[openstack-dev] [heat] [savanna] [trove] Place for software configuration
akuznetsov at mirantis.com
Fri Nov 1 14:29:30 UTC 2013
Jay. Do you have a plan to add a Savanna (type: Heat::Savanna) and Trove
(type: Heat::Trove) providers to the HOT DSL?
On Thu, Oct 31, 2013 at 10:33 PM, Jay Pipes <jaypipes at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 10/31/2013 01:51 PM, Alexander Kuznetsov wrote:
>> Hi Heat, Savanna and Trove teams,
>> All this projects have common part related to software configuration
>> management. For creation, an environment user should specify a
>> hardware parameter for vms: choose flavor, decide use cinder or not,
>> configure networks for virtual machines, choose topology for hole
>> deployment. Next step is linking of software parameters with hardware
>> specification. From the end user point of view, existence of three
>> different places and three different ways (HEAT Hot DSL, Trove
>> clustering API and Savanna Hadoop templates) for software configuration
>> is not convenient, especially if user want to create an environment
>> simultaneously involving components from Savanna, Heat and Trove.
>> I can suggest two approaches to overcome this situations:
>> Common library in oslo. This approach allows a deep domain specific
>> customization. The user will still have 3 places with same UI where user
>> should perform configuration actions.
>> Heat or some other component for software configuration management. This
>> approach is the best for end users. In feature possible will be some
>> limitation on deep domain specific customization for configuration
> I think this would be my preference.
> In other words, describe and orchestrate a Hadoop or Database setup using
> HOT templates and using Heat as the orchestration engine.
> Heat, Savanna and Trove teams can you comment these ideas, what approach
>> are the best?
>> Alexander Kuznetsov.
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