[openstack-dev] [nova] Thanks gibi!

Jay Pipes jaypipes at gmail.com
Thu Aug 10 18:43:59 UTC 2017

On 08/10/2017 01:57 PM, Matt Riedemann wrote:
> Apparently we don't have community contributor awards at the PTG, only 
> the summit, and seeing as that's several months away now, which is kind 
> of an eternity, I wanted to take the time now to thank gibi (Balazs 
> Gibizer to his parents) for all the work he's been doing in Nova.
> Not only does gibi lead the versioned notification transformation work, 
> which includes running a weekly meeting (that only one other person 
> shows up to) and sending a weekly status email, and does it in a 
> ridiculously patient and kind way, but he's also been identifying 
> several critical issues late in the release related to the Placement and 
> claims in the scheduler work that's going on.
> And it's not just doing manual testing, reporting a bug and throwing it 
> over the wall - which is a major feat in OpenStack on it's own - but 
> also taking the time to write automated functional regression tests to 
> exhibit the bugs so when we have a fix we can tell it's actually 
> working, plus he's been fixing some on his own also.
> So with all that, I just wanted to formally and publicly say thanks to 
> gibi for the great work he's doing which often goes overlooked when 
> we're crunching toward a deadline.

Couldn't agree more. Thank you Gibi for your hard work and valuable 
contributions over the last cycle and more. Your efforts have not gone 

All the best,

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