[SAC] Virtualization for our new Hardware and Hardware specs

Markus Neteler neteler at osgeo.org
Fri Jan 5 00:22:45 PST 2018

On Fri, Jan 5, 2018 at 7:09 AM, Regina Obe <lr at pcorp.us> wrote:
> There was discussion about use of Docker as well.  But we already have
> OSGeo6 I think Martin Spott said he was going to be setting up Docker images
> on.
> That said, I really like the self-containedness that a true VM offers and
> feel we need it in our mix.  Docker is okay, but I don't see it meeting all
> our needs especially for non-ephemeral stuff.
> Am I missing anything in these arguments?

Let's also add OpenStack to the discussion, see also rancher and other
orchestration tools.

> Given all I've heard I'm a +1 for libvrt that Alex proposed.
> I'll in fact start experimenting with it and once I am done with my
> experimenting willing to support it.

Likely we need to do experiments before taking a final decision.


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