[OpenStack Foundation] The two types of interoperability
randyb at cloudscaling.com
Fri Feb 7 02:55:52 UTC 2014
On Feb 6, 2014, at 3:36 PM, Russell Bryant <rbryant at redhat.com> wrote:
> As a user, I just want to be able to point my application at a different
> cloud (with a different set of credentials) and have it work and behave
> the same way. There's no federation needed to achieve that.
> The OpenStack project itself is a huge consumer of OpenStack clouds via
> the infrastructure project. They shouldn't have to do special casing
> for which cloud they're talking to, yet they do.
How do you fix this without dictating architecture/design decisions? I’ve been building infrastructure for 23 years and deploying apps on top of infrastructure in an automated fashion for 13 years. I just don’t understand how you resolve this problem without either special casing OR dictating a reference architecture.
Am I missing something obvious? I sure would like to know if I am.
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