[openstack-dev] [Climate] PTL Candidacy
slukjanov at mirantis.com
Fri Dec 20 21:43:50 UTC 2013
On Fri, Dec 20, 2013 at 11:01 PM, Dina Belova <dbelova at mirantis.com> wrote:
> Howdy, guys!
> I’d like to announce my candidacy for Climate (Reservation-as-a-Service)
> I’m working with OpenStack about last two years since Diablo and have much
> experience in working with different customers within different projects.
> Last six months I’m everything about community work - since really early
> ideas of Climate. I proposed idea of global reservation opportunity to the
> OpenStack - for both virtual and physical resources, not just some of it. I
> also created architecture proposal for the Climate, that was discussed with
> our community and on what we agreed the time Climate was a ‘baby’.
> I’m leading subteam, that is working on implementing virtual reservations
> opportunity. I took significant participation in core related features that
> are important for every project - overall structure of DB layer, REST API,
> base logic for the internal Climate part and plugin mechanism, that allows
> to implement extensions for every resource type to make them reservable.
> I’m a top contributor and reviewer for Climate and spend much time on
> defining its future vectors of development and keeping Climate extensible
> and relevant to the current OpenStack ecosystem. Now I’m holding our team’s
> IRC meeting half times to keep our two subteams balanced and presented
> enough; and manage our Launchpad project to represent every side of it.
> Also I was the initiator of Climate presentation during OpenStack Icehouse
> summit in Hong Kong this fall and prepared much materials for it. I have
> expedience and know about release cycles, release management and other
> infrastructure specific things.
> I think, PTL is not only about reviews or code writing, it’s more about
> presenting project to the outside world. It’s about endless communication
> both internally with people contributing to Climate and externally to avoid
> overlaps and conflicts between contributors and Climate with other
> projects. I believe, PTL should think not only about Climate itself, but
> about its place in whole OpenStack ecosystem and how it may look like in
> As for Icehouse, as the closest point we should pass, I defined our scope
> for the first 0.1 Climate release and believe we will have it Jan 2014.
> Definitely we would like to find the appropriate OpenStack Program (or
> create a new one) and become incubated within it. Icehouse will be about
> close integration with other OpenStack projects to support reservation of
> different resources - not only compute hosts and virtual machines, proposed
> to our first release, but also volumes, network resources, etc. Finally we
> would like to propose architecture of integration with Heat and its stacks
> reservation, as a most complicated virtual resource. Integration with
> Horizon is also about creation of a better way for our users to communicate
> with Climate and definitely we hope to propose solution for that.
> It was a great time when different companies and people decided to unite
> and create this project with its special role and become a part of great
> OpenStack community. I believe we’ll do even more in future :)
> Best regards,
> Dina Belova
> Software Engineer
> Mirantis Inc
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