[openstack-dev] [Kolla] PTL Candidacy

Angus Salkeld asalkeld at mirantis.com
Wed Mar 18 00:05:50 UTC 2015

There have been no other candidates within the allowed time, so
congratulations Steve on being the new Kolla PTL.

Angus Salkeld

On Thu, Mar 12, 2015 at 8:13 PM, Angus Salkeld <asalkeld at mirantis.com>

> Candidacy confirmed.
> -Angus
> On Thu, Mar 12, 2015 at 6:54 PM, Steven Dake (stdake) <stdake at cisco.com>
> wrote:
>>  I am running for PTL for the Kolla project.  I have been executing in
>> an unofficial PTL capacity for the project for the Kilo cycle, but I feel
>> it is important for our community to have an elected PTL and have asked
>> Angus Salkeld, who has no outcome in the election, to officiate the
>> election [1].
>>  For the Kilo cycle our community went from zero LOC to a fully working
>> implementation of most of the services based upon Kubernetes as the
>> backend.  Recently I led the effort to remove Kubernetes as a backend and
>> provide container contents, building, and management on bare metal using
>> docker-compose which is nearly finished.  At the conclusion of Kilo, it
>> should be possible from one shell script to start an AIO full deployment of
>> all of the current OpenStack git-namespaced services using containers built
>> from RPM packaging.
>>  For Liberty, I’d like to take our community and code to the next
>> level.  Since our containers are fairly solid, I’d like to integrate with
>> existing projects such as TripleO, os-ansible-deployment, or Fuel.
>> Alternatively the community has shown some interest in creating a
>> multi-node HA-ified installation toolchain.
>>  I am deeply committed to leading the community where the core
>> developers want the project to go, wherever that may be.
>>  I am strongly in favor of adding HA features to our container
>> architecture.
>>  I would like to add .deb package support and from-source support to our
>> docker container build system.
>>  I would like to implement a reference architecture where our containers
>> can be used as a building block for deploying a reference platform of 3
>> controller nodes, ~100 compute nodes, and ~10 storage nodes.
>>  I am open to expanding our scope to address full deployment, but would
>> prefer to merge our work with one or more existing upstreams such as
>> TripelO, os-ansible-deployment, and Fuel.
>>  Finally I want to finish the job on functional testing, so all of our
>> containers are functionally checked and gated per commit on Fedora, CentOS,
>> and Ubuntu.
>>  I am experienced as a PTL, leading the Heat Orchestration program from
>> zero LOC through OpenStack integration for 3 development cycles.  I write
>> code as a PTL and was instrumental in getting the Magnum Container Service
>> code-base kicked off from zero LOC where Adrian Otto serves as PTL.  My
>> past experiences include leading Corosync from zero LOC to a stable
>> building block of High Availability in Linux.  Prior to that I was part of
>> a team that implemented Carrier Grade Linux.  I have a deep and broad
>> understanding of open source, software development, high performance team
>> leadership, and distributed computing.
>>  I would be pleased to serve as PTL for Kolla for the Liberty cycle and
>> welcome your vote.
>>  Regards
>> -steve
>>  [1] https://wiki.openstack.org/wiki/Kolla/PTL_Elections_March_2015
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