[Pacemaker] [ha-wg-technical] [ha-wg] [Linux-HA] [RFC] Organizing HA Summit 2015

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Wed Nov 26 01:10:52 EST 2014

On 26/11/14 12:51 AM, Fabio M. Di Nitto wrote:
> On 11/25/2014 10:54 AM, Lars Marowsky-Bree wrote:
>> On 2014-11-24T16:16:05, "Fabio M. Di Nitto" <fdinitto at redhat.com> wrote:
>>>> Yeah, well, devconf.cz is not such an interesting event for those who do
>>>> not wear the fedora ;-)
>>> That would be the perfect opportunity for you to convert users to Suse ;)
>>>>> I´d prefer, at least for this round, to keep dates/location and explore
>>>>> the option to allow people to join remotely. Afterall there are tons of
>>>>> tools between google hangouts and others that would allow that.
>>>> That is, in my experience, the absolute worst. It creates second class
>>>> participants and is a PITA for everyone.
>>> I agree, it is still a way for people to join in tho.
>> I personally disagree. In my experience, one either does a face-to-face
>> meeting, or a virtual one that puts everyone on the same footing.
>> Mixing both works really badly unless the team already knows each
>> other.
>>>> I know that an in-person meeting is useful, but we have a large team in
>>>> Beijing, the US, Tasmania (OK, one crazy guy), various countries in
>>>> Europe etc.
>>> Yes same here. No difference.. we have one crazy guy in Australia..
>> Yeah, but you're already bringing him for your personal conference.
>> That's a bit different. ;-)
>> OK, let's switch tracks a bit. What *topics* do we actually have? Can we
>> fill two days? Where would we want to collect them?
> I´d say either a google doc or any random etherpad/wiki instance will do
> just fine.
> As for the topics:
> - corosync qdevice and plugins (network, disk, integration with sdb?,
>    others?)
> - corosync RRP / libknet integration/replacement
> - fence autodetection/autoconfiguration
> For the user facing topics (that is if there are enough participants and
> I only got 1 user confirmation so far):
> - demos, cluster 101, tutorials
> - get feedback
> - get feedback
> - get more feedback
> Fabio

Ok, I do have a topic I want to add;

Merging the dozen different mailing lists, IRC channels and other 
support forums. This thread is a good example of the thinness that the 
community is spread over.

A 'dev', 'user', 'announce' list should be enough for all HA. Likewise, 
one IRC channel should be enough, too.

The trick will be discussing this without bikeshedding. :)


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