[openstack-dev] [nova] away from Nova development for forseeable future

Matt Riedemann mriedem at linux.vnet.ibm.com
Mon Nov 28 22:30:18 UTC 2016

On 11/28/2016 10:27 AM, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
> Hi Folks,
> I was recently tasked with spending some months working full time on
> another project unrelated to OpenStack Nova. As such I am not likely
> to be participating in any Nova related work for at least the Ocata
> development cycle. At this time, I don't know whether I'll be returning
> to Nova in the Pike cycle or not. I hope that other Red Hat folks will
> be able to take over involvement in any work I was responsible for (eg in
> particular os-vif related stuff or any libvirt driver work). Since I
> won't be on IRC, if there's some show stopper that needs my help, I'd
> encourage people to ping other Red Hat or Nova team members who should
> have enough knowledge to help, or failing that, email me.
> I've not resigned from Nova core, but realistically I'm not going to be
> doing any reviews for 3-4 months at a minimum, so I'll leave it up to
> PTL to decide what action to take, if any. Regardless I think that
> Nova needs to look core membership more broadly given the recent loss of
> Andrew from the team too.
> Thus I'd encourage the project to either promote more community members
> to the Nova core team to increase bandwidth, and/or consider alternative
> strategies to reduce the core bottleneck, such as an intermediate layer
> of people who have +2, but not +A.
> Regards,
> Daniel

Thanks for the heads up Daniel. sahid, lyarwood, mdbooth and sfinucan 
have done a nice job of picking up work on the libvirt driver code 
lately, so I think we're in good shape there.

Good luck with the new project and hopefully we haven't heard the last 
of you in Nova.



Matt Riedemann

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