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From Ram Ganesh <>
Subject RE: What to do with Autoscale: was: Re: [6/11] AutoScale changes in Apache master
Date Thu, 02 Aug 2012 17:02:28 GMT

We did discuss the AutoScale feature in the apache forum, followed the process by creating
a topic branch and follow patch process as and when they arise. As Vijay\Deepak have no committer
privileges we had to route it through pranav. Functional specs is available at
If there are gaps in the process followed please let us know


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Pranav Saxena
> Sent: 02 August 2012 18:28
> To: David Nalley
> Cc:; Vijay Venkatachalam; Alena
> Prokharchyk; Deepak Garg; Ram Ganesh
> Subject: RE: What to do with Autoscale: was: Re: [6/11] AutoScale
> changes in Apache master
> Hi David ,
> As I mentioned in my previous mail , Vijay Venkatchalam and Deepak Garg
> are the authors for the backend code and me , Jessica and Sanjay have
> been responsible for the UI development for this feature. Vijay  has
> sent out a mail to the cloudstack dev community regarding the "
> Autoscale" feature. I think you happened to miss the mails sent by
> Vijay and Deepak in this regard. And whatever code has been merged
> later on after the creation of the asf/autoscale branch has been sent
> through review requests on the dev ML.
> Kindly have a look at the mails sent by Vijay and let me know whatever
> decisions I have to abide by . I will be more than happy to follow your
> advice.
> Thanks & Regards,
> Pranav
> -----Original Message-----
> From: David Nalley []
> Sent: Thursday, August 02, 2012 5:46 PM
> To: Pranav Saxena
> Cc:; Vijay Venkatachalam; Alena
> Prokharchyk; Deepak Garg
> Subject: What to do with Autoscale: was: Re: [6/11] AutoScale changes
> in Apache master
> On Fri, Jul 27, 2012 at 10:03 AM, Pranav Saxena
> <> wrote:
> > Hi David,
> >
> > This commit was based on addition of a new feature called AutoScale
> on which few guys from  Bangalore have been working on , including me .
> Since this feature was supposed to be pushed in today y , so we had to
> create a new branch asf/autoscale ( pulled out  of 3.0.x - citrix
> private branch ) and push the changes there. This was as per Alena's
> request that I should proceed by pushing the changes for the Autoscale
> feature (since I am the only committer here in Bangalore)  by creating
> a new branch on apache and the author( Vijay ) would send out an email
> on the cloudstack dev list , mentioning about the Autoscale feature.
> We'll be merging some more changes very soon.
> >
> > @Vijay - could you please elaborate on the Autoscale feature ?
> >
> > Thanks & Regards,
> > Pranav
> Pranav, et al.
> This is still problematic. For the time being, lets hold off on
> additional commits to this branch till we get some of the process and
> IP issues sorted.
> First, who are the authors for the code that's been committed to this
> branch, you mention 'a few guys in BLR', but who are they specifically?
> Second, as a group the project needs to decide if we want to include
> this feature, and if so, how we will handle inclusion. (There are a
> number of potential options here, the PPMC could send it through IP
> Clearance at the Incubator, or a Software Grant, or something more
> simple.) Don't be surprised if this involves deleting the branch or
> reverting the commits and handling submission in some other manner.
> --David

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