[openstack-dev] [Climate] PTL Candidacy

Dina Belova dbelova at mirantis.com
Mon Dec 23 08:56:22 UTC 2013

Sorry, completely forgot to add some useful links :)

My changes:
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On Sat, Dec 21, 2013 at 1:43 AM, Sergey Lukjanov <slukjanov at mirantis.com>wrote:

> Confirmed.
> https://wiki.openstack.org/wiki/Climate/PTL_Elections_Icehouse#Candidates
> 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)
>> PTL.
>> 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
>> future.
>> 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 :)
>> Thanks!
>> Dina
>> -----
>> Best regards,
>> Dina Belova
>> Software Engineer
>> Mirantis Inc
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> Sincerely yours,
> Sergey Lukjanov
> Savanna Technical Lead
> Mirantis Inc.
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Best regards,

Dina Belova

Software Engineer

Mirantis Inc.
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