[Openstack-operators] Meeting summary, minutes, definition of 'users'

Matt Jarvis matt.jarvis at datacentred.co.uk
Tue May 17 16:30:31 UTC 2016

We've noticed that as well, is everyone getting strange bounces from
openstack-private ? Any list admins lurking here ?

On 17 May 2016 at 17:20, Chris Morgan <mihalis68 at gmail.com> wrote:

> very good point. Currently a bit flustered by apparent bounces however.
> Will fix this though
> On Tue, May 17, 2016 at 12:19 PM, Matt Jarvis <
> matt.jarvis at datacentred.co.uk> wrote:
>> Hi Chris
>> Good round up and a good start on the definition. Don't forget the public
>> cloud operators though, it's not all about private cloud ;)
>> On 17 May 2016 at 16:51, Chris Morgan <mihalis68 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> I'm new to this, but here goes:
>>> Meeting held on IRC today at 14:00 UTC to jumpstart a new process for
>>> arranging OpenStack operators mid-cycle meetups.
>>> Nice minutes from Tom here
>>> http://eavesdrop.openstack.org/meetings/ops_meetups_team/2016/ops_meetups_team.2016-05-17-14.00.html
>>> etherpad here : https://etherpad.openstack.org/p/ops-meetups-team
>>> In short there was consensus behind the mailing list locking in a
>>> region and approximate time slot for each meetup and then making an
>>> open call for meeting hosts/"underwriters". The region would be one of
>>> : north america, europe or APAC in such a way as to oppose the region
>>> of the following OpenStack summit. There is also desire to cap numbers
>>> and somehow encourage operators/users and discourage vendors from
>>> attending without getting to the level of having to vet
>>> individuals. To that end I volunteered to propose a definition of
>>> users, and so here goes:
>>> ------
>>> The openstack operators meetings have a preference for 'users'
>>> vs. 'vendors' since the vendors have every opportunity to get their
>>> message across at the Summit in the vendor sessions, the marketplace
>>> etc. Meanwhile, operators need a venue to share frank, unfettered,
>>> possibly highly critical info about products and core openstack
>>> components.
>>> For the purposes of getting the meet ups organised then, the following
>>> definition is proposed:
>>> Definition:
>>> All attendees at an OpenStack operators mid-cycle meetup ('the
>>> meetup') should be willing and able to discuss issues arising from
>>> operating OpenStack for private cloud at some kind of scale, including
>>> ideally having direct experience of OpenStack private cloud operation
>>> or expectation of that in future. Representatives from organisations
>>> having both a vendor and a user role in the OpenStack community should
>>> wear their user hat for the purposes of the meetup. Attendance by
>>> those fitting these guidelines is highly encouraged.
>>> --
>>> Chris Morgan <mihalis68 at gmail.com>
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> Chris Morgan <mihalis68 at gmail.com>

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