Juju Charm Eco status for 11 September

Jorge O. Castro jorge at ubuntu.com
Wed Sep 11 16:53:34 UTC 2013


Another week, another Juju Charm Meeting!

Rendered version here:
http://ubuntu-discourse.org/t/im-in-the-empire-business-aka-juju-status-for-11-september/1029

## General Info:

- [Pad](http://pad.ubuntu.com/7mf2jvKXNa)
- [Status Board](https://trello.com/board/charmers-board/4ec1696da3f94bd2ea5b2b01)
- [Juju.u.c Meeting
Site](https://juju.ubuntu.com/community/weekly-charm-meeting/)
- [Video of Meeting](http://youtu.be/C8X9OxYBNoo)

## Highlights

- Juju manual provisioning first cut!
- juju.ubuntu.com facelift, looking good!
  - New docs formatting
- manage.jujucharms.com facelift.

## Docs

- Tons happening right now
  - Still going through submissions from the sprint.
  - Docs have been redesigned to match juju.ubuntu.com
  - Creating a new page added to contributing to the docs section:
[https://juju.ubuntu.com/docs/contributing.html](https://juju.ubuntu.com/docs/contributing.html)
    - Creating a new page in the docs now easy! No more excuses!
 - Author pages getting reviews.
 - New section: Tools
   - This will cover charm-tools and other convenience tools around Juju.
 - MAAS instructions need a redo next to catch up to latest versions.

## Tools/Helpers

### Tools

 - Port to Python completed, 1.0 release pending
 - Features and fixes for 1.1 started

### Helpers

 - Had charm school last friday, here's the
[video](http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6kWfLujVwNI)
 - No new changes since 2013-08-28
  - Several feature branches being worked on, better OpenStack and APT support
 - No CLI updates

## Amulet

 - Version 1.0 nearing release, will be released shortly after
charm-tools update
 - Whirlwind of documentation, examples, and blog posts planned
 - "Blocking" charm quality review

## Charm Updates

- [http://manage.jujucharms.com/recently-changed](http://manage.jujucharms.com/recently-changed)
- Queue needs some work
  - ntpserver charm needed
- MapR charm ready for a 2nd pass
- New charm for vpnendpoint
- Bip ready for 2nd pass
- Richard's already tossed in a patch to add a config option remotely
administer the charm remotely.

## Events

- OhioLinuxFest Juju talk! 14 September
- Marco @ Gluster FS Community Days, part of Linux Conf in New Orleans (Sept 19)
- [Update events page](https://juju.ubuntu.com/events/)

 ## Charm Championship!!! \o/

- 6 categories: Media, telco, continuous deployment, high
availability, monitoring, and Data Science!
- $60k more in prizes for new categories
- Deadline extended to October 22 to accomodate new categoires
- [Charm Championship](http://juju.ubuntu.com/charm-championship)
- [Planet Cassandra
Post](http://planetcassandra.org/blog/post/juju-charm-championship-for-cassandra-at-canonical)
- [Planet MySQL
post](http://www.tocker.ca/2013/09/09/ubuntu-charm-championship.html)

## Other Topics

## GOALS

 - [marco] upgrades video (I missed *another* a million trillion
weeks): INPROGRESS?
 - [pavel] email list on continuous deployment story using Rails
charm: INPROGRESS
  - [arosales, m_3] To get feedback to pavel: DONE
 - [evilnick] Charm Author docs structure: INPROGRESS
 - [nick] Add local provider getting started docs: DONE
 - [pavel] Work on amulet integration testing: TODO
- [marco] Mail list on Amulet instructions, and general information: TODO
- [jorge] To identify draft pages in docs: INPROGRESS
- [m_3] Confirm ruby conf submission: DONE
- [jorge] Openstack bundle deployment thing from jamespage: INPROGRESS
  - Ping adam_g.
- [arosales] Update Gluster and Ohio events on juju.u.c/events: TODO
- [utlemming] Schedule in rails doc testing: TODO
- [m_3] mapR charm review: TODO


-- 
Jorge Castro
Canonical Ltd.
http://juju.ubuntu.com/charm-championship - Share your infrastructure,
win a prize!



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