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Re: Open Cloud Computing Interface Blueprint Implementation
This is indeed very useful and timely.
We here at ZHAW,
deploying a large OpenStack installation and a cross infrastructure
management framework interoperability is important for us as both a
business and research concern.
As we're a institute connected to the Swiss federation, the very reasons
noted by the UK and German Ministry reports resonate with us.
The Swiss government is finalizing an Cloud Computing action / adoption
plan and open standards / open source is central to this strategy.
We thus welcome all such supporting developments. Needless to say will
be deploying this.
Thomas Michael Bohnert
Zurich University of Applied Sciences
Institute of Information Technology
On 04/15/2012 04:05 PM, Edmonds, AndrewX wrote:
Just a post to let you all know that the implementation for the Open Cloud Computing Interface (OCCI)  blueprint  has been placed up on Gerrit , with some great feedback there already. By having this API exposed out of OpenStack, large projects such as FutureGrid , EGI FedCloud , FIware  and CompatibleOne  (as well as others some listed here ) can leverage OpenStack as an infrastructure platform and in so growing the OpenStack community and adoption all the more! This also has the backing of recommendations from the UK  and German Governments . Details of what it can do can be found in the OpenStack wiki . This is work that has been carried out by Intel Labs Europe in the Cloud Service Lab and is partially funded by FIware  and echoes in spirit, as does the OCCI working group's principles, much of what Thierry Carrez wrote in his recent blog post .
Further, there are an unconference session facilities  will be held at next week's design summit where further discussion can happen. It would be super if those interested or sceptical could attend this, especially from the aspect of learning more.
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