Application for Juju Charmer status

Marco Ceppi marco.ceppi at canonical.com
Thu Apr 3 12:56:36 UTC 2014


I don't see any objections, and a minimum of two charmers with a plus one
is satisfied. I'll leave this open for any further discussion, but
otherwise starting next week Matt will be elevated to charmers status.

Welcome!

Thanks,
Marco Ceppi


On Tue, Apr 1, 2014 at 9:23 AM, Peter Petrakis <peter.petrakis at canonical.com
> wrote:

> + 1
>
>
>
> On Mon, Mar 31, 2014 at 9:44 AM, Matt Bruzek <matthew.bruzek at canonical.com
> > wrote:
>
>> Hello Charmers,
>>
>>
>>  I have been working for Canonical on the Juju Ecosystem team for 3
>> months, and it is time to step up and apply for charmer status.
>>
>>
>>  I have had two tours on the Charm Review Queue and performed reviews of
>> many charms. Most of my time has been spent doing the Charm Audit, writing
>> tests to verify that charms are doing what they claim to do. This often
>> involves diving in to learn the technology the charm provides, and figuring
>> out how to test that technology in an automated way.
>>
>>
>>  Here are my credentials for your consideration:
>>
>>
>>  *Authored charms*:
>>
>>
>>  http://manage.jujucharms.com/charms/precise/openmrs
>>
>> OpenMRS is a open source electronic medical records platform written in
>> Java.
>>
>>
>>  I have a charm on the way that installs/configures Apache Tomcat. This
>> charm will have many new features and will provide Juju a robust Java
>> Servlet and JSP framework. https://bugs.launchpad.net/charms/+bug/1295710
>>
>>
>>  I also engaged the Apache PMC team to gain permission to use the Apache
>> Tomcat icon in Juju! So the Tomcat charm will have the official Apache
>> Tomcat icon where the existing charms used the default icon. Once the
>> Tomcat charm passes a review I plan on replacing/deprecating the existing
>> tomcat6 and tomcat7 charms.
>>
>>
>>  *Juju Presentations*:
>>
>>
>>  Here is a UDS 2014 Charm School where I gave a deep dive on developing
>> charms: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ByHDXFcz9Nk&feature=share&t=10m15s
>>
>>
>>  I have given a Juju presentation to the Rochester Minnesota Linux User
>> Group. You can view the presentation I created here:
>> http://prezi.com/7xgiezaajjek/juju/
>>
>>
>>  *Juju Documentation*:
>>
>>
>>  Having worked on several software products, I hold the firm belief that
>> software need complete documentation to be a great product. I have
>> contributed to the Juju documentation where ever I see an opportunity. My
>> contributions can be reviewed here:
>>
>>
>>  https://github.com/juju/docs/issues/35
>>
>> https://github.com/juju/docs/pull/33
>>
>> https://github.com/juju/docs/pull/23
>>
>> And before the docs were on github:
>>
>>
>> https://code.launchpad.net/~mbruzek/juju-core/fixed-404-in-authors-charm-writing
>>
>> https://code.launchpad.net/~mbruzek/juju-core/Fixed-references-to-contents
>>
>>
>>  *Bugs*:
>>
>>
>>  Creating bug reports is an important component of the software
>> development process. As a developer myself I appreciate a complete bug
>> report, so the golden rule applies when I find things that can be improved.
>> I try to create bug reports with detailed descriptions and include steps on
>> how to recreate the issue. Here are a few examples:
>>
>>
>>  #1299179 mysql hook failed: "mongos-relation-changed"<https://bugs.launchpad.net/charms/+source/mongodb/+bug/1299179>
>>
>> #1279879 Juju error on HP cloud with Maximum number of attempts (3)
>> reached sending request<https://bugs.launchpad.net/juju-core/+bug/1279879>
>>
>> #1293878 Amulet should work with local charms that are not in version
>> control <https://bugs.launchpad.net/amulet/+bug/1293878>
>>
>> #1294690 Amulet should provide a way to detect the Juju environment.<https://bugs.launchpad.net/amulet/+bug/1294690>
>>
>> #1296780 KeyError for units that were added by add_unit<https://bugs.launchpad.net/amulet/+bug/1296780>
>>
>> #1284309 The rsync fails in error when the -o option is used<https://bugs.launchpad.net/charm-tools/+bug/1284309>
>>
>>
>>  I have reported 17 bugs that are currently open, you can see them all
>> here: https://bugs.launchpad.net/~mbruzek/+reportedbugs
>>
>> I am involved with 23 bugs at the moment, if you want to view them all go
>> to: https://bugs.launchpad.net/~mbruzek/+bugs
>>
>>
>>  *Code*:
>>
>>
>>  Most of my time has been spent writing Amulet tests for the Charm
>> Audit. Here are some branches that illustrate my understanding of different
>> charms and the amulet testing framework.
>>
>>
>>  lp:~mbruzek/charms/precise/rabbitmq-server/tests<https://code.launchpad.net/%7Embruzek/charms/precise/rabbitmq-server/tests>
>>
>> lp:~mbruzek/charms/precise/lamp/trunk<https://code.launchpad.net/%7Embruzek/charms/precise/lamp/trunk>
>>
>> lp:~mbruzek/charms/precise/memcached/trunk<https://code.launchpad.net/%7Embruzek/charms/precise/memcached/trunk>
>>
>> lp:~mbruzek/charms/precise/haproxy/trunk<https://code.launchpad.net/%7Embruzek/charms/precise/haproxy/trunk>
>>
>>
>>  *Reviews*:
>>
>>
>>  One of the most important responsibilities of a charmer is to welcome
>> the contributor to the community and help them create quality charms that
>> follow charm store policy. Sometimes that means giving the contributor
>> things to improve and fix before they are accepted in the charm store. I
>> have tried to be welcoming and give constructive suggestions in the reviews
>> that are listed below.
>>
>>
>>  #1199052 New charm: mailman<https://bugs.launchpad.net/charms/+bug/1199052>
>>
>> #1272083 HPCC Charm initial check-in for review<https://bugs.launchpad.net/charms/+bug/1272083>
>>
>> #1273790 Charm Needed: wildfly<https://bugs.launchpad.net/charms/+bug/1273790>
>>
>>
>>  Please review my work thus far and consider me for the role of Charmer.
>> I am dedicated to ensuring the Juju community has the highest quality
>> charms. Much like the charming process there are opportunities where I
>> could be more effective. Let me know where I can improve and you have my
>> word that I will continue to progress to be the best representative of the
>> Juju community as I can be.
>>
>>
>>  Sincerely,
>>
>>
>>  Matt Bruzek <matthew.bruzek at canonical.com>
>>
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