[Starlingx-discuss] stx.3.0 milestone-2 status

Khalil, Ghada Ghada.Khalil at windriver.com
Mon Sep 16 20:21:21 UTC 2019

Hello TSC & community members,
The stx release team would like to share with you the status of milestone-2 and the overall stx.3.0 release. Your feedback is welcome.

- Features on track for stx.3.0 - Count: 9
        - Fault Containerization
        - Upversion K8s and dependencies
        - Upversion Openstack to Train  (Risk: yellow. Plan is still being worked)
        - Intel GPU support for K8s
        - Intel QAT support for K8s (Risk: yellow)
        - TSN Support in VM
        - Redfish Support
        - Infrastructure & Cluster Monitoring
        - Support remote auth via OIDC / OAUTH2 for K8s API

- Features with partial or prep delivery in stx.3.0 - Count: 7
        - Distributed Cloud (support for platform only; no openstack)
        - Backup & Restore with containers (support for platform only; no openstack)
        - Layered Build
        - Sysvinit >> systemd Conversion/Cleanup
        - Multi-OS Support
        - Intel FPGA support for K8s
        - Flock Versioning

- Features proposed for deferral to stx.4.0 due to staffing constraints - Count: 4
        - Containerized Openstack clients
        - Containerize Ceph
        - Containerize OVS-DPDK

- Unstaffed features (no current plan for delivery) >> considered out of stx.3.0 - Count: 2
        - IPv6 support for PXE boot network
        - R2 >> R3 Upgrades

In terms of overall proposal for the release dates, the current plans show a date move of 2wks for feature test & regression and ~1wk to the overall release date.
        - Milestone-2 -- Plan: 9/4/2019, Forecast: 9/19/2019
        - Milestone-3 -- Plan: 10/16/2019, Forecast: no change
        - Feature Test -- Plan: 10/16/2019, Forecast: 10/30/2019
        - Regression Test -- Plan: 11/8/2019, Forecast: 11/22/2019
        - RC1 (Branch Creation) -- Plan: 11/13/2019, Forecast: 11/20/2019
        - Final Regression - Plan: 11/27/2019, Forecast: 12/6/2019
        - Release - Plan: 12/4/2019, Forecast: 12/13/2019

At this point, the release team feels we have enough to proceed with declaring milestone-2 pending review and feedback from the TSC.


PS: Finally, if there are additional community resources available to contribute to stx.3.0 deliverables, please reach out to the release team (myself, Bill Zvonar or Bruce Jones).

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