Here is the latest Fedora OpenStack status report:
Historical archives are here:
(appended below for convenience)
= Distro News =
== Folsom in EPEL ==
We ran a test day on 26 Oct for Folsom on EPEL based on
this side repo],
and a couple of buglets were identified before releasing to the official EPEL repo.
This side repo provided earler access to these packages, due to it's more flexible
Folsom was then [http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/cloud/2012-November/001848.html
released to EPEL testing] on Nov 2nd.
The existing Essex packages were migrated to the
Essex EPEL side
== OpenStack Installer (packstack) ==
Derek Higgins has been finalizing the multinode, scriptable OpenStack installer,
now known as "[https://github.com/fedora-openstack/packstack packstack]".
* It currently supports EPEL (but please avoid the facter update in updates-testing)
* Fedora support is problematic currently just to puppet and ruby version
* OpenStack Essex is fully supported
* OpenStack Folsom is mostly supported, but is waiting on upstream puppet to merge changes
for cinder and swift.
== Essex stable releases ==
The lastest stable Essex release 2012.1.3 was released upstream for nova, keystone,
and this was integrated into Fedora 17 and EPEL.
= Project News =
== OpenStack Summit ==
in San Diego was a big success with up to 1300 attendees over the 4 days.
Lots of [http://wiki.openstack.org/Summit/Grizzly/Etherpads
OpenStack Grizzly design
were recorded from the coincident design summit.
== Heat project granted Incubation status ==
Providing it access to additional OpenStack common resources,
including tapping into CI, QA and Release management teams.
== Red Hat contributions ==
Dan Prince has wired up
testing with SmokeStack] on Fedora 17.
Adam Young has been finalizing the last few issues with keystone PKI tokens,
and it's now the upstream default method.
Russell Bryant is continuing with the large effort in removing direct DB access from
and has outlined the
plan and status]
Eoghan Glynn and Angus Salkeld are now core members of the ceilometer project.
Dan Radez presented initial work and a video demo of
an interface to heat in horizon.
There is too much to track in detail the OpenStack upstream activity of Red Hat
but here is a link showing the [http://goo.gl/wklOk
latest Red Hat OpenStack upstream
= Community engagement =
Pádraig Brady gave a talk at [http://www.python.ie/pycon/
Steve Hardy gave two OpenStack presentations at the
London Red Hat developer day]:
* Introduction to OpenStack
* Building on OpenStack: Demonstrating its Elastic Capabilities with Heat and OpenShift
Mark McLoughlin is giving a talk at [kvmforumovirtworkshop2012.sched.org
KVM world / oVirt
OpenStack: KVM for the masses]
Mo Morsi prepared on online demo using automated tools to:
to an openstack instance]
= Related projects =
== cloud-init ==
Alan Pevec has been looking at updating cloud-init to 0.7.0 in EPEL.
He's provided a [https://github.com/apevec/cloud-init-el6/commit/144d24c
There is a [http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/cloud/2012-October/001826.html
pending issue] with default users.