specific domain to the
> jclouds portable model. Jclouds always works with that portable model (with
> the NodeMetadata object) and the info it has is completely up to those
> functions.
> When building the model entities, most have a pair of properties "id" and
> "providerId". The former is the id of the object "jclouds will use to
> identify it" and the latter is the real id of the entitt in the provider.
> Many providers use a custom coding for the id to provide additional info,
> for example, in AWS an image object would have "ami-1234" as the providerId
> but "us-east-1/ami-1234" as the id jclouds will use.
> So one option you have is to follow this approach (used in aws, openstack,
> digitalocean and others) and implement the transformation function to
> encode the location in the object id (and then implement the ComputeService
> interface accordingly).
> HTH!
> I.
> El 29/12/2015 9:50, "Mirza Licina" <mirza@stackpointcloud.com> escribió:
> > Hi, it’s Mirza from the irc channel.
> >
> > I’m working on the Compute part of the api for ProfitBricks Rest and I
> > have a small issue. The thing is that to access server api, endpoints
> such
> > as “/datacenters/datacenterId/server/serverId“ should be used. However,
> the
> > Compute interface uses methods that accept only server id (such as start,
> > stop server, get node .. etc). My question is, what would be the right
> way
> > to incorporate dataCenterId into the compute api?
> >
> > Thank in advance!
> >
> >
> >

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