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Glance image services include discovering, registering, and retrieving virtual machine images. Glance has a RESTful API that allows querying of VM image metadata as well as retrieval of the actual image. VM images made available through Glance can be stored in a variety of locations from simple filesystems to object-storage systems like the OpenStack Swift project.

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95% of deployments using this project in production environments. View Details
11 software development kits (SDKs) support Glance View Details
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Glance team has achieved corporate diversity View details
Glance is maintained following the common Stable branch policy View details
Glance follows standard deprecation View details
Glance supports minimal cold (offline) upgrade capabilities View details
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PTL for Latest Release

Brian Rosmaita

Verizon Wireless

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Brian Rosmaita was the Glance PTL for the Pike release. He's a Distinguished Member of the Technical Staff at Verizon Wireless, and is serving as Glance PTL for the Queens release.

Brian formerly worked as part of the now defunct OpenStack Innovation Center.  He's been an active technical contributor to OpenStack since the Folsom release and was a software developer on the Rackspace first generation cloud.  He's also spent some time in product management, where among other things, he was instrumental in the launch of Cloud Images, the Rackspace Public Cloud offering built on OpenStack Glance.  He's currently a core contributor to Glance and Searchlight, and is a Certified OpenStack Administrator.  Brian is a recovering philosopher who spends his spare time reading, walking the dog, and doing family-type stuff with his family.

Project Update - Glance

Join the Project Team Leader of Glance and core contributors for a "project update" reflecting current developments in the Pike cycle and discussion of future development activity. We dig into major issues and user needs, and how those needs can be addressed in current and future development. We also discuss hot topics from the Project Teams Gathering, and major development decisions agreed by the team. Get an in-depth look at the top features and enhancements Glance plans to deliver in the Pike Release.

Most Active Contributors by Company

  • *independent
  • Rackspace
  • Intel
  • IBM
  • Mirantis
  • Red Hat
  • NTT
  • Infinite
  • Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
  • Catalyst IT

Most Active Individual Contributors

  • Ian Cordasco
  • Brian Rosmaita
  • Hemanth Makkapati
  • Dharini Chandrasekar
  • Steve Lewis
  • Alexander Bashmakov
  • Nikhil Komawar
  • Erno Kuvaja
  • Kairat Kushaev
  • Abhishek Kekane