[openstack-dev] [openstack][metering] Contributing to ceilometer while participating in GSoC

Ajay Phogat letsgotry7 at gmail.com
Sun Dec 15 14:59:19 UTC 2013

Extremely sorry I could reply back, I had my vacations and was away on

Sure, I'll do try to come in contact with the current developers as to know
how I can contribute. Thanks a lot for your help and time. Have a great

On Tue, Nov 12, 2013 at 4:38 PM, Julie Pichon <jpichon at redhat.com> wrote:

> Hi Ajay,
> "Ajay Phogat" <letsgotry7 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hello, all!
> >
> > I am a student of Computer Science and have learnt some basics of
> OpenStack
> > for implementing one of my projects in college. While learning about
> > OpenStack, I came to know about the metering project, ceilometer.
> >
> > I would love to contribute to ceilometer, which according to
> > ohloh<http://www.ohloh.net/p?ref=homepage&q=ceilometer> has
> > 88 contributors presently. Also, I wanted to participate in Google Summer
> > of Code while being associated with ceilometer. I wanted to know if
> > contributing to ceilometer can be a valid project for GSoC.
> Thanks for your interest in OpenStack and Ceilometer, that's great! Many
> members of the community were away in Hong Kong for the OpenStack Summit
> last
> week, sorry for the delay.
> OpenStack has never participated in GSoC before - we never quite managed to
> match the organisation requirements in time for the deadline. Maybe this
> will
> change next year but I wouldn't necessarily count on it. I still encourage
> you
> to get involved with the community even outside of a program like GSoC.
> There's
> a lot of things we could use your help with!
> Maybe a current Ceilometer contributor can point you toward a suitable
> first
> task, in the meantime there's a lot of information you can read about to
> get
> yourself started contributing: see [0] to learn the general OpenStack
> contribution guidelines, [1] for finding something small to work on that
> you
> find interesting, [2] to get an OpenStack dev environment set up in a VM.
> Consider also popping by on IRC [3], on #openstack-metering for Ceilometer
> related questions and #openstack-101 if you encounter any hiccup getting
> started contributing. There are lots of people happy to help and guide you!
> Kind regards,
> Julie
> [0] https://wiki.openstack.org/wiki/HowToContribute
> [1] https://bugs.launchpad.net/ceilometer/
> [2] http://devstack.org/
> [3] https://wiki.openstack.org/IRC
> >
> > Thanks a lot for your time and effort!
> >
> >
> > Ajay Phogat
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