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From Nirmal Fernando <nirmal070...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Apache CloudStack support for Stratos
Date Fri, 08 Aug 2014 06:09:05 GMT
Hi Jason,

Appreciate if you could share your findings thus far.


On Sun, Jul 6, 2014 at 11:00 PM, Lakmal Warusawithana <lakmal@wso2.com>
wrote:

>
>
>
> 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
>>
>
>
>
> --
> Lakmal Warusawithana
> Vice President, Apache Stratos
> Director - Cloud Architecture; WSO2 Inc.
> Mobile : +94714289692
> Blog : http://lakmalsview.blogspot.com/
>
>


-- 
Best Regards,
Nirmal

Nirmal Fernando.
PPMC Member & Committer of Apache Stratos,
Senior Software Engineer, WSO2 Inc.

Blog: http://nirmalfdo.blogspot.com/

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