OCCI & Erlang

Posted January 24th, 2014 in Implementations by admin

erOCCI is a framework for building OCCI like API (similar to rOCCI or pyOCNI), with the following objectives:

  • 100% compliance with OCCI specifications (core and rendering)
  • scalability
  • clear separation between
    • rendering: text/occi, text/plain, application/occi+json, etc.
    • transport: HTTP, etc (XMPP planned)
    • backends: storage (Riak, etc.), “procci” to other APIs
  • small and heavily tested (planned.. but some unit tests already there)

OCCI in CloudStack

Posted November 5th, 2013 in Implementations by admin

CloudStack now has an OCCI implementation! The implementation is an extension to rOCCI and has been provided by @isaacchiang.

OCCI OpenStack Now On Stackforge

Posted June 6th, 2013 in News by admin

Stackforge is the place where all OpenStack related projects can find a common home. The OpenStack OCCI implementation has now moved to stackforge infrastructure and can now be found here.

OCCI Presented at the Future Internet Assembly

Posted May 10th, 2013 in News by admin

The ICCLab presented on the latest developments (PDF) in the Open Cloud Computing Interface at the Future Internet Assembly in Dublin. The session was organised by Cloud4SOA and the main theme was MultiCloud. In this regard, OCCI figures in many projects striving from this including EGI FedCloud, CompatibleOne and BonFire. In the presentation some future points of work that will be carried out in Mobile Cloud Networking, which took the audience’s interest.

Kindly reposted from the ICCLab

OCCI & CAMP

Posted January 25th, 2013 in News by admin

OCCI was presented to the Cloud Application Management for Platforms (CAMP) group today. CAMP is a standard coming out of the OASIS group to define an interface to Platform as a Service offerings.

Here’s the presentation given.

OCCI Enables pan-European Cloud Interoperability

Posted September 29th, 2012 in News by admin

At the EGI Technical Forum in Prague, the FedCloud task force presented their progress on bringing various standards together in order to compose a federated cloud within Europe. The presentation ended with an impressive live demonstration of that very work.

 

During the presentation eight different sites participated offering a set of standardised interfaces. Upon those sites cloud resources were allocated on very different infrastructure management frameworks but unified through the OCCI API. In one part of the demonstration 5 virtual machines were provisioned simultaneously, using OCCI, in Cyprus, Germany (2), Sweden and the Czech Republic. This was followed by a similar demonstration of provisioning storage and accessing that storage using CDMI through the same cloud resource providers.

 

OCCI Plays a Key Role in EGI FedCloud Initiative

Posted September 6th, 2012 in News by FlorianFeldhaus

In the European Grid Initiative Inspired Newsletter for September the recent activities of the EGI FedCloud initiative are summarised. OCCI is playing a key role for the goal of the Task Force to deliver a blueprint defining how federated virtualised environments can be implemented. A workable test bed has been set up by members of EGI as the implementation and deployment of a blueprint for cloud interoperability. Other standards at play also include OVF and CDMI.

The results of the EGI FedCloud inititative will be presented during the EGI Technical Forum taking place from 17.9.-21.9.2012 in Prague.

OCCI & CompatibleOne

Posted July 15th, 2012 in Implementations by admin

CompatibleOne provides an implementation of the OCCI server in C. You can also see all the OCCI-based services and interfaces that CompatibleOne supports. CompatibleOne has a clear focus on the need of interoperability in the Cloud and so uses OCCI.

Upcoming CloudPlugfest

Posted May 29th, 2012 in News by admin

The Storage Networking Industry Association’s Cloud Storage Initiative (SNIA CSI) and the Open Grid Forum (OGF) are conducting the second in a series of international cloud plugfests slated for 2012.

What?

Cloud Plugfest sponsored by SNIA CSI/OGF

When?

June 14 – June 17, 2012 Where: Shenzhen, CN (Asia) Amsterdam, NL (Europe) Chicago, Illinois (North America)

Who’s invited?

All cloud implementers are invited to participate either in person or remotely. Participants need not be members of the SNIA, CSI or OGF and the cost to attend is FREE!*

Why attend?

The cloud plugfest will offer a highly collaborative, vendor-neutral, environment for developers and vendors to perform interoperability testing of CDMI and OCCI implementations. By attending the cloud plugfest participants will:

  • Gain a greater understanding of what the needs are for establishing better interoperability with Cloud Computing and Cloud Storage standards, and the opportunity to refine those standards.
  • Gain a better understanding of the requirements for interoperability integration between Cloud Storage (CDMI) and Cloud Computing (OCCI)
  • Interact directly with cloud implementers and early adopters of CDMI and OCCI

How to register?

The cost to register is free. Visit the cloud plugfest page for additional details.

* Plugfest registration is free. Attendees are responsible for all other costs (travel, meals, etc.) associated with participating in this event including any participation fees imposed by co-located venues or event sponsors. For questions or comments about the SNIA Cloud Storage Initiative or this plugfest, please contact Tom Mancuso at csimanager – at – snia.org.

OCCI and OVF

Posted May 3rd, 2012 in News by admin

A team in Engineering (partially funded by Venus-C) have released a tool, ovf4one, which provides an OCCI interface that accepts OVF and provisions resources through the OpenNebula OCA interface. It is implemented in Java and implements the OCCI specifications and uses OVF messages and OpenNebula as backend.

From a technical perspective, ovf4one is an OCCI to OCA gateway, translating RESTful OCCI calls into OCA RESTful calls and the OVF XML message is translated into OpenNebula VM templates. This project has been realised as part of Venus-C EU project.