CloudStack Marketplace• Enables ISVs to make their products visible and easily consumable by any CloudStack-based clouds• Provides CloudStack admins and users a list of ready to consume products Image Templates/ISOs SaaS/PaaS (free image, license can be enforced within the image or application itself)
Admin Configure CloudStack MarketplaceThrough CloudStack Global Settings Item Setting Default Enable marketplace True or false True Marketplace Listing List of repositories Apache CloudStack List Repository location (enabled) Repositories Each listing repository has a property: enabled/disabled • Enabled: both admins and users can see listings from the repository • Disabled: admins can see listings from the repository
Access CloudStack MarketplaceFrom CloudStack UI After Login
Where to Host Apache Listing Repository? v1.0 Pros Cons ProposalCloudStack Source • Governed by the same Apache • Vendors need to sign Apache Contributor project process License Agreement (CLA)Code Tree(part of CloudStack • Listings are tested and verified to work with each CloudStack version • Vendors cannot make changes to listings off CloudStack release cycle √distribution) (just like vendor plugins) • New vendors and products have to wait for the next CloudStack release cycleA Separate Listing • Vendors do not need to sign • What about governance? If no governance, Apache CLA the listing might not work, or can evenRepository Hosted • Vendors can add/update listings off contain virus. To provide governance, needby The Community CloudStack release cycles, with to create a whole new process and need changes propagated to each people CloudStack instanceNo Apache Listing • Less work for the community • Relies on third party to provide this, which means we might end up with no listingRepository repositories
Comments and Questions• CloudStack wiki https://cwiki.apache.org/CLOUDSTACK/cloudstack-marketplace-proposal.html• CloudStack dev mailing list firstname.lastname@example.org• Contact me directly email@example.com
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