[openstack-dev] [TripleO] [Tuskar] Terminology Revival #1 - Roles

Radomir Dopieralski openstack at sheep.art.pl
Thu Jan 23 12:08:42 UTC 2014

On 23/01/14 10:46, Robert Collins wrote:
> On 22 January 2014 12:05, Liz Blanchard <lsurette at redhat.com> wrote:
>> How about Instance Type? I’m looking at page 10 of the latest wireframes [1] 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.
> It's not a new term, its generic in Heat, but it's also arguably
> incorrect here because as Jay says, this isn't the resource itself,
> its a description of what will go in the template definition to
> request that heat deploy instances.
> Instance Type would be horribly confusing IMNSHO - too close to
> http://aws.amazon.com/ec2/instance-types/ - which it is not at all
> like.

Instance Role then?

We could also have Instance Category, Instance Kind, Instance Purpose,
Instance Assignment, Instance Genre, Instance Class...

Radomir Dopieralski

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