On 12/11/2012 03:02 PM, Dave Neary wrote:
Great stuff Martyn! I just tweeted this - it looks like a worthwhile
addition to the OpenStack family.
I wonder, is there a way to make template creation easier? Is that what
TIM makes Image Factory easier to integrate with Rails apps (such as
As far as I'm aware, there is no way of creating the templates other
than writing them by hand.
Though if I recall correctly, Jaromir Coufal is designing UI for
building templates and deployables in Aeolus Conductor.
Maybe that could be extracted to a standalone tool/service afterwards.
On 12/11/2012 11:25 AM, Martyn Taylor wrote:
> After watching Steven Hardy's OpenStack talk at the aeolus developer
> conference, I decided I like the whole OpenStack idea and decided to
> spend a little time digging a big deeper. One thing I noticed was that
> OpenStack was missing was key piece: Image Building functionality.
> Something we already have in Aeolus through the use of ImageFactory.
> After some work with Steven and too many hours of hacking and video
> editing, we managed to create a demo - a proof of concept to show how we
> can integrate ImageFactory with OpenStack to add in Image Building. The
> result of which is a video and some repositories that will let you try
> out a limited version.
> The video can be found here (it's only 6 mins):
> I also quickly wrote a getting started:
> can ask me for more info if you get stuck.
> I will be sending this stuff round the OpenStack mailing list later
> today. I'm hoping this will help us in our fight to generate a
> community (OpenStack have near 7000 strong communtiy).
> If the idea is well recieved we aim to create a proper OpenStack plugin
> and tweak factory a little to fit in better with OpenStack. If you want
> to get involved in the project let me know, this is something we've been
> working on in our spare time so the more fingers and toes the better.
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