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Re: [MirageOS-devel] ocaml libraries for interfacing with cloud providers?

> On 23 Nov 2015, at 16:19, Gareth Rushgrove <gareth@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 23 November 2015 at 16:05, Anil Madhavapeddy <anil@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> On 23 Nov 2015, at 12:08, Mindy <mindy@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>> Hi folks!
>>> I'm itching to replace the janky shell script[1] I use to deploy my 
>>> unikernel blog to EC2 with something less hacky, ideally in OCaml so I 
>>> don't need another set of tools in addition to the ones I use to build 
>>> things with Mirage.  I recall talk of OCaml libraries for interfacing with 
>>> Amazon Web Services some months ago; can anyone speak to whether they've 
>>> used such a thing (or libraries for interfacing with another cloud 
>>> provider)?
>>> [1] - https://gist.github.com/yomimono/9559263
>> I would really really really also like to replace my very shaky shell script 
>> with something more Cohttp-based.
>> I think the most mature effort is by Spiros, and involves a full WSDL 
>> compiler -> OCaml. This ensures that it's actually possible to maintain 
>> against the upstream EC2 APIs. Spiros, are these available yet or still 
>> under development?
> The EC2 SOAP API is deprecated. In 8 days that API will stop working.
> So I'm guessing that route won't work out alas.
> http://docs.aws.amazon.com/AWSEC2/latest/APIReference/using-soap-api.html
> The scale of these APIs is past the point where manually maintaining
> clients is sane, so auto-generating them is definitely the way to go.
> The AWS Go clients have some prior-art which might be a useful
> starting point.
> https://github.com/aws/aws-sdk-go/blob/master/service/generate.go
> All the new Azure clients are also going that way. You can see the
> generators here:
> https://github.com/Azure/autorest/tree/master/AutoRest/Generators

Here's hoping that Spiros' version isn't a SOAP-based generator... :-)


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