[openstack-dev] [OpenStack Foundation] Finding people to work on the EC2 API in Nova

Michael Still mikal at stillhq.com
Fri Jan 30 01:42:04 UTC 2015

On Thu, Jan 29, 2015 at 5:15 PM, Michael Still <mikal at stillhq.com> wrote:
> There is an ec2 bug tag in launchpad. I would link to it except I am writing
> this offline. I will fix that later today.

Ok, now that the 40 seater turbo prop has landed, here we go:


> However I think what we've shown is that moving this code out of nova is the
> future. I would like to see someone come up with a plan to transition users
> to the stackforge project. That seems the best way forward at this point.
> Thanks,
> Michael
> On 30 Jan 2015 11:11 am, "matt" <matt at nycresistor.com> wrote:
>> Is there a blue print or some set of bugs tagged in some way to tackle?
>> -matt
>> On Thu, Jan 29, 2015 at 7:01 PM, Michael Still <mikal at stillhq.com> wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> as you might have read on openstack-dev, the Nova EC2 API
>>> implementation is in a pretty sad state. I wont repeat all of those
>>> details here -- you can read the thread on openstack-dev for detail.
>>> However, we got here because no one is maintaining the code in Nova
>>> for the EC2 API. This is despite repeated calls over the last 18
>>> months (at least).
>>> So, does the Foundation have a role here? The Nova team has failed to
>>> find someone to help us resolve these issues. Can the board perhaps
>>> find resources as the representatives of some of the largest
>>> contributors to OpenStack? Could the Foundation employ someone to help
>>> us our here?
>>> I suspect the correct plan is to work on getting the stackforge
>>> replacement finished, and ensuring that it is feature compatible with
>>> the Nova implementation. However, I don't want to preempt the design
>>> process -- there might be other ways forward here.
>>> I feel that a continued discussion which just repeats the last 18
>>> months wont actually fix the situation -- its time to "break out" of
>>> that mode and find other ways to try and get someone working on this
>>> problem.
>>> Thoughts welcome.
>>> Michael
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