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From Kevin Kluge <>
Subject RE: [PROPOSAL][RFC] CloudStack for the Apache Incubator
Date Wed, 04 Apr 2012 01:17:49 GMT
Thanks, Brett.  We appreciate your help.


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From: Brett Porter [] On Behalf Of Brett Porter
Sent: Tuesday, April 03, 2012 5:28 PM
Subject: Re: [PROPOSAL][RFC] CloudStack for the Apache Incubator

Hi Kevin,

On 04/04/2012, at 3:17 AM, Kevin Kluge wrote:

> Hi All,
> We would like to propose CloudStack to be an Apache Incubator project.
> CloudStack provides control plane software that can be used to create an IaaS cloud.
It includes an HTTP-based API for user and administrator functions and a web UI for user and
administrator access. Administrators can provision physical infrastructure (e.g., servers,
network elements, storage) into an instance of CloudStack, while end users can use the CloudStack
self-service API and UI for the provisioning and management of virtual machines, virtual disks,
and virtual networks.   Additional information is available at and  
> The draft proposal document is available at
  There are a few incomplete sections in the proposal.  We have left "XXX" marks by those
as reminders, and we'll complete those sections in the next few days as the proposal evolves.
> We're excited about the opportunity to work with ASF and the community to create an Incubator
project for cloud orchestration.  We'll welcome all feedback on the proposal.  Thanks.

The proposal looks good - I appreciate that you've called out some of the challenges directly.

I'm able to help mentor the project, so I've added my name to the wiki.


Brett Porter

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