Federated Cloud VM Image Management

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Overview For users For resource providers Infrastructure status Site-specific configuration Architecture

Scenarios: Federated AAI Accounting VM Image Management Brokering IntraCloud Networking
Monitoring VM Management Data Management Information Discovery Security


This work-group deals with the VM image management open issues:

  • Provide a mechanism so that a user can upload transparently his own image to the EGI federated cloud infrastructure, with a unique global ID.
  • Provide a common place to add an endorsement to a pertinent VM so that it can be trusted by the resource providers.


Role Institution Name
Scenario leader IASA Marios Chatziangelou
Collaborator - Owen Synge


  • Integration with the final authentication solution (VOMS at the moment).
  • Integration with Fedcloud's OCCI client so that image and site selection can be done transparently.
  • Improve image replication mechanism