[tripleo] Help needed to write a Third Party integration guide

Amy Marrich amy at demarco.com
Tue Aug 18 16:58:29 UTC 2020


I can definitely help with QA and editing of this if not the actual
writing. I'm in the process of making an up to date how to install a
virtual cluster, so have been doing some basic installs over and over but
nothing more advanced.


Amy (spotz)

On Tue, Aug 18, 2020 at 11:41 AM Emilien Macchi <emilien at redhat.com> wrote:

> Hi people,
> We have been requested several times (for good reasons) about how to write
> out-of-tree files for TripleO integration (Heat templates, Ansible roles,
> Container Images layouts, etc).
> For example, Dell has an external repository (
> https://github.com/dell/tripleo-powerflex) where they have pretty much
> all they need to install their services in out-of-tree fashion (I'm sure
> there are more examples, this one is just the most recent in my knowledge).
> This model is recommended for the third party services that aren't part of
> TripleO but still want to be integrated with it.
> This usually fits when the service can't be maintained by the TripleO team
> but there is a desire from outside of the community to maintain some
> integration (e.g. vendors).
> We haven't done a good job at providing a full end to end guide on how to
> achieve this and very often asked people to just do it. I propose that we
> work on this guide together and today I'm gathering for volunteers who have
> knowledge on that field or are interested to learn about it and contribute
> it back directly into a new guide, hosted on tripleo-docs repo.
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/tripleo/+bug/1892072
> This will probably involve a bunch of linking to existing docs but also a
> good opportunity to update what is outdated in our content and provide more
> information where needed.
> Thanks for letting us know if you're interested to be actively
> contributing into that effort,
> --
> Emilien Macchi
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