[openstack-dev] [Diesel] Proposal for new project

Rajesh Ramchandani rajesh.ramchandani at cumulogic.com
Sat Jan 18 04:01:02 UTC 2014

Hi Rob - there seems be overlap with project Solum. Can you please outline high level differences between Diesel and Solum?


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> On Jan 18, 2014, at 9:06 AM, "Raymond, Rob" <rob.raymond at hp.com> wrote:
> I would like to gauge interest in a new project named Diesel.
> https://wiki.openstack.org/wiki/Diesel
> If you are already familiar with Savanna, the best way to describe it is:
> Savanna is to map reduce applications as Diesel is to web applications.
> The mission of Diesel is to allow OpenStack clouds to run applications.
> The cloud administrator can control the non functional aspects, freeing up
> the application developer to focus on their application and its
> functionality.
> In the spirit of Google App Engine, Heroku, Engine Yard and others, Diesel
> runs web applications in the cloud. It can be used by cloud administrators
> to define the application types that they support. They are also
> responsible for defining through Diesel how these applications run on top
> of their cloud infrastructure. Diesel will control the availability and
> scalability of the web application deployment.
> Please send me email if you would like to collaborate on this and I can
> set up an IRC meeting.
> Rob Raymond
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