[openstack-dev] [QA] PTL Candidacy

Tristan Cacqueray tristan.cacqueray at enovance.com
Fri Apr 3 17:39:10 UTC 2015


On 04/03/2015 12:33 PM, Matthew Treinish wrote:
> Hi Everyone,
> I'd like to throw my hat into the ring for another cycle as the PTL for the QA
> program/team/group/whatever it's called under the new governance model.
> This past cycle has been a very exciting one for the QA program. We've made a
> bunch of progress on numerous work items to improve the growing number of
> projects under the QA umbrella. While this work is ongoing we've also had to
> adapt as the wider community has been moving to a new governance model.
> We've been working to make the QA program more externally accessible and
> consumable in preparation for a large growth in the number of projects. On the
> tempest side this has meant a steady expansion of code being moved into
> tempest-lib to provide resources, which were previously only available in
> tempest, externally consumable. For devstack we've seen the addition of plugin
> support which allows new projects to leverage deploying, testing, and developing
> with devstack without needing to modify devstack's code itself.
> Another effort which I outlined in my candidacy email for this past cycle [1]
> and a blog post preceding that [2] was the work to make the QA projects more
> modular and reusable. It turned out that this work lines up quite well with what
> is needed to enable the self service model we're working towards under the big
> tent. I expect that as we continue to evolve our current set of projects to be
> more modular and work under the big tent that using the tooling in different
> workflows will also improve.
> Moving into Liberty my plan is to continue heading down this same path and
> working to enable more projects to become self sufficient when using QA
> projects. To this end I expect we'll be adding a similar external plugin
> interface into grenade early in liberty, a continued expansion on the use of
> devstack plugins, and migrating more of tempest's common code over to
> tempest-lib.
> Additionally, the continued efforts that we've been pushing for some time to
> make tempest and the other QA projects easier to use in general, both in and
> out of the gate, will definitely continue. This is something we've made a lot of
> progress on this past cycle and think it will definitely be a continued priority
> for Liberty.
> It's been my honor to serve as the QA PTL for the past 2 cycles and I'm looking
> forward to helping make Liberty another great cycle. I hope to have the
> opportunity to continue leading the QA program as PTL and work towards making
> a better OpenStack with the rest of the community.
> Thanks,
> Matt Treinish
> [1] http://lists.openstack.org/pipermail/openstack-dev/2014-September/046704.html
> [2] http://blog.kortar.org/?p=4
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