[occi-wg] OCCI MC - State Machine Diagram

Thijs Metsch Thijs.Metsch at Sun.COM
Mon Apr 20 02:31:28 CDT 2009


Can you upload those files to the wiki?



On Sun, 2009-04-19 at 13:10 +0200, Sam Johnston wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 19, 2009 at 12:16 PM, Ignacio Martin Llorente
> <llorente at dacya.ucm.es> wrote:
>         I am not sure what is the state of this discussion, but I
>         would like to support the addition of ENTRY and EXIT points to
>         the diagram.
> Done. Attached, along with OmniGraffle source.
>         Moreover, if we do not assume that the submitted VMs have to
>         run immediately or not at all,  I would like to suggest that
>         we need a "Pending" state in the diagram. The new submitted
>         VMs remain in this state until there are resources available.
>         That could be the "DEFINED" state or the DMTF "INITIAL" state.
> "Pending" is ambiguous. "Resuming" is pending, so is "suspending".
> There's various takes on "defined" and "initial" too... for example if
> you were to implement something like the Q-Layer^WSun Cloud API web
> interface on top of OCCI then you would likely start by creating and
> linking a bunch of objects, none of which would be useful until
> associated with actual resources - it would be like a shell/skeleton.
> Perhaps this is something worth taking into consideration, though as
> I'd rather not impose too much on implementors it probably belongs in
> the registry.
> Sam
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