[openstack-dev] [Congress] PTL candidacy

Elizabeth K. Joseph lyz at princessleia.com
Tue Apr 7 15:56:48 UTC 2015


On Mon, Apr 6, 2015 at 1:42 PM, Tim Hinrichs <thinrichs at vmware.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm writing to announce my candidacy for PTL of Congress for the Liberty
> cycle.  We've made a lot of progress in Kilo, and I'm excited by what we'll
> achieve in Liberty!  To give us some perspective, I compiled a (partial)
> list of improvements we made in Kilo:
> * Officially became part of OpenStack (moved from stackforge to openstack)
> * Matured the Congress community (commits/LOC from outside VMware: Juno:8%,
> Kilo:26%)
> * Integrated with our first external project: Murano
> * Improved scale-up by orders of magnitude (see
> http://ruleyourcloud.com/2015/03/12/scaling-up-congress.html)
> * Added the first version of reactive enforcement (correcting policy
> violations after they happen)
> * Created a Horizon GUI for writing policy
> * Built a DSL for integrating external cloud services and enabled on-demand
> (de)installation of services
> We achieved just about everything we set out to do in Kilo, thanks to the
> hard work of many outstanding folks.  For the Liberty cycle, I'm planning on
> similar success in the following areas.
> * Production deployments
> * Scale-out: enabling high-availability and increased throughput
> * Delegation: enabling Congress to interoperate with other policy engines to
> share the burden of policy enforcement
> * Community: increasing non-VMware contributions, in terms of commits/LOC
> and especially reviews
> While Congress is an early-stage project, we're on a great track, and I'll
> make sure we stay on it.  As always I'm happy to chat about future
> directions, past progress, and anything in between.
> Thanks!
> Tim
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