[openstack-dev] [k8s] Hosting location for OpenStack Kubernetes Provider

Davanum Srinivas davanum at gmail.com
Thu Mar 22 14:05:33 UTC 2018

FYI, New repo is ready! https://github.com/kubernetes/cloud-provider-openstack

We could use a lot of help. So please join us.

-- Dims

On Tue, Mar 13, 2018 at 1:54 PM, Chris Hoge <chris at openstack.org> wrote:
> At the PTG in Dublin, SIG-K8s started working towards migrating the
> external Kubernetes OpenStack cloud provider[1] work to be an OpenStack
> project. Coincident with that, an upstream patch[2] was proposed by
> WG-Cloud-Provider to create upstream Kubernetes repositories for the
> various cloud providers.
> I want to begin a conversation about where we want this provider code to
> live and how we want to manage it. Three main options are to:
> 1) Host the provider code within the OpenStack ecosystem. The advantages
> are that we can follow OpenStack community development practices, and
> we have a good list of people signed up to help maintain it. We would
> also have easier access to infra test resources. The downside is we pull
> the code further away from the Kubernetes community, possibly making it
> more difficult for end users to find and use in a way that is consistent
> with other external providers.
> 2) Host the provider code within the Kubernetes ecosystem. The advantage
> is that the code will be in a well-defined and well-known place, and
> members of the Kubernetes community who want to participate will be able
> to continue to use the community practices. We would still be able to
> take advantage of infra resources, but it would require more setup to
> trigger and report on jobs.
> 3) Host in OpenStack, and mirror in a Kubernetes repository. We would
> need to work with the K8s team to make sure this is an acceptable option,
> but would allow for a hybrid development model that could satisty the
> needs of members of both communities. This would require a committment
> from the K8s-SIG-OpenStack/OpenStack-SIG-K8s team to handling tickets
> and pull requests that come in to the Kubernetes hosted repository.
> My personal opinion is that we should take advantage of the Kubernetes
> hosting, and migrate the project to one of the repositories listed in
> the WG-Cloud-Provider patch. This wouldn't preclude moving it into
> OpenStack infra hosting at some point in the future and possibly
> adopting the hybrid approach down the line after more communication with
> K8s infrastructure leaders.
> There is a sense of urgency, as Dims has asked that we relieve him of
> the responsibility of hosing the external provider work in his personal
> GitHub repository.
> Please chime in with your opinions on this here so that we can work out
> an where the appropriate hosting for this project should be.
> Thanks,
> Chris Hoge
> K8s-SIG-OpenStack/OpenStack-SIG-K8s Co-Lead
> [1] https://github.com/dims/openstack-cloud-controller-manager
> [2] https://github.com/kubernetes/community/pull/1862
> [3] https://etherpad.openstack.org/p/sig-k8s-2018-dublin-ptg
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