[openstack-dev] [kolla][elections][ptl] Kolla PTL Candidacy for Jeffrey Zhang

Hui Kang hkang.sunysb at gmail.com
Wed Sep 14 23:32:54 UTC 2016

+1 for Jeffrey Zhang
    - Jeffrey is full time on Kolla
    - Steven is doing excellent job, but I would like to see some change.


- Hui

On Mon, Sep 12, 2016 at 3:18 AM, Jeffrey Zhang <zhang.lei.fly at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Everyone,
> I'm excited to announce my candidacy for PTL for Kolla team during the Ocata
> cycle.
> Kolla is a fantastic project. It brings fresh new blood to OpenStack Deployment
> Management. Simplifying the lives of Operators when managing OpenStack is
> essential to OpenStack’s success and I personally believe Kolla as of Liberty
> 1.1.0 delivers on that promise. I also deployed several Kolla production
> environment for customers without any problem. I've been a core contributor to
> Kolla since Mitaka. I am full time on Kolla project and have been heavily
> involved with all of my waking hours[0][1].
> Over the Newton development cycle, we have implemented numerous new features
> and improved stability and usability. The top features are:
> * Introduced the Bifrost and kolla-host to manage the bare metal provision and
>   initialize the node before deploying OpenStack.
> * The introduction of far more services including Aodh, Bifrost, Ceilometer,
>   Cloudkitty, Multipath, Rally, Sahara, Tempest, Watcher.
> * Implemented Dockerfile customization.
> * Launched the kolla-kubernetes project.
> * More robust CI jobs
> As a team, the Kolla Community tested 123 nodes for Kolla using osic[2]. The
> results validate Kolla works and scales to a majority of use cases today. The
> major code paths that enable this scalability have been in place since Liberty
> which gives a good indicator of Liberty and Mitaka scalability. As a Kolla
> core reviewer and PTL self-nominee, I find this result to be highly satisfying.
> One of Kolla’s many goals has been executed: Deploying OpenStack at 100+ node
> count fast and easily.
> The kolla community is diversely affiliated, a fantastic crew of contributors,
> and excellent leadership within the core reviewer team.
> For Ocata, I'd like the project focused on these objectives:
> * Focus on the needs of the Kolla team.
> * Optimize the speed of reconfiguration and upgrade.
> * Implement and integrate with more driver plugins for neutron and cinder.
> * Deliver 1.0.0 of kolla-kubernetes.
> * Implement different CI jobs to test diverse scenarios.I’d like to start out
>   with some really hard CI problems such as testing real upgrades and
>   validating ceph in the CI jobs per commit.
> * Support the implementation of a monitoring stack.
> Finally, I know it is important that PTL time is spent on the non-technical
> problem-solving such as mentoring potential core reviewers, scheduling the
> project progress, interacting with other OpenStack projects and many other
> activities a PTL undertakes.  I’d like to work this cycle on scaling those
> activities across the core reviewer team.  I will use my personal strengths and
> rely on the core reviewer team’s personal strengths to make Kolla Ocata the
> best release yet.
> Thank you for the considering me to serve as your Kolla PTL.
> Regards,
> Jeffrey Zhang
> [0] http://stackalytics.com/?release=all&module=kolla&metric=commits
> [1] http://stackalytics.com/?release=all&module=kolla&metric=marks
> [2] https://review.openstack.org/352101
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