[Openstack-operators] [publicClouds-wg] Public Cloud Working Group

matt Jarvis matt at mattjarvis.org.uk
Thu Nov 24 09:32:17 UTC 2016

So judging from the Doodle poll results, 1400 UTC bi-weekly on a Wednesday
is the favourite choice. I will go ahead and book one of the IRC meeting
rooms. Once that's done, I'll put together a draft agenda for a first
meeting, and publicise to the lists again. Thanks for all your input so far

On Mon, Nov 21, 2016 at 8:55 AM, matt Jarvis <matt at mattjarvis.org.uk> wrote:

> Whoops, just realised I can't send to these lists with multiple additional
> recipients, so sending again separately ..
> Thank you for all of your interest in this proposal. In order to move
> things to the next stage I need to organise a first IRC meeting, and I
> think it's probably most appropriate to book one of the openstack-meeting
> channels rather than use openstack-operators. Having looked at the current
> usage, it looks like every 2 weeks on a Wednesday would work initially, and
> there are two times which look possible, 14:00 and 19:00 UTC. The meeting
> schedule is fairly complicated, so there may be other options if neither of
> these works for a quorum, but can I suggest we start with these options and
> work from there ? I've put together a Doodle poll with the two options, and
> I'd appreciate your participation in the poll before I go ahead and try to
> book a slot.
> http://doodle.com/poll/be43ysxhg5iq3uha
> On Tue, Nov 15, 2016 at 10:43 AM, matt Jarvis <matt at mattjarvis.org.uk>
> wrote:
>> So after input from a variety of sources over the last few weeks, I'd
>> very much like to try and put together a public cloud working group, with
>> the very high level goal of representing the interests of the public cloud
>> provider community around the globe.
>> I'd like to propose that, in line with the new process for creation of
>> working groups, we set up some initial IRC meetings for all interested
>> parties. The goals for these initial meetings would be :
>> 1. Define the overall scope and mission statement for the working group
>> 2. Set out the constituency for the group - communication methods,
>> definitions of public clouds, meeting schedules, chairs etc.
>> 3. Identify areas of interest - eg. technical issues, collaboration
>> opportunities
>> Before I go ahead and schedule first meetings, I'd very much like to
>> gather input from the community on interested parties, and if this seems
>> like a reasonable first step forward. My thought initially was to schedule
>> a first meeting on #openstack-operators and then decide on best timings,
>> locations and communication methods from there, but again I'd welcome
>> input.
>> At this point it would seem to me that one of the key metrics for this
>> working group to be successful is participation as widely as possible
>> within the public cloud provider community, currently approximately 21
>> companies globally according to https://www.openstack.org/m
>> arketplace/public-clouds/. If we could get representation from all of
>> those companies in any potential working group, then that would clearly be
>> the best outcome, although that may be optimistic ! As has become clear at
>> recent Ops events, it may be that not all of those companies are
>> represented on these lists, so I'd welcome any input on the best way to
>> reach out to those folks.
>> Matt
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