[openstack-dev] Next steps for Whole Host allocation / Pclouds

Jay Pipes jaypipes at gmail.com
Wed Jan 22 02:00:46 UTC 2014

On Tue, 2014-01-21 at 14:21 +0000, Khanh-Toan Tran wrote:
> > Exactly - that's why I wanted to start this debate about the way forward 
> > for the
> > Pcloud Blueprint, which was heading into some kind of middle ground.  As 
> > per
> > my original post, and it sounds like the three of us are at least aligned 
> > I'm
> > proposing to spilt this into two streams:
> >
> > i) A new BP that introduces the equivalent of AWS dedicated instances.
> Why do you want to transform pCloud into AWS dedicated instances? As I see 
> it,
> pCloud is for requesting physical hosts (HostFlovors as in pcloud wiki) on 
> which
> users can create their own instances (theoretically in unlimited number). 
> Therefore it should be charged per physical server
> (HostFlavor), not by instances. It is completely different from AWS 
> dedicated instances
> which is charged per instance. IMO, pcloud resembles Godrid Dedicated 
> Server, not
> AWS Dedicated Instance.

It resembles managed/dedicated hosting. Not cloud.


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