15-day Review for #TOSCA Simple Profile in YAML V1.0 - ends March 25th
The OASIS Topology and Orchestration Specification for Cloud Applications (TOSCA) TC members  have produced an updated Committee Specification Draft (CSD) and submitted this specification for 15-day public review:
TOSCA Simple Profile in YAML Version 1.0
Committee Specification Draft 05 / Public Review Draft 02
04 February 2016
The TOSCA Simple Profile in YAML specifies a rendering of TOSCA which aims to provide a more accessible syntax as well as a more concise and incremental expressiveness of the TOSCA DSL in order to minimize the learning curve and speed the adoption of the use of TOSCA to portably describe cloud applications.
This proposal describes a YAML rendering for TOSCA. YAML is a human friendly data serialization standard (http://yaml.org/) with a syntax much easier to read and edit than XML. As there are a number of DSLs encoded in YAML, a YAML encoding of the TOSCA DSL makes TOSCA more accessible by these communities.
The TOSCA metamodel uses the concept of service templates to describe cloud workloads as a topology template, which is a graph of node templates modeling the components a workload is made up of and as relationship templates modeling the relations between those components. TOSCA further provides a type system of node types to describe the possible building blocks for constructing a service template, as well as relationship type to describe possible kinds of relations.
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The public review starts 11 March 2016 at 00:00 UTC and ends 25 March 2016 at 11:59 UTC. The specification was previously submitted for public review .
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