[openstack-dev] [GSOC] Guidance for "Add a New Storage Backend" project.

Davanum Srinivas davanum at gmail.com
Wed Mar 5 01:36:06 UTC 2014


On Sun, Mar 2, 2014 at 2:19 PM, saikrishna sripada
<krishna1256 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Srinivas/Alej/All,
> Adding to my earlier mail,
> I found "Implement a re-usable shared library for vmware (oslo.vmware) to be
> consumed by various OpenStack projects like Nova, Cinder or Glance" also
> interesting.
> Please help me choose the project and guide me further about contributing
> and selection criteria for geting selected in GSOC 2014 and also to
> contribute to the project after GSOC.
> Best Regards,
> --sai krishna.
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: saikrishna sripada <krishna1256 at gmail.com>
> Date: Mon, Mar 3, 2014 at 12:11 AM
> Subject: Fwd: [GSOC] Guidance for "Add a New Storage Backend" project.
> To: openstack-dev at lists.openstack.org, "cpp.cabrera" <cpp.cabrera at gmail.com>
> Hi All/Alej,
> I am a M.S student from India.My current research work is on Computer
> Networks, Cloud computing.I have been following involving with openstack
> since the past one year. I have contributed to open-stack in the past but
> its just bits and pieces here and there. I always thought of picking a
> blueprint and implementing it is doable by me with some guidance. Luckily I
> found open-stack participating in GSOC 2014.As for me its possible to
> implement the"Add a New Storage Backend"project. With my past experience
> with the openstack project I am sure I could help your project both during
> GSOC and after. Please reply me if you find my idea interesting.
> Now about me:
> I am Sai Krishna, M.S in computer science student at IIIT-Hyderabad
> university, Hyderabad.I am good with c++ and python programming. I am
> currently working on a tool which uses Bloom filter for Packet attribution
> systems (trace back the source of malicious packet efficiently). I am also
> having experience building command line modules and handling alarms in
> various network elements of Nokia Siemens networks(currently Nokia solutions
> networks). I have also worked in deploying openstack on fedora and Ubuntu
> distributions and integrating foreman to compute node for auto-discovery
> feature. Also fixed two bugs in Glance and keystone modules.
> My study on the task :
> Links:
> https://wiki.openstack.org/wiki/GSoC2014/Queues/Storage
> https://github.com/cabrera/python-openstack-and-you/blob/master/src/guide.md
> - I am familiar with git, gerrit, contributing to openstack. Please check
> the handle  krishna1256 for my contributions to openstack.
> Kindly bare with my english and Guide me on a head start for working with
> the "Add a New Storage Backend" project.
> Thanks and Regards,
> --sai krishna.

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