[Openstack-operators] Tagging OpenStack projects with operational details

Tim Bell Tim.Bell at cern.ch
Tue May 5 19:17:17 UTC 2015

There is a summit session in Vancouver with some ideas in

I have added the links there as reference material. Building on a previous
work from other communities would be an interesting possibility.

We don¹t need to wait till then so comments on the ether pad or mailing
list are welcome.


On 5/5/15, 8:31 PM, "Stefano Maffulli" <stefano at openstack.org> wrote:

>Hello folks,
>in PHL meeting the discussion on project tags[1] highlighted that
>operators are looking for answers to questions like:
>   * Are fixes backported? Or Consumes Master to get fixes?
>   * Is it packaged?
>   * Is it stable? Mature?
>   * is it tested in Tempest/Rally/whatever so I can test before I
>deploy changes?
>   * What API Version does it offer
>   * Is documentation available
>I think these questions come down to identifying a 'maturity model' or
>'evaluation model' that can help people select OpenStack software to
>solve their needs.  The good news is that other communities have been in
>similar situation and looking at them can provide a path for us to
>follow (and mistakes to avoid).
>Apache and Polarsys (an Eclipse working group) have each developed a
>maturity model for their own purposes[2][3]. Each one is focused on
>relevant aspects to the respective community, but all are similar in how
>they are produced. One part of the model comes directly from metrics
>retrieved from repositories (such as this diversity metric, which we
>track with the diverse-affiliation tag[4]), a part needs human
>intervention (such as the release:managed or release:has-stable-branches
>which we add semi-manually [4]).
>I'd like to continue the conversation about an OpenStack Maturity Model
>that can be consumed by users downstream. Any suggestions on how to move
>this project forward?
>[1] https://etherpad.openstack.org/p/PHL-ops-tags
>[3] http://dashboard.castalia.camp/documentation/ and
>[4] https://review.openstack.org/#/c/179258/ and
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