[openstack-dev] [TripleO] [Tuskar] Terminology Revival #1 - Roles
tzumainn at redhat.com
Tue Jan 21 23:56:41 UTC 2014
> On Jan 21, 2014, at 9:40 AM, Dougal Matthews <dougal at redhat.com> wrote:
> > On 21/01/14 14:19, Jaromir Coufal wrote:
> >> when I was getting feedback on wireframes and we talked about Roles,
> >> there were various objections and not much suggestions. I would love to
> >> call for action and think a bit about the term for concept currently
> >> known as Role (= Resource Category).
> > This indeed a bit confusing, I think Role has mostly been rejected and I've
> > seen Resource Category used the most since.
> >> So far suggested terms:
> >> * Role *
> >> - short name - plus points
> >> - quite overloaded term (user role, etc)
> > -1 for Role, I don't think short is a good enough reason.
> Agreed. Role is overloaded IMO.
> >> * Resource Category *
> >> - pretty long (devs already shorten it - confusing)
> >> - Heat specific term
> > +0, I'ge gotten used to this, its quite long, but its not that bad.
> >> * Resource Class *
> >> - older term
> > -0, this strikes me as confusing as what we are defining now is somewhat
> > different to what a Resource Class was. However, if we can clear it up
> > this name is otherwise fine.
> >> Are there any other suggestions (ideally something short and accurate)?
> > I'll throw out a couple to start ideas -
> > - Resource Role (people seem to like Resource and role! ;-) )
> > - Resource Group
> > - Role Type
> How about Instance Type? I’m looking at page 10 of the latest wireframes 
> and I see we are using the terms “Resource”, “Node”, and “Instance” to
> labels certain items. I’m pretty sure Node and Instance are different, but
> I’m wondering if we need to introduce Resource as a new term.
Hiya - Resource is actually a Heat term that corresponds to what we're deploying within
the Overcloud Stack - i.e., if we specify that we want an Overcloud with 1 Controller
and 3 Compute, Heat will create a Stack that contains 1 Controller and 3 Compute
> My thoughts,
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