Hi All, I'm happy to announce my candidacy to be the Freezer PTL for the Queens release cycle.
The Freezer developers did a very good job over the past releases and I am sure they will continue doing an amazing job over the next release as well. In the Pike release, we have implemented more than one engine for OpenStack like (nova, cinder, cinder_OSbrick, rsync...) In the Queens release we need to set more focus on enhancing these engines and make it work better and add more features to these engines. Also for the Queens cycle we need to add more features to freezer-dr to support more use cases of the disaster recovery scenarios, In Pike we have change a little bit to allow the addition of more features in the new relases. In the Queens cycle, I think we are going to focus on the following items: * Enhancing core freezer-agent features and continue refactoring the missing parts to allow pluggable architecture to support more engines and applications in freezer. Some refactoring has already been done, also some new engines and storage driver has been added, so we need to keep those engines/drivers well maintained, enhanced and up to date! * Completed the move from Elasticsearch to Oslo.db * Relate the backups, jobs, sessions, resources to tenants not to users. * Integration tests. We need to increase the work done on testing. This will help to stabilize Freezer. * Documentation. We should target for a split, refactoring and global improvement of our docs, which is a required step to increase the size of our community. * Implement remote backups. Allow the users to use any instance of freezer-agent to backup remote resources to any storage driver * Deprecate CLI. Freezer-agent will accept jobs only through configuration files not through CLI. * Allow the engines/storage drivers to register their own OPTS I would be honoured to have your support. Thanks, Saad Zaher (szaher)
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