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Thierry Parmentelat [Mon, 15 Sep 2014 07:45:11 +0000 (09:45 +0200)]
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+Purpose
+===
+
+This software implements a wrapper for the SFA (Slice-based Federation
+Architecture) that allows networking testbeds to interoperate in terms
+of exposing and provisioning resources. It comes with some drivers for
+a few testbeds, notably PlanetLab and IotLab.
+
+References
+====
+ * [This page](http://sfawrap.info) describes the motivation behind this software
+ * Refer to [this trac page](http://svn.planet-lab.org/wiki/SFATutorial#SFATutorial) for installing and using this software
+ * The GENI community has  [a page on the Aggregate API](http://groups.geni.net/geni/wiki/GeniApi)
+
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-Please refer to the trac page below for installing and using this software
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-http://svn.planet-lab.org/wiki/SFATutorial#SFATutorial
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