All hail our container overlords!

-Rob

On 24 September 2014 10:40, Steven Dake <sd...@redhat.com> wrote:
> Hi folks,
>
>
> I'm pleased to announce the development of a new project Kolla which is
> Greek for glue :). Kolla has a goal of providing an implementation that
> deploys OpenStack using Kubernetes and Docker. This project will begin as a
> StackForge project separate from the TripleO/Deployment program code base.
> Our long term goal is to merge into the TripleO/Deployment program rather
> then create a new program.
>
>
> Docker is a container technology for delivering hermetically sealed
> applications and has about 620 technical contributors [1]. We intend to
> produce docker images for a variety of platforms beginning with Fedora 20.
> We are completely open to any distro support, so if folks want to add new
> Linux distribution to Kolla please feel free to submit patches :)
>
>
> Kubernetes at the most basic level is a Docker scheduler produced by and
> used within Google [2]. Kubernetes has in excess of 100 technical
> contributors. Kubernetes is more then just a scheduler, it provides
> additional functionality such as load balancing and scaling and has a
> significant roadmap.
>
>
> The #tripleo channel on Freenode will be used for Kolla developer and user
> communication. Even though we plan to become part of the Deployment program
> long term, as we experiment we believe it is best to hold a separate weekly
> one hour IRC meeting on Mondays at 2000 UTC in #openstack-meeting [3].
>
>
> This project has been discussed with the current TripleO PTL (Robert
> Collins) and he seemed very supportive and agreed with the organization of
> the project outlined above. James Slagle, a TripleO core developer, has
> kindly offered to liase between Kolla and the broader TripleO community.
>
>
> I personally feel it is necessary to start from a nearly empty repository
> when kicking off a new project. As a result, there is limited code in the
> repository [4] at this time. I suspect folks will start cranking out a
> kick-ass implementation once the Kolla/Stackforge integration support is
> reviewed by the infra team [5].
>
>
> The initial core team is composed of Steven Dake, Ryan Hallisey, James
> Lebocki, Jeff Peeler, James Slagle, Lars Kellogg-Sedman, and David Vossel.
> The core team will be reviewed every 6 weeks to add fresh developers.
>
>
> Please join the core team in designing and inventing this rockin' new
> technology!
>
>
> Regards
> -steve
>
>
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>
>
> [1] https://github.com/docker/docker [2]
> https://github.com/GoogleCloudPlatform/kubernetes
>
> [3] https://wiki.openstack.org/wiki/Meetings/Kolla [4]
> https://github.com/jlabocki/superhappyfunshow [5]
> https://review.openstack.org/#/c/122972/
>
>
>
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-- 
Robert Collins <rbtcoll...@hp.com>
Distinguished Technologist
HP Converged Cloud

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