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From Pierre-Luc Dion <pd...@cloud.ca>
Subject Re: [Review] CloudMonkey v6.0.0 release announcement review request
Date Tue, 19 Mar 2019 18:41:12 GMT
Hi Sally,
sure for the change :-)

happy to see this release going live !

On Tue, Mar 19, 2019 at 1:53 PM Sally Khudairi <sk@apache.org> wrote:

> Beautiful! Thank you, PIerre-Luc!
>
> Question: may I write out "less than second" or "under a second" vs.
> "0.5s"? It would be OK if written, but as these are considered spoken
> quotes, it might read oddly as "oh-point-five-ess", if you know what I mean
> <g>
>
> This is excellent. We have a well-written announcement, with enough
> community support to send the right message that reinforces that Apache
> CloudStack stable, reliable, dependable, and here to stay.
>
> So back to you, Rohit: shall we announce tomorrow? If so, I'll lock in the
> copy in a few hours.
>
> Warm thanks, everyone, for your help here. It really makes a difference!
>
> - - -
> Vice President Marketing & Publicity
> Vice President Sponsor Relations
> The Apache Software Foundation
>
> Tel +1 617 921 8656 | sk@apache.org
>
>
> On Tue, Mar 19, 2019, at 13:36, Rohit Yadav wrote:
>
> Great, thanks PL!
>
>
> Sally, I've added Pierre-Luc's quote on the draft and also fixed a blog
> URL. I think we've good set of quotes now. Kindly review, thanks.
>
>
> Regards,
>
> Rohit Yadav
>
> Software Architect, ShapeBlue
> https://www.shapeblue.com
>
>
> rohit.yadav@shapeblue.com
> www.shapeblue.com
> @shapeblue
>
>
>
> ------------------------------
>
> *From:* Pierre-Luc Dion <pdion891@apache.org>
> *Sent:* Tuesday, March 19, 2019 10:40:51 PM
> *To:* marketing@cloudstack.apache.org
> *Cc:* Rohit Yadav
> *Subject:* Re: [Review] CloudMonkey v6.0.0 release announcement review
> request
>
> if I may contribute as  a cloudmonkey fan and long timer user:
>
> Pierre-Luc Dion, cloud architect at cloud.ca: "CloudMonkey is now written
> in Golang, and with version 6.0 loading speed has been drastically improved
> (accessing the CLI in under 0.5s). This simplifies installation,
> deployments, updates, and operational efficiency."
>
> Python version used to take 15s to load on my side !
>
> PL
>
> On Tue, Mar 19, 2019 at 12:29 PM Sally Khudairi <sk@apache.org> wrote:
>
>
> OK, so we have a few adjustments to the quotes. Two from vendors, and two
> from the Apache CloudStack community.
>
> I've added a teeny tweak to the sub-head ("faster/easier").
>
> We'd like the blog post to be referenceable from apache.org, if at all
> possible.
>
> Once that's in place, we can announce. As early as Wednesday <g>
>
> Kind thanks,
> Sally
>
> - - -
> Vice President Marketing & Publicity
> Vice President Sponsor Relations
> The Apache Software Foundation
>
> Tel +1 617 921 8656 | sk@apache.org
>
>
> On Tue, Mar 19, 2019, at 11:28, Sally Khudairi wrote:
>
> ...two minutes later ...
>
> "Apache CloudStack is a significant part of our Cloud portfolio right now
> – we run large deployments all over the world, often supporting critical
> customer applications. CloudMonkey is an invaluable tool for interacting
> with CloudStack-based clouds, and it's the go-to tool that we recommend to
> our customers when they want to use command-line interaction with our
> CloudStack platforms." --Robert van der Meulen, Product Strategy
> Lead, Leaseweb Global B.V.
>
> :-D
>
> I've got a draft at
> https://docs.google.com/document/d/14ER9WcNpHjsZBjHV0dL0J6InTDPfhFZmhHFnpr1XyV8/edit?usp=sharing
>
> Is Andrija a member of the PMC? We can work around this, possibly.
>
> Many thanks.
>
> - - -
> Vice President Marketing & Publicity
> Vice President Sponsor Relations
> The Apache Software Foundation
>
> Tel +1 617 921 8656 | sk@apache.org
>
>
> On Tue, Mar 19, 2019, at 11:17, Sally Khudairi wrote:
>
> Thank you, but we also need some diversity here, please.
>
> The ASF is vendor-neutral and does not include multiple quotes from a
> single vendor. Right now we only have testimonials from folks employed by
> ShapeBlue.
>
> How is it that we cannot find a single other user to participate?
>
> @Rohit, I'd like us to consider holding off on announcing this until
> Monday. Let's give folks a chance to respond to the request.
>
> Is there a reason to rush this out for tomorrow? It's not CloudStack
> itself, and it's been a few years since the last major release, so there
> *should* be a bit of wiggle room here.
>
> Your thoughts on this?
>
> Thanks,
> Sally
>
> - - -
> Vice President Marketing & Publicity
> Vice President Sponsor Relations
> The Apache Software Foundation
>
> Tel +1 617 921 8656 | sk@apache.org
>
>
> On Tue, Mar 19, 2019, at 11:14, Rohit Yadav wrote:
>
> Thanks Andrija. (add Sally on the thread)
>
> Kindly include Andrija's quote as well, for reference see the quote below.
> Thanks.
>
> Regards,
> Rohit Yadav
>
>
> rohit.yadav@shapeblue.com
> www.shapeblue.com
> @shapeblue
>
>
>
>
> ------------------------------
>
> *From:* Andrija Panic <andrija.panic@shapeblue.com>
> *Sent:* Tuesday, March 19, 2019 6:26:45 PM
> *To:* marketing@cloudstack.apache.org
> *Subject:* RE: [Review] CloudMonkey v6.0.0 release announcement review
> request
>
> Hi Sally,
>
> Incoming.... :
>
> Andrija Panic, who recently joined ShapeBlue as a Cloud Architect, said:
> "After many years of managing a production CloudStack deployments, I
> consider CloudMonkey a core tool in anyone's CloudStack toolkit, and now
> also being available for Windows makes me really happy. I can certainly see
> a major speed improvements, but also having backward compatibility is what
> is so great with this new release."
>
>
>
> andrija.panic@shapeblue.com
> www.shapeblue.com
> Amadeus House, Floral Street, London  WC2E 9DPUK
> @shapeblue
>
>
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Sally Khudairi <sk@apache.org>
> Sent: 19 March 2019 13:33
> To: Giles Sirett <giles.sirett@shapeblue.com>; Apache CloudStack
> Marketing <marketing@cloudstack.apache.org>
> Subject: Re: [Review] CloudMonkey v6.0.0 release announcement review
> request
>
> Thanks, Giles. This is great.
>
> Ideally we'll have a quote from at least one other user... :-D
>
> I can ask someone from the CloudStack community if they can help. Not sure
> of their availability due to time zones, but I'll keep you posted.
>
> Warm regards,
> Sally
>
> - - -
> Vice President Marketing & Publicity
> Vice President Sponsor Relations
> The Apache Software Foundation
>
> Tel +1 617 921 8656 | sk@apache.org
>
> On Tue, Mar 19, 2019, at 05:23, Giles Sirett wrote:
> > Guys, if you want/need a quote:
> >
> >
> > Giles Sirett, CEO of ShapeBlue commented "Cloudmonkey is a effective
> > tool for the operators of Cloudstack environments and  it becomes
> > essential in large-scale Cloudstack deployments. Its great to see this
> > new version of cloudmonkey: having a CLI that can run on Windows
> > desktops as well as linux and Mac is important as we see more enterise
> > adoption of Apache Cloudstack"
> >
> >
> >
> > Kind regards
> > Giles
> >
> > giles.sirett@shapeblue.com
> > www.shapeblue.com
> > Amadeus House, Floral Street, London  WC2E 9DPUK @shapeblue
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Rohit Yadav <rohit.yadav@shapeblue.com>
> > Sent: 19 March 2019 07:37
> > To: Sally Khudairi <sk@apache.org>; dev@cloudstack.apache.org; Apache
> > CloudStack Marketing <marketing@cloudstack.apache.org>;
> > users@cloudstack.apache.org
> > Subject: Re: [Review] CloudMonkey v6.0.0 release announcement review
> > request
> >
> > Hi Sally,
> >
> >
> > Thanks for reviews, please proceed with the changes you've advised.
> >
> > While I've requested people already for their quotes, we don't have
> > any so far. I've reached out to PMCs again today, so please include
> > any quotes if they do arrive on this thread (on marketing@ ML).
> >
> >
> > I think let's lock on the date, 20th March 2019. After you can confirm
> > the announcement, I'll send the email to various lists and put the
> > same on cloudstack asf blog.
> >
> >
> > Regards,
> >
> > Rohit Yadav
> >
> > Software Architect, ShapeBlue
> >
> > https://www.shapeblue.com
> >
> > ________________________________
> > From: Sally Khudairi <sk@apache.org>
> > Sent: Tuesday, March 19, 2019 5:46:17 AM
> > To: Rohit Yadav; dev@cloudstack.apache.org; Apache CloudStack
> > Marketing; users@cloudstack.apache.org
> > Subject: Re: [Review] CloudMonkey v6.0.0 release announcement review
> > request
> >
> > Hello again, Rohit --following up on this:
> >
> > - we need a headline and subhead; how about
> >
> > The Apache Software Foundation Announces Apache(r) CloudMonkey(r) v6.0
> >
> > Popular Open Source Command Line Interface Tool Simplifies Apache
> > CloudStack Configuration and Management
> >
> >
> > - we'll need to update the ASF boilerplate. I can do that on my end.
> >
> > If we're aiming to announce on 20 March, we'll need to lock in the
> > copy no later than 6PM ET (UTC -5) on Tuesday 19 March. Do you have
> > additional testimonials to include?
> >
> > Are there any outstanding issues that I can help with?
> >
> > Kind thanks,
> > Sally
> >
> > - - -
> > Vice President Marketing & Publicity
> > Vice President Sponsor Relations
> > The Apache Software Foundation
> >
> > Tel +1 617 921 8656 | sk@apache.org
> >
> >
> >
> > rohit.yadav@shapeblue.com
> > www.shapeblue.com
> > Amadeus House, Floral Street, London  WC2E 9DPUK @shapeblue
> >
> >
> >
> > On Thu, Mar 14, 2019, at 04:56, Rohit Yadav wrote:
> >
> > All,
> >
> >
> > Kindly review the release announcement for CloudMonkey v6.0.0, and
> > also share your quotes/comments that we can use in the release wrt
> > cloudmonkey v6.0:
> >
> >
> > ### START ###
> >
> >
> >
> > <Date: 20 March 2019> - The Apache Software Foundation (ASF), the
> > all-volunteer developers, stewards, and incubators of more than 350
> > Open Source projects and initiatives, announced today Apache(r)
> > CloudStack(r) CloudMonkey v6.0, the latest version of the turnkey
> > enterprise Cloud orchestration platform's command line interface tool.
> >
> > Apache CloudStack is the proven, highly scalable, and easy-to-deploy
> > IaaS platform used for rapidly creating private, public, and hybrid
> > Cloud environments. Thousands of large-scale public Cloud providers
> > and enterprise organizations use Apache CloudStack to enable billions
> > of dollars worth of business transactions annually across their clouds.
> > Apache CloudMonkey v6.0.0 is the latest major release since the
> > previous major 5.x release in September 2013.  CloudMonkey v6.0.0 is a
> > rewrite of the original tool in Go programming language, and can be
> > used both as an interactive shell and as a command line tool that
> > simplifies CloudStack configuration and management.
> >
> > Some of the new features and major changes include:
> >
> >
> >   *   Rewrite in Go, ships as single binary for Linux, Mac, and Windows
> >   *   Drop-in replacement for legacy Python-based cloudmonkey
> >   *   About 5-20x faster than legacy Python-based cloudmonkey
> >   *   Interactive UX for parameter and arg completion and selection
> >   *   JSON is the default output format
> >   *   New column based output
> >   *   Enable debug mode using set debug true option, file-based logging
> > removed
> >   *   Per server profile based API cache
> >   *   New syntax arg=@/path/to/file to pass the content of file as API
> > argument value similar to curl
> >   *   Improve help docs using -h argument
> >   *   Removed: XML output, coloured output, several set options
> >
> > "This release is the work of over one year of effort and driven by the
> > people operating CloudStack clouds," said Rohit Yadav, Apache
> > CloudStack CloudMonkey v6.0 author, and release manager. "I would like
> > to thank the contributors across all of these organizations for
> > supporting this release, which reflects both the user-driven nature of
> > our community and the Apache CloudStack project's commitment to
> > continue to be the most stable, easily deployable, scalable Open
> > Source platform for IaaS. Along with ease of installation, usage and
> > availability of cross-platform dependency-free builds including
> > Windows builds, v6.0 brings many changes and optimizations such as
> > more interactive shell for parameter completion, faster API requests
> > processing, server profile specific API caching, improved API help
> > docs and a new syntax to pass content of files as API parameter
> argument."
> > The background and story of v6.0 effort was recently blogged here:
> > https://www.shapeblue.com/whats-coming-in-the-new-cloudmonkey-6-0/
> >
> > <stick more quotes from community members, kindly share your
> > comments!>
> >
> >
> > Downloads and Documentation
> >
> > The official source code for CloudMonkey v6.0.0 can be downloaded from
> > http://cloudstack.apache.org/downloads.html. The community-maintained
> > builds are available at the project's Github release page at
> > https://github.com/apache/cloudstack-cloudmonkey/releases
> >
> > CloudMonkey's usage is documented at
> > https://github.com/apache/cloudstack-cloudmonkey/wiki
> >
> > Availability and Oversight
> >
> > Apache CloudStack software is released under the Apache License v2.0
> > and is overseen by a self-selected team of active contributors to the
> > project. A Project Management Committee (PMC) guides the Project's
> > day-to-day operations, including community development and product
> > releases. For downloads, documentation, and ways to become involved
> > with Apache CloudStack, visit http://cloudstack.apache.org/ and
> > https://twitter.com/CloudStack
> >
> > About The Apache Software Foundation (ASF)
> >
> > Established in 1999, the all-volunteer Foundation oversees more than
> > 350 leading Open Source projects, including Apache HTTP Server --the
> > world's most popular Web server software. Through the ASF's
> > meritocratic process known as "The Apache Way," more than 680
> > individual Members and 6,500 Committers across six continents
> > successfully collaborate to develop freely available enterprise-grade
> > software, benefiting millions of users worldwide: thousands of
> > software solutions are distributed under the Apache License; and the
> > community actively participates in ASF mailing lists, mentoring
> > initiatives, and ApacheCon, the Foundation's official user conference,
> > trainings, and expo. The ASF is a US 501(c)(3) charitable
> > organization, funded by individual donations and corporate sponsors
> > including Aetna, Alibaba Cloud Computing, ARM, Baidu, Bloomberg,
> > Budget Direct, Capital One, Cash Store, Cerner, Cloudera, Comcast,
> > Facebook, Google, Hortonworks, Huawei, IBM, Inspur, iSIGMA, ODPi,
> > LeaseWeb, Microsoft, PhoenixNAP, Pivotal, Private Internet Access, Red
> > Hat, Target, Union Investment, and Yahoo. For more information, visit
> > http://apache.org/ and https://twitter.com/TheASF
> >
> > (c) The Apache Software Foundation. "Apache", "CloudStack", "Apache
> > CloudStack", and "ApacheCon" are registered trademarks or trademarks
> > of the Apache Software Foundation in the United States and/or other
> > countries. All other brands and trademarks are the property of their
> > respective owners.
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > ### END ###
> >
> >
> >
> > Regards,
> >
> > Rohit Yadav
> >
> > Software Architect, ShapeBlue
> >
> > https://www.shapeblue.com
> >
> >
> > rohit.yadav@shapeblue.com
> > www.shapeblue.com
> > @shapeblue
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
>
>
>
>
>
>

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*Pierre-Luc Dion*Lead Cloud Architect | Architecte infonuagique principal
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