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Re: Plan for Window Azure Virtual Machines?

From: Hyungro Lee <no email>
Date: Wed, 31 Jul 2013 17:26:17 -0700

In my opinion, it is not easy to support boto from Windows Azure since they
use Hyper-V not Xen for their virtualization. They have different steps to
launch VM instances.

I have seen many people use StarCluster for boto-supported cloud services
and I thought it doesn't hurt if they can use StarCluster in other services
like Azure as well, even though the services have different interfaces. I
am willing to put some efforts to port StarCluster to Windows Azure without
ruining the main structure of StarCluster. I guess is a main
source for handling Amazon Cloud with boto and for Azure, it may need a
separated file (e.g. to handle Azure Cloud with their client
sdk. It would be appreciated if I can hear any comments and feedbacks for


On Wed, Jul 17, 2013 at 1:09 PM, Rayson Ho <> wrote:

> Without boto support, it is a lot harder to port StarCluster to Azure.
> Rayson
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> On Tue, Jul 9, 2013 at 12:57 PM, Hyungro Lee <> wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > I was wondering if you have a plan for supporting Windows Azure. I see
> > Google Compute Engine is going to be integrated soon as planned.
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Hyungro
> >
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Received on Wed Jul 31 2013 - 20:26:19 EDT
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