[openstack-dev] [nova][cinder] Would anyone from Nova Core be able to join the Cinder mid-cycle meetup?
mriedem at linux.vnet.ibm.com
Thu Jul 30 14:18:22 UTC 2015
On 7/30/2015 12:31 AM, Anita Kuno wrote:
> On 07/29/2015 10:59 PM, John Garbutt wrote:
>> On 24 July 2015 at 22:49, Jay S. Bryant <jsbryant at electronicjungle.net> wrote:
>>> I had the opportunity to chat with John Garbutt when he was here in
>>> Rochester for the Nova mid-cycle meet-up. We discussed the fact that there
>>> was much to be gained by improving the communication between the Cinder and
>>> Nova teams.
>> We do have names written down for CrossProjectLiaisons for other projects.
>> That is helping a little, but I am sure we can refine the idea so its
>> more effective:
>> The basic ideas would be to get folks who are in the Nova meeting
>> regularly to jump into the Cinder meeting when required, and someone
>> else to do the reverse.
> What I am finding is that some folks are reluctant to come forward as
> Liasons initially, despite their possible interest. Some reasons for
> hesitation might include uncertainty of what responsibilities are
> understood with the role, uncertainty if there actually is time in the
> individual's schedule to attend meetings and be available for questions,
> clarification and follow up, that sort of thing.
> I am finding good success by encouraging someone who might consider
> trying on a cross project hat to do something along those lines: attend
> a meeting, follow up on an email, engage in a conversation with someone
> in another project on a specific issue and see how it feels. If it
> doesn't feel like a good fit, fair enough, thanks for trying it out. If
> you can help with one thing (example: cells with nova and neutron)
> great, you don't have to take on everything with the two projects, just
> focus on one issue and that is most welcome, thank you. (Thanks to
> mlavelle for volunteering with the cells cross project work here.)
> If you have done a few things, shown up for meetings for two projects,
> followed a particular spec, helped both projects become better informed
> about how the issue affects those projects, wonderful. Then if you feel
> like added your name to the wikipage, great, that helps others. But
> please don't feel that signing up has to be the first step, for some
> they experience the work for a while before they agree to it publicly,
> what ever works for you.
> Thanks Jay, John, and Paul, glad to see this conversation progress,
>> For specific patches that really important to cinder, it would be good
>> to advertise them in the usual place for nova:
>>> With that idea in mind, it was suggested that the Cinder team open an
>>> invitation to Nova members to attend our mid-cycle meet-up. The mid-cycle
>>> meet-up, of course, is not a secret. A member of the Nova team has always
>>> been welcome to join, just hoping that an explicit invitation here may spark
>>> some interest. :-) Note: John considered attending but is unable to do
>> So looks like Paul might be there.
>> I can try and join a hangout, if there is something urgent.
>> That approach has big limitations, but happy to try (ideally AM, given
>> I am in the UK).
>>> The mid-cycle meet-up for Cinder is 8/4 through 8/7 at the HP site in Fort
>>> Collins, CO . Friday is an optional code sprint day for those who are able
>>> to stay that long. Details about the meet-up can be seen on our mid-cycle
>>> meetup planning etherpad .
>>> If you are able to join us and help us work through the various challenges
>>> we are having between Cinder and Nova it would be greatly appreciated!
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If we want a name for nova liaison to cinder, then I can put my name in,
I've spent enough time in the cinder channel lately and have been
reviewing more volume-related code in nova where I'm not *completely*
lost, just *kind of* lost.
I would have been interested in attending the cinder meetup to represent
nova except for that the email came out less than a week ago and the
meetup is next week, which leaves little time to prepare for that kind
of thing when you have family stuff to sort out for travel.
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