[Openstack-operators] Ops Meetups team minutes + main topics

Jonathan Proulx jon at csail.mit.edu
Tue Nov 21 17:48:22 UTC 2017

On Tue, Nov 21, 2017 at 10:10:00AM -0700, David Medberry wrote:
:I think the Foundation staff were very very wary of extending the PTG or
:doing dual sites simultaneously due to not saving a thing logistically.
:Yes, it would conceivably save travel for folks that need to go to two
:separate events (as would the other colo options on the table) but not
:saving a thing logistically over two separate events as we have now. A six
:or seven day sprint/thing/ptg would also mean encroaching on one or both
:weekends (above and beyond travel dates) and that may really limit venue
:choices as private parties (weddings, etc) tend to book those locales on

Yes, that was my main concern as well.  Though I'd not extended it to
the fact the two events wouldn't fit in a single working week.  So
sounds like the logistics are just illogistical.


:On Tue, Nov 21, 2017 at 10:06 AM, Jonathan Proulx <jon at csail.mit.edu> wrote:
:> :On Tue, Nov 21, 2017 at 9:15 AM, Chris Morgan <mihalis68 at gmail.com>
:> wrote:
:> :> The big topic of debate, however, was whether subsequent meetups should
:> be
:> :> co-located with OpenStack PTG. This is a question for the wider
:> OpenStack
:> :> operators community.
:> For people who attend both I thnik this would be a big win, if they
:> were in the same location (city anyway) but held in series.  One
:> (longer) trip but no scheduling conflict.
:> Downside I see is that makes scheduling constraints pretty tight
:> either for having two sponsorslocation available in a coordinated time
:> and place or making a much bigger ask of a single location.
:> Those are my thoughts, not sure if the amount to an opinion.
:> -Jon


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