[occi-wg] OCCI and CloudAudit at CloudConnect 2010

Alexis Richardson alexis.richardson at gmail.com
Sun Mar 21 09:35:00 CDT 2010

Chris, agreed.


Thanks.  As you mentioned, the ability "to specify something standard
in their RFQs" will save every RFQ bidder from having to invent a
cloud API.  That means saving gobs of cash and many months of work.
Some folks in the UK are flying this kite with TPTB in "G-Cloud".  We
should share info with our international colleagues and list members.


On Sun, Mar 21, 2010 at 4:33 AM, Christopher Smith <csmith at platform.com> wrote:
> It might be worth getting the help of Craig Lee (OGF President) if you’d
> like some introduction to government activities and people, as this is
> something he’s been working on for a while now.
> -- Chris
> On 20/3/10 20:52 , "shlomo.swidler at gmail.com" <shlomo.swidler at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> I see a lot of "theoretical" interest, from companies who will adopt it once
> it becomes more adopted. Chicken and egg problem.
> The prime push for standards is coming from the government at this point, to
> allow them to specify something standard in their RFQs. I'm not hooked into
> the gov't angle, unfortunately.
> On Sat, Mar 20, 2010 at 7:46 AM, Alexis Richardson
> <alexis.richardson at gmail.com> wrote:
> Shlomo
> What would you say is the current state of OCCI adoption and activity
> in the US?  Who is most interested in 'the next step'?
> alexis
> On Fri, Mar 19, 2010 at 11:34 AM,  <shlomo.swidler at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I presented OCCI and CloudAudit at the CloudConnect event this week, on
>> Wed.
>> 17 March, the third day of the conference. The presentation is on
>> SlideShare:
>> http://www.slideshare.net/shl0m0/cloud-connect-occi-cloudaudit-standards-update
>> This was given as the first presentation of the day, in the session
>> entitled
>> "Where we are today: the state of the standards".
>> I received very positive feedback on it; two people independently came up
>> to
>> me and said it was the best presentation they'd yet seen at the
>> conference.
>> The contentious standards panel that you may have heard about happened
>> later
>> in the day. Some links to various writeups about that:
>> http://www.informationweek.com/blog/main/archives/2010/03/let_stormy_sess.html
>> http://doubleclix.wordpress.com/2010/03/17/the-art-of-cloud-standards/
>> Shlomo
>> --
>> Shlomo Swidler
>> Cloud Computing Consultant, Developer, Amazon EC2 Expert
>> http://www.orchestratus.com/
>> http://www.shlomoswidler.com/
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