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Re: Bug#724980: ITP: trove -- Database as a Service for OpenStack

Excerpts from Holger Levsen's message of 2013-09-30 03:20:30 -0700:
> Hi Thomas,
> On Montag, 30. September 2013, Thomas Goirand wrote:
> >   Description     : Database as a Service for OpenStack
> > 
> > Database as a Service for OpenStack.
> what is this exactly? Given more marketing skillz I could do "apt-get install 
> $somedb" and voila, I have database as a service :-D

And what user-facing API would you use to let the user do that apt-get
install after automatically provisioning a server sized right for that DB?
And to add users?

"_something_ as a service" is an understood term these days. Just like
"Desktop" is known not to mean an actual meatspace surface where you
put things, but a particular software concept.

For "as a Service", that concept is an API which simplifies provisioning
and configuration automation.

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