[occi-wg] Nouns and Verbs (was: Syntax of OCCI API) - state model

Thijs Metsch Thijs.Metsch at Sun.COM
Fri Apr 17 08:21:36 CDT 2009

I updated the wiki page...more like this then?

Feel free to alter!


On Fri, 2009-04-17 at 15:14 +0200, Lars Larsson wrote:
> On Fri, 17 Apr 2009, Ignacio Martin Llorente wrote:
> > We do not need "migrated", that is an internal operation that can not
> > be requested using a Cloud API
> I fully agree with Ignacio.
> I think there is a difference between the set of states that a 
> VM can be in, and the set of states that may be set using the 
> API. The first set may be larger and include informational 
> states such as "being migrated" or "being copied", but that does 
> not mean that the user can actively request that a VM should be 
> migrated.
> I suggest that we use the states shown at page 25 in "CIM System 
> Virtualization White Paper" by the DMTF (DSP2013), available 
> here:
>  	http://www.dmtf.org/standards/published_documents/DSP2013_1.0.0.pdf
> Displaying extra information, such as "being migrated" or "being 
> copied" is up to the infrastructure provider to optionally add 
> to the description of the state that is reported via monitoring.
> Best regards,
> -- Lars
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