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Re: [Nova] EC2 api testing


On Fri, May 4, 2012 at 1:09 PM, Martin Packman <martin.packman@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> wrote:

> At the Folsom Design Summit we discussed[1] trying to collaborate on a
> test suite for EC2 api support. Currently nova supports the common
> stuff pretty well has differing behaviour in a lot of edge cases.
> Having a separate suite, along the lines of tempest, that could be run
> against other existing clouds as well as OpenStack would let us test
> the tests as well, and would be useful for other projects.
> Various parties have done work in this direction in the past, the
> trick is going to be combining it into something we can all use. The
> existing code I know about includes aws-compat[2], Openstack-EC2[3],
> the tests in nova itself, some experimental code in awsome, and an
> Enstratus test suite. I'm hoping to find out more about the Enstratus
> code, James Urquhart suggested opening the remaining parts would be a
> reasonable step. Is there anything else out there we should look at as
> well?
> Are there any strong opinions over the right way of getting started on
> this?

Are you going to try to get all of the code for those projects into one
package, or build a meta-tool that downloads the others and uses them? I
don't have an opinion one way or the other, I'm just curious.


> Martin
> [1] Nova EC2 compatibility sesson etherpad
> <http://etherpad.openstack.org/FolsomEC2Compatibility>
> [2] <https://github.com/cloudscaling/aws-compat>
> [3] <https://github.com/yahoo/Openstack-EC2>
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