Thank you so much Duncan.
On Thu, Oct 30, 2014 at 7:12 PM, Duncan Thomas <duncan.tho...@gmail.com> wrote: > All excellent advice from Eduard. To confirm: > - You will definitely need to write your driver in python. > - Devstack is the recommended environment for development > - Please look at the third party CI requirements for cinder drivers - > these are an ongoing commitment > > The IRC channel #openstack-cinder on irc.freenode.net is the easiest > way to chat to cinder developers realtime, please feel free to join us > there. > > Welcome to the cinder community. > > > -- > Duncan Thomas > > > > > > > > On 30 October 2014 11:50, Eduard Matei <eduard.ma...@cloudfounders.com> > wrote: > > Hi Darshan, > > Having just finished writing a volume driver i can say you need a lot of > > patience. > > First, to quickly answer your questions: > > 1. Read ALL the drivers in the official repo: > > (https://github.com/openstack/cinder/tree/master/cinder/volume/drivers) > and > > how they relate to the cinder-api > > (https://github.com/openstack/cinder/tree/master/cinder/api); then look > into > > (https://wiki.openstack.org/wiki/Cinder), especially the part about > plugins > > and "configuring devstack to user your driver and backend); > > 2. As far as i could tell, python is the only way. > > 3. You should try devstack (it's easier to setup, quicker, and always > gives > > you latest code so you can develop against the latest version). > > > > After that, the rest is just "bureaucracy" :) (become a contributor, > sign up > > for some services, get your code reviewed on gerrit, etc). > > > > Hope this helps, > > > > Eduard > > > > On Thu, Oct 30, 2014 at 1:37 PM, Darshan Ghumare < > darshan.ghum...@gmail.com> > > wrote: > >> > >> Hi All, > >> > >> I need to write a volume driver so that I can integrate our storage > >> product into openstack. > >> I have following questions about the sane, > >> 1. How should I go about it? > >> 2. I donnot know python. Is the python only way to write a driver? > >> 3. I have setup openstack by following steps mentioned at > >> http://docs.openstack.org/icehouse/install-guide/install/apt/content/. > To > >> test the drive do I also need to have a development environment > >> ( > http://docs.openstack.org/developer/cinder/devref/development.environment.html > )? > >> > >> Thanks, > >> Darshan > >> > >> > >> _______________________________________________ > >> OpenStack-dev mailing list > >> OpenStackfirstname.lastname@example.org > >> http://lists.openstack.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/openstack-dev > >> > > > > > > > > -- > > > > Eduard Biceri Matei, Senior Software Developer > > www.cloudfounders.com > > | eduard.ma...@cloudfounders.com > > > > > > > > CloudFounders, The Private Cloud Software Company > > > > Disclaimer: > > This email and any files transmitted with it are confidential and > intended > > solely for the use of the individual or entity to whom they are > addressed. > > If you are not the named addressee or an employee or agent responsible > for > > delivering this message to the named addressee, you are hereby notified > that > > you are not authorized to read, print, retain, copy or disseminate this > > message or any part of it. If you have received this email in error we > > request you to notify us by reply e-mail and to delete all electronic > files > > of the message. If you are not the intended recipient you are notified > that > > disclosing, copying, distributing or taking any action in reliance on the > > contents of this information is strictly prohibited. > > E-mail transmission cannot be guaranteed to be secure or error free as > > information could be intercepted, corrupted, lost, destroyed, arrive > late or > > incomplete, or contain viruses. The sender therefore does not accept > > liability for any errors or omissions in the content of this message, and > > shall have no liability for any loss or damage suffered by the user, > which > > arise as a result of e-mail transmission. > > > > > > _______________________________________________ > > OpenStack-dev mailing list > > OpenStackemail@example.com > > http://lists.openstack.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/openstack-dev > > > > > > -- > Duncan Thomas > > _______________________________________________ > OpenStack-dev mailing list > OpenStackfirstname.lastname@example.org > http://lists.openstack.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/openstack-dev > -- Darshan®
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