[election][qa] Add Masayuki Igawa candidacy for Quality_Assurance

Masayuki Igawa masayuki.igawa at gmail.com
Tue Mar 31 02:05:34 UTC 2020

I forgot to add tags to the subject, so, sending this again just in case.

On Tue, Mar 31, 2020, at 11:00, Masayuki Igawa wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> I'd like to announce my candidacy as the PTL for the Quality Assurance PTL
> role for the Victoria cycle. First off, I would like to thank you all the
> contributors, core reviewers, PTLs, and anyone who involves and makes the
> OpenStack better.
> Let me introduce myself briefly. I have joined the OpenStack community since
> 2012 as a developer. Now, I'm a core member of some QA projects such as
> Tempest, os-testr, OpenStack-health, stackviz, coverage2sql, subunit2sql[1].
> And I also played the mentors/instructors role at the upstream training in
> Japan several times. It was a great experience to know how difficult of
> telling people how OpenStack community is going.
> In the Ussuri cycle, we've almost completed "Drop Python 2.7 Support"[2]
> which is one of the Ussuri goals. We also have been trying to keep the gate
> stable which is the mission of the team. And we approved one interesting
> spec - "Whitebox Tempest Plugin"[3] which is one of the tempest plugins.
> It can access controller nodes and/or compute nodes such as read and write
> INI files, restart services, examine the database, etc. Tempest does not cover
> this feature because it isn't the scope. However, it is necessary to expand
> automated testing.
> We still have a few more planned work pending for Ussuri, such as removing/
> migrating the .testr.conf to .stestr.conf, RBAC testing, removing tempest
> plugin sanity BLACKLIST, adding new glance tests, improving Tempest cleanup,
> etc. But I think we will be able to accomplish them in the Ussuri cycle as we
> still have around one month for Ussuri release.
> Along with daily QA activities, my priorities for QA for the next cycle will
> be:
>  * New ideas for more tooling and/or tests project to focus on OpenStack or
>    common communities. (whitebox tempest plugin, for example)
>  * Stability of Tempest plugins. The sanity job is already voting, and there
>    are 57 tempest plugins[4], but 12 plugins are in the blacklist. Some of the
>    plugins are deprecated already, but it's hard to know from the registry
>    page. It needs to be classified, and the page can be improved.
>  * Guiding and motivating more contributors to QA projects, improving
>    documentation, and advertising OpenStack QA projects.
>  * Completing Ussuri priority items if it's still lasting.
> It's hard to accomplish without our collaboration. So, let's do it together!
> [1] http://stackalytics.com/?user_id=igawa
> [2] 
> https://governance.openstack.org/tc/goals/selected/ussuri/drop-py27.html
> [3] 
> https://specs.openstack.org/openstack/qa-specs/specs/other/whitebox-tempest-plugin.html
> [4] 
> https://docs.openstack.org/tempest/latest/plugin-registry.html#detected-plugins
> Thanks for your consideration!
> -- Masayuki Igawa (masayukig)

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