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Scalr


Project codename: Scalr

Summary (one sentence abstract of the project): Scalr is a cloud management platform, aimed at easing the management and administration of cloud resources through a web-based interface.

Detailed Description:

Purpose & Vision: Scalr's goal is to make managing applications in the cloud easy. This is done by combining a lightweight and fast web-based interface with an automation framework that provides failover, redundancy, and automatic scaling.

Relevance to OpenStack: Scalr allows users to manage cloud resources provided by OpenStack Compute and Storage, such as block storage, instances, ip addresses, and snapshots. Users can also manage application resources such as releases, backups, and server configuration.

Basic roadmap for the project: http://wiki.scalr.net/Roadmap

Location of project source code: http://code.google.com/p/scalr

Programming language, required technology dependencies: python, php, javascript

Is project currently open sourced? What license?: Apache 2.0 license

Level of maturity of software and team: 3 years of development, 10 developers as of this writing.

Proposed project technical lead and qualifications: Sebastian Stadil, co-founder at Scalr Inc.

Other project developers and qualifications: Igor Savchenko, CTO at Scalr Inc.

Infrastructure requirements (testing, etc): None thus far.

Have all current contributors agreed to the OpenStack CLA? Yes since Austin.

Status: Not approved as of 6/21/2011