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From Paul Angus <>
Subject Re: CentOS Cloud SIG effort
Date Thu, 02 Apr 2015 10:39:43 GMT

I'll try to attend too.


Paul Angus

Cloud Architect
ShapeBlue Ltd
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-------- Original message --------
From: Nux!
Date:02/04/2015 10:09 (GMT+01:00)
To: sebgoa
Cc:,Paul Angus
Subject: Re: CentOS Cloud SIG effort

Sure, I'll do my best to attend.

Sent from the Delta quadrant using Borg technology!


----- 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<>  wrote:
>>>> >
>>>> >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 SIG
>>>> >(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 unrepresented.
>>>> >
>>>> >If you are interested in adoption of CloudStack on CentOS (and, by side
>>>> >on Red Hat Enterprise Linux), we'd love to have your participation in
>>>> >effort.
>>>> >
>>> Hi Rich, thanks for the ping again.
>>> We have been in touch with KB (Nux! and I mostly) and submitted our scripts for
>>> building a cloudstack centOS templates upstream. It works and was merged at
>>> 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 to
>>> improve cloudstack support there, once that’s done, we can come back to the
>>> 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 be
>> 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 so
>> 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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