[openstack-dev] [cinder][neutron][all] New third-party-ci testing requirements for OpenStack Compatible mark

Armando M. armamig at gmail.com
Sun Sep 27 16:39:37 UTC 2015

On 25 September 2015 at 15:40, Chris Hoge <chris at openstack.org> wrote:

> In November, the OpenStack Foundation will start requiring vendors
> requesting
> new "OpenStack Compatible" storage driver licenses to start passing the
> Cinder
> third-party integration tests.

The new program was approved by the Board at
> the July meeting in Austin and follows the improvement of the testing
> standards
> and technical requirements for the "OpenStack Powered" program. This is all
> part of the effort of the Foundation to use the OpenStack brand to
> guarantee a
> base-level of interoperability and consistency for OpenStack users and to
> protect the work of our community of developers by applying a trademark
> backed
> by their technical efforts.
> The Cinder driver testing is the first step of a larger effort to apply
> community determined standards to the Foundation marketing programs. We're
> starting with Cinder because it has a successful testing program in place,
> and
> we have plans to extend the program to network drivers and OpenStack
> applications. We're going require CI testing for new "OpenStack Compatible"
> storage licenses starting on November 1, and plan to roll out network and
> application testing in 2016.
> One of our goals is to work with project leaders and developers to help us
> define and implement these test programs. The standards for third-party
> drivers and applications should be determined by the developers and users
> in our community, who are experts in how to maintain the quality of the
> ecosystem.
> We welcome and feedback on this program, and are also happy to answer any
> questions you might have.

Thanks for spearheading this effort.

Do you have more information/pointers about the program, and how Cinder in
particular is
paving the way for other projects to follow?


> Thanks!
> Chris Hoge
> Interop Engineer
> OpenStack Foundation
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