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From Syed Ahmed <sah...@cloudops.com>
Subject Re: [README][Quarterly Call] - CloudStack Development, Blockers and Community Efforts
Date Tue, 05 Sep 2017 14:31:30 GMT
Hey Guys,

Sorry for the late reply. I wanted to get this out earlier but missed the
window. Here are the things that we are working on

<Cloudops>
<Feature>
<Subject> Baremetal using MaaS </Subject>
<Lead Developer> Syed Ahmed </Lead Developer>
<Summary>We want to add baremetal functionality in Cloudstack for advanced
networks using MaaS which offers a wide varity of options for provisioning
baremetal servers.
</Summary>
<Design>
https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/CLOUDSTACK/MaaS+Integration+for+Baremetal+Provisioning+in+Cloudstack
</Design>
<JIRA> CLOUDSTACK-9913 </JIRA>
<PR> TBD </PR>
<Release Target>4.11.0</Release Target>
</Feature>
</Cloudops>

<GSoC>
<Feature>
<Subject> NoVNC Console </Subject>
<Lead Developer> Sachin Patil </Lead Developer>
<Summary>To create a better VNC client for Cloudstack using noVNC </Summary>
<Design>
https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/CLOUDSTACK/noVNC+support+for+Cloudstack
</Design>
<JIRA> CLOUDSTACK-10025 </JIRA>
<PR>https://github.com/apache/cloudstack/pull/2204 </PR>
<Release Target>4.11.0</Release Target>
</Feature>
</GSoC>

On Mon, Sep 4, 2017 at 4:30 PM, Kris Sterckx <kris.sterckx@nuagenetworks.net
> wrote:

> Hi ilya ,
>
>
> For Nuage Networks development :
>
>
> <NUAGE>
>
>
>    <Feature>
>
>        <Subject>Network migration support</Subject>
>
>        <Summary>Generic network and VPC migration support to a new Physical
> network (and new network/vpc offering), tested for Native to Nuage networks
> deployments and v.v.</Summary>
>
>     <Design>
> https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/CLOUDSTACK/
> Physical+Networking+Migration
> </Design>
>
>        <JIRA>https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CLOUDSTACK-10024</JIRA>
>
>        <PR>https://github.com/apache/cloudstack/pull/2259</PR>
>
>        <Lead Developer>Sigert Goeminne</Lead Developer>
>
>        <Release Target>4.11.0.0</Release Target>
>
>    </Feature>
>
>
>    <Feature>
>
>        <Subject>Extra DHCP options support</Subject>
>
>        <Summary>Extra DHCP options support on per vNIC basis through new
> generic API and framework, implemented for Nuage VSP initially
> only</Summary>
>
> <Design>
> https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/CLOUDSTACK/
> CloudStack+extra+DHCP+option+support
> </Design>
>
>        <JIRA>https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CLOUDSTACK-9776</JIRA>
>
>        <PR>https://github.com/apache/cloudstack/pull/2049</PR>
>
>        <Lead Developer>Sigert Goeminne</Lead Developer>
>
>        <Release Target>4.11.0.0</Release Target>
>
>    </Feature>
>
>
>    <Feature>
>
>        <Subject>VPC Inline LB</Subject>
>
>        <Summary>LoadBalancer implementation, which is in basis a system vm
> like Internal LB, combined with static nat rules.</Summary>
>
>        <Design>
> https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/pages/viewpage.action?pageId=61340894
> </Design>
>
>        <JIRA>https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CLOUDSTACK-9282</JIRA>
>
>        <PR>https://github.com/apache/cloudstack/pull/2010</PR>
>
>        <Lead Developer>Urvi Shah</Lead Developer>
>
>        <Release Target>4.11.0.0</Release Target>
>
>    </Feature>
>
>
>    <Feature>
>
>        <Subject>Statistics / Caching</Subject>
>
>        <Summary>Latest Nuage Client code, with support for Caching of VSD
> Ids (External Ids), and keeping API statistics (Call counts).</Summary>
>
>        <JIRA>https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CLOUDSTACK-10053</JIRA>
>
>        <PR>https://github.com/apache/cloudstack/pull/2238</PR>
>
>        <Lead Developer>Sigert Goeminne</Lead Developer>
>
>        <Release Target>4.11.0.0</Release Target>
>
>    </Feature>
>
>
>    <Feature>
>
>        <Subject>Config Drive</Subject>
>
>        <Summary>Adding Config Drive support for isolated networks and VPC,
> by adding a dedicated provider. Generating the ISO by Secondary Storage
> VM.</Summary>
>
>     <Design>
> https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/CLOUDSTACK/Using+ConfigDrive.
> ..
> <https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/CLOUDSTACK/
> Using+ConfigDrive+for+Metadata%2C+Userdata+and+Password>
> </Design>
>
>        <JIRA>https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CLOUDSTACK-9813</JIRA>
>
>        <PR>https://github.com/apache/cloudstack/pull/2097</PR>
>
>        <Lead Developer>Frank Maximus</Lead Developer>
>
>        <Release Target>4.11.0.0</Release Target>
>
>    </Feature>
>
>
>    <Feature>
>
>        <Subject>Nuage VSP 5.0 Support</Subject>
>
>        <JIRA>TBD</JIRA>
>
>        <PR>TBD</PR>
>
>        <Lead Developer>Frank Maximus</Lead Developer>
>
>        <Release Target>4.11.0.0</Release Target>
>
>    </Feature>
>
>
> </NUAGE>
>
>
> Thanks for organizing !
>
> cheers,
>
> Kris
>
> On 30 August 2017 at 03:01, ilya <ilya.mailing.lists@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > Hi All
> >
> > Friendly reminder,
> >
> > The call is next week Wednesday the 6th of September @ 9AM.
> >
> > Please kindly submit your drafts by EOD Monday September 4th.
> >
> > I need to collate it all and set time aside for each speaker.
> >
> > If you miss EOD Monday deadline - with all fairness to everyone, I can't
> > promise you will have an opportunity to talk.
> >
> > Sorry
> > -ilya
> >
> > On 8/25/17 9:42 AM, Paul Angus wrote:
> > > Hi Ilya and everyone,
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > Please find below our ShapeBlue submission.  We shouldn’t have any
> items
> > > in our list that we need to bring particular attention to on the call,
> > > but I’ll happily discuss any that may conflict or overlap to get a
> > > resolution or cooperation.
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > BTW. I’m away for the coming week.
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > COMMUNITY WORK:
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > <Subject>CloudStack fat jar packaging </Subject>
> > >
> > >     <Short Summary>CloudStack installation has huge dependency on
> distro
> > > provided tomcat, by moving to embedded jetty (like we do use jetty for
> > > development) we can sync how developers develop/test mgmt servers and
> > > users use it. In addition, it will be easier to publish pkgs without
> > > depending on distro provided dependencies.</Short Summary>
> > >
> > >     <Lead(s)>R Yadav/MA Brothier</Lead(s)>
> > >
> > >     <Target Date></Target Date>
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > <Subject>Debian9 systemvmtemplate </Subject>
> > >
> > >     <Short Summary>Required update, Debian7 is EOL, moving to Debian9
> > > will give;  newer kernel, newer packages, Smaller disk footprint
> (faster
> > > deployment and more space efficient) and Systemd should give quicker
> > > boot time</Short Summary>
> > >
> > >     <Lead(s)>R Yadav/W Hollander</Lead(s)>
> > >
> > >     <Target Date></Target Date>
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > <Subject>4.9.3.0 </Subject>
> > >
> > >     <Short Summary>Backport of bug fixes to 4.9 branch and release
> > > 4.9.3.0.</Short Summary>
> > >
> > >     <Lead(s)>R Yadav</Lead(s)>
> > >
> > >     <Target Date></Target Date>
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > <Subject>Winston</Subject>
> > >
> > >     <Short Summary>WIP - PoC of Phase 1 (consolidated data storage) in
> > > ShapeBlue Lab - Elasticsearch instance receiving test run data from
> > > Trillian &amp; Blue Orangutan. Once it has a decent amount I&apos;ll
> > > come to community for ideas and feedback (and help). By the time of the
> > > conf call I will have updated:
> > > https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/CLOUDSTACK/
> > Project+Winston+-+Consolidated+Test+Data</Short
> > > Summary>
> > >
> > >     <Lead(s)>P Angus</Lead(s)>
> > >
> > >     <Target Date></Target Date>
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > <Subject>Marvin Test Categories </Subject>
> > >
> > >     <Short Summary>Enable quicker, targeted test runs in Marvin, by
> > > allowing user to specify Which element(s) are touched ie.
> > > Networking</Short Summary>
> > >
> > >     <Lead(s)>B Stoyanov</Lead(s)>
> > >
> > >     <Target Date></Target Date>
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > DEVELOPMENT WORK
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > *<Feature*Name*>*Securing Agent Comms (CA Framework)</Feature Name>
> > >     *<Summary>*The aim of this feature is to provide pluggable CA
> > > (certificate authority) management in CloudStack that can
> > > fetch/provision certificates to (new) host(s) and systemvms. As a
> > > default CA plugin, a root CA plugin will be implement where CloudStack
> > > becomes a self-signed Root Certificate Authority. Developers will have
> > > option to implement further integration with their TLS/SSL cert
> > > providers such as letsencrypt and other vendors.*</Summary>*
> > >
> > > *<FS_Jira>*https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/
> > CLOUDSTACK/Secure+Agent+Communications</FS_Jira
> > > <https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/CLOUDSTACK/
> > Secure+Agent+Communications%3c/FS_Jira>*>*
> > >     *<Lead*Dev*>*R Yadav</Lead Dev>
> > >     *<Release*Target*>*4.11</Release Target>
> > >
> > > **
> > >
> > > *<Feature*Name*>*Error code framework</Feature Name>
> > >     *<Summary>*Aim is to get understandable, actionable errors out of
> > > CloudStack, ie not *&apos;*insufficient capacity*&apos;*.
> > > BitWork Software have implemented some context based interpretation in
> > > their UI.  We hope to work with them and others to implement a
> framework
> > > in side CloudStack)*</Summary>*
> > >     *<FS_Jira>*TBC*</FS_Jira>*
> > >     *<Lead*Dev*>*D Hoogland</Lead Dev>
> > >     *<Release*Target*>*TBC</Release Target>
> > >
> > > **
> > >
> > > *<Feature*Name*>*Enable Dedication of Public IP range to
> > > CPVM/SSVM</Feature Name>
> > >     *<Summary>*By dedicating a small public IP range to only CPVM and
> > > SSVM, firewall rules can be used to control inbound access to this
> > > smaller range without affecting public traffic destined for the VRs.
> > > Such security is a general best practice, but also highly desireable in
> > > PCI DSS compliant environments*</Summary>*
> > >     *<FS_Jira>*TBC*</FS_Jira>*
> > >     *<Lead*Dev*>*TBC</Lead Dev>
> > >     *<Release*Target*>*Q4 2017</Release Target>
> > >
> > > **
> > >
> > > *<Feature*Name*>*Multi-disk OVA import + Additional OVA
> > > metadata</Feature Name>
> > >     *<Summary>*Many users add data disks to their instances, migration
> > > of these between platforms (ie onboarding) is greatly simplified by
> > > being able to import mu*</Summary>*
> > >     *<FS_Jira>*TBC*</FS_Jira>*
> > >     *<Lead*Dev*>*N Vasquez</Lead Dev>
> > >     *<Release*Target*>*Q4 2017</Release Target>
> > >
> > > **
> > >
> > > *<Feature*Name*>*Fix and Update template checksum validation</Feature
> > Name>
> > >     *<Summary>*the obsoletion of the md5 checksum algorithm requires
> > > that CloudStack checks downloaded templates by means of an alternative
> > > algorithm to the current one. The algorithm type should be configurable
> > > and include both the obfuscated MD5 and, as an example
> > SHA256.*</Summary>*
> > >
> > > *<FS_Jira>*https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/
> > CLOUDSTACK/SHA256+checksums+for+checking+uploads</FS_Jira
> > > <https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/CLOUDSTACK/
> > SHA256+checksums+for+checking+uploads%3c/FS_Jira>*>*
> > >     *<Lead*Dev*>*TBC</Lead Dev>
> > >     *<Release*Target*>*4.11</Release Target>
> > >
> > > **
> > >
> > > *<Feature*Name*>*Add Layer 2 network type</Feature Name>
> > >     *<Summary>*Required for any kind of service chaining, currently
> > > users have to resort to creating networks with IP allocations that they
> > > don*&apos;*t want.*</Summary>*
> > >     *<FS_Jira>*TBC*</FS_Jira>*
> > >     *<Lead*Dev*>*TBC</Lead Dev>
> > >     *<Release*Target*>*Q4 2017</Release Target>
> > >
> > > **
> > >
> > > *<Feature*Name*>*New UI Framework</Feature Name>
> > >     *<Summary>*Aim is to work with BitWorks and their existing UI to
> > > create a flexible framework upon which a next generation UI
> *</Summary>*
> > >     *<FS_Jira>*TBC*</FS_Jira>*
> > >     *<Lead*Dev*>*TBC</Lead Dev>
> > >     *<Release*Target*>*Q4 2017</Release Target>
> > >
> > > **
> > >
> > > *<Feature*Name*>*System VM diagnostics API</Feature Name>
> > >     *<Summary>*Enable administrators to perform basic tasks such as
> ping
> > > (over default and specific interfaces) tracert, retrieve logs and
> > > configuration files. This will greatly simplify an admin*&apos;*s job
> by
> > > largely removing the need to log into System VMs.
> > > Also enable admin to increase/decrease logging verbosity on specific
> > > system VMs via API.*</Summary>*
> > >     *<FS_Jira>*TBC*</FS_Jira>*
> > >     *<Lead*Dev*>*TBC</Lead Dev>
> > >     *<Release*Target*>*Q1 2018</Release Target>
> > >
> > > **
> > >
> > > *<Feature*Name*>*Ability to request a range of public IPs (v4 and
> > > v6)</Feature Name>
> > >     *<Summary>*Required for IPv6 routing in CloudStack, and also for
> > > users who prefer to deal with a block of IPs rather than individual IPs
> > > as this greatly simplifies ACLs. *</Summary>*
> > >     *<FS_Jira>*TBC*</FS_Jira>*
> > >     *<Lead*Dev*>*TBC</Lead Dev>
> > >     *<Release*Target*>*Q4 2017</Release Target>
> > >
> > > **
> > >
> > > *<Feature*Name*>*CloudStack Metrics Exporter for Prometheus</Feature
> > Name>
> > >     *<Summary>*Several organizations use Prometheus based
> > > metrics/monitoring, the aim is to develop a CloudStack metrics exporter
> > > for Prometheus server which can export metrics such as CPU, memory,
> > > cores, VMs, volumes, IPs.*</Summary>*
> > >
> > > *<FS_Jira>*https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/
> > CLOUDSTACK/CloudStack+Metrics+Exporter+for+Prometheus</FS_Jira
> > > <https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/CLOUDSTACK/
> > CloudStack+Metrics+Exporter+for+Prometheus%3c/FS_Jira>*>*
> > >     *<Lead*Dev*>*</Lead Dev>
> > >     *<Release*Target*>*</Release Target>
> > >
> > > **
> > >
> > > *<Feature*Name*>*Embedded Jetty</Feature Name>
> > >     *<Summary>*CloudStack installation has huge dependency on distro
> > > provided tomcat, by moving to embedded jetty (like we do use jetty for
> > > development) we can sync how developers develop/test mgmt servers and
> > > users use it. In addition, it will be easier to publish pkgs without
> > > depending on distro provided dependencies.*</Summary>*
> > >
> > > *<FS_Jira>*https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CLOUDSTACK-10012
> > </FS_Jira
> > > <https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CLOUDSTACK-10012%3c/FS_Jira>*>*
> > >     *<Lead*Dev*>*R Yadav</Lead Dev>
> > >     *<Release*Target*>*4.11</Release Target>
> > >
> > > **
> > >
> > > *<Feature*Name*>*Debian 9 SystemVM template</Feature Name>
> > >     *<Summary>*Required update, Debian7 is EOL, moving to Debian9 will
> > > give;  newer kernel, newer packages, Smaller disk footprint (faster
> > > deployment and more space efficient) and Systemd should give quicker
> > > boot time*</Summary>*
> > >
> > > *<FS_Jira>*https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CLOUDSTACK-10013
> > </FS_Jira
> > > <https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CLOUDSTACK-10013%3c/FS_Jira>*>*
> > >     *<Lead*Dev*>*R Yadav</Lead Dev>
> > >     *<Release*Target*>*Q4 2017</Release Target>
> > >
> > > **
> > >
> > > *<Feature*Name*>*Enable dedication of public IPs to system VMs
> > > (CPVM/SSVM)</Feature Name>
> > >     *<Summary>*Allow a public IP range to be dedicated to CPVM/SSVM,
> > > allowing external firewall control of ports which are allowed to
> connect
> > > to CPVM/SSVM from �outside�CloudStack.*</Summary>*
> > >     *<FS_Jira>*TBC*</FS_Jira>*
> > >     *<Lead*Dev*>*N Vasquez</Lead Dev>
> > >     *<Release*Target*>*Q4 2017</Release Target>
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > Kind regards,
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > Paul Angus
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > paul.angus@shapeblue.com
> > > www.shapeblue.com
> > > @shapeblue
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> >
>

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