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From Nux! <>
Subject Re: CentOS Cloud SIG effort
Date Thu, 02 Apr 2015 08:20:08 GMT
BTW, if anyone has some concrete ideas/questions re Cloudstack and CentOS, please come forth
so we can mention them during the meeting.


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----- Original Message -----
> From: "Nux!" <>
> To: "sebgoa" <>
> Cc:, "Paul Angus" <>
> Sent: Thursday, 2 April, 2015 09:08:57
> Subject: Re: CentOS Cloud SIG effort

> Sure, I'll do my best to attend.
> --
> Sent from the Delta quadrant using Borg technology!
> Nux!
> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "sebgoa" <>
>> To:, "Paul Angus" <>, "Nux!"
>> <>
>> Sent: Thursday, 2 April, 2015 07:54:13
>> Subject: Re: CentOS Cloud SIG effort
>> All, and specially Paul and Nux,
>> Any chance you can join this meeting, and see what we need to do on the CentOS
>> front ?
>> On Apr 1, 2015, at 5:03 PM, Rich Bowen <> wrote:
>>> On 03/27/2015 04:41 AM, Sebastien Goasguen wrote:
>>>>> >On Mar 26, 2015, at 4:28 PM, Rich Bowen<>
>>>>> >
>>>>> >A while back I mentioned to some folks (I think it was this list,
but it may
>>>>> >have been a subset) that the CentOS community is working on a Cloud
>>>>> >(Special Interest Group) effort. You can read a little about it
>>>>> >at
>>>>> >
>>>>> >The idea is to ensure that cloud infrastructure software, like CloudStack,
>>>>> >OpenStack, Open Nebula, and Eucalyptus, works solidly on CentOS,
has all of the
>>>>> >prerequisite packages available, gets CI on the CentOS platform,
and so on.
>>>>> >
>>>>> >At the moment, this is*only*  OpenStack, with the other projects
>>>>> >
>>>>> >If you are interested in adoption of CloudStack on CentOS (and, by
side effect,
>>>>> >on Red Hat Enterprise Linux), we'd love to have your participation
in this
>>>>> >effort.
>>>>> >
>>>> Hi Rich, thanks for the ping again.
>>>> We have been in touch with KB (Nux! and I mostly) and submitted our scripts
>>>> building a cloudstack centOS templates upstream. It works and was merged
>>>> some point, but it got pulled back because we stick some scripts in there.
>>>> Bottom line is that I feel we need to work further upstream in cloud-init
>>>> improve cloudstack support there, once that’s done, we can come back to
>>>> CentOS builds for cloudstack.
>>>> fwiw, our install base is probably ~70% centOS and we already have centOS7
>>>> support.
>>> In the OpenStack world, we see CentOS as a great way to get the message out
>>> about OpenStack. Wearing my ASF hat, I'd really like to see the same vehicle
>>> used to get the word out about CloudStack. CentOS goes to a lot of events, and
>>> many of them are ones that CloudStack isn't at. I'd love to see the Cloud SIG
>>> be a way to get the word about CloudStack into audiences that typically only
>>> ever hear about OpenStack. (Yes, I have split loyalties here, and that's fine.)
>>> Anyways, a reminder that we will be having this meeting on #centos-devel at
>>> 15:00 UTC *tomorrow*, and it would be awesome to at least have some
>>> representation from the CloudStack community there to ask the right questions
>>> and see what we can do, on the CentOS side, to fix these cloud-init problems
>>> and bring CloudStack some more of the CentOS spotlight. Or even just show up
>>> that folks can meet you and we can figure out if there's anything we can do to
>>> help one another.
>>> --Rich
>>> --
>>> Rich Bowen - - @rbowen
> > > - @apachecon

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