[murano][tc] Project Retirement

Thierry Carrez thierry at openstack.org
Sat Aug 14 14:32:09 UTC 2021

Mohammed Naser wrote:
> Today, at the TC weekly meeting, it was brought up that Murano was not
> very active over the past few years and most likely has had a major
> amount of bitrot.  The community is not able to reach the current PTL
> of the project either.
> Personally, I think that at this point, Murano is a bit past it's
> time.  We've got a lot more developments in application deployment
> nowadays, OpenStack offers things like Magnum to get a Kubernetes
> cluster which you can run workloads on via Helm, or projects like Zun
> offer serverlerss containers directly, making a lot of what Murano
> used to do not so helpful in the current landscape.
> I'm sending this email to discuss/propose the idea of retiring the project.

+1 due to:

- low adoption
- peripheral nature (no other project depends on it)
- superseded by other software distribution strategies (containers)

zhurong has done a great job at keeping it alive from a release 
standpoint, but I have no idea how usable it actually is today.


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