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CFF TOC Meetings

Chip Childers <cchilders@...>
 

All,

The newly elected CFF TOC will initially be meeting weekly, on Tuesdays at 14:30 UTC (7:30 AM US Pacific Time, 4:30 PM Central European Time). 

These meetings are open to the entire community to attend, although I ask that you respect that the TOC will be setting the agenda and running the meeting.

The meetings will be recorded and posted to the foundation's youtube channel.

Chip Childers
Executive Director
Cloud Foundry Foundation


Re: Update regarding Bionic Stemcells: Version 1.10 released from Foundation owned infrastructure

Benjamin Gandon
 

Congrats Felix and SAP team, and all other CFF contributors for this great achievement!

Benjamin


Le 17 juin 2021 à 17:16, Riegger, Felix via lists.cloudfoundry.org <felix.riegger=sap.com@...> a écrit :

Dear Cloud Foundry community,
 
The migration of the Stemcell release infrastructure and pipelines from VMWare to CloudFoundry Foundation owned accounts is mostly done. With Bionic Stemcell 1.10 the first Stemcell has been created and released with the new setup.
 
This is again a huge step forward to bring the Stemcell into the hands of the communitiy. Again a big thank you to everyone involved in this journey.
 
What has changed?
 
The new Stemcells are now published in Google Cloud Storage instead of AWS S3. This change uncovered a bug in the BOSH CLI, which has been fixed in the latest version. Please update to https://github.com/cloudfoundry/bosh-cli/releases/tag/v6.4.4 to consume the latest Stemcells.
 
In the previous setup BOSH Acceptance Tests (BATS), IPv4 and IPv6 tests have been executed against a vSphere environment owned by VMWare. In the new setup these tests are executed in a GCP environment. Unfortunately, it was not possible to replicate the IPv6 tests to this environment. While we don't expect big changes in this area this implies that IPv6 might stop working at some point with newer Stemcells without us noticing. If this is important to you and you would like to contribute please reach out to discuss options.
 
Where can I access the new infrastructure?
 
The concourse is hosted on https://bosh.ci.cloudfoundry.org/ and runs on a GCP account of the CloudFoundry Foundation.
 
Where is the code?
 
The repositories for the pipeline definitions and the stemcell code itself have not changed. They can be found in https://github.com/cloudfoundry/bosh-stemcells-ci and https://github.com/cloudfoundry/bosh-linux-stemcell-builder.
 
Any assets regarding the Concourse setup live in https://github.com/cloudfoundry/bosh-community-stemcell-ci-infra.
 
Who can access the pipelines and contribute?
 
Any member of https://github.com/orgs/cloudfoundry/teams/bosh-stemcell can access and work with the pipeline as well as the relevant repositories. If you would like to become a contributor, please reach out.
 
Where can I follow?
 
 
Anything else?
 
As was announced by the CFF Security Working Group in https://www.cloudfoundry.org/blog/security-advisory-update/ CFF security advisories are now in place for Bionic Stemcells and the release of version 1.10 triggered the first advisories.
 
Kind regards,
Felix


Update regarding Bionic Stemcells: Version 1.10 released from Foundation owned infrastructure

Riegger, Felix
 

Dear Cloud Foundry community,

 

The migration of the Stemcell release infrastructure and pipelines from VMWare to CloudFoundry Foundation owned accounts is mostly done. With Bionic Stemcell 1.10 the first Stemcell has been created and released with the new setup.

 

This is again a huge step forward to bring the Stemcell into the hands of the communitiy. Again a big thank you to everyone involved in this journey.

 

What has changed?

 

The new Stemcells are now published in Google Cloud Storage instead of AWS S3. This change uncovered a bug in the BOSH CLI, which has been fixed in the latest version. Please update to https://github.com/cloudfoundry/bosh-cli/releases/tag/v6.4.4 to consume the latest Stemcells.

 

In the previous setup BOSH Acceptance Tests (BATS), IPv4 and IPv6 tests have been executed against a vSphere environment owned by VMWare. In the new setup these tests are executed in a GCP environment. Unfortunately, it was not possible to replicate the IPv6 tests to this environment. While we don't expect big changes in this area this implies that IPv6 might stop working at some point with newer Stemcells without us noticing. If this is important to you and you would like to contribute please reach out to discuss options.

 

Where can I access the new infrastructure?

 

The concourse is hosted on https://bosh.ci.cloudfoundry.org/ and runs on a GCP account of the CloudFoundry Foundation.

 

Where is the code?

 

The repositories for the pipeline definitions and the stemcell code itself have not changed. They can be found in https://github.com/cloudfoundry/bosh-stemcells-ci and https://github.com/cloudfoundry/bosh-linux-stemcell-builder.

 

Any assets regarding the Concourse setup live in https://github.com/cloudfoundry/bosh-community-stemcell-ci-infra.

 

Who can access the pipelines and contribute?

 

Any member of https://github.com/orgs/cloudfoundry/teams/bosh-stemcell can access and work with the pipeline as well as the relevant repositories. If you would like to become a contributor, please reach out.

 

Where can I follow?

 

Work can be tracked in https://github.com/orgs/cloudfoundry/projects/4.

 

Anything else?

 

As was announced by the CFF Security Working Group in https://www.cloudfoundry.org/blog/security-advisory-update/ CFF security advisories are now in place for Bionic Stemcells and the release of version 1.10 triggered the first advisories.

 

Kind regards,

Felix


The Community Awards Nomination is Now Open

Shedrack Akintayo <sakintayo@...>
 

Hello Friends, 

The Community Awards nomination form is now available!

This means that you can nominate any of your peers in the community for any of the award categories available. If you believe a particular member of the community deserves any of the awards, go ahead and nominate them.

The deadline for nominations is Friday, June 25th, 11:59 PM PT. I also wrote a post to help answer any questions you may have about any of the award categories, but please feel free to reach out if there is any additional question.


Get nominating today!

Thanks,
Shedrack.

Shedrack Akintayo | Developer Advocate


Cloud Foundry Foundation


sakintayo@...


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Re: 2021 CFF Technical Oversight Committee Election Results

Lee Porte
 

Wow! Thank you to the community.

I'm looking forwards to getting started

Cheers

L

On Thu, 17 Jun 2021 at 13:53, Chip Childers <cchilders@...> wrote:

Many thanks to everyone who took the time to register and vote in the first Cloud Foundry Foundation annual election for our newly forming Technical Oversight Committee (TOC). I also extend my deep thanks to all of the nominees who agreed to run in the election. Overall, our community’s participation in this election process was outstanding (especially given that this was our first time doing this!)


And with that preamble, I’m pleased to announce our first CFF Technical Oversight Committee will be:

* Eric Malm (VMware)

* David Stevenson (VMware)

* Jan von Loewenstein (SAP)

* Stephan Merker (SAP)

* Lee Porte (GOV.UK)


Congratulations to Eric, David, Jan, Stephan and Lee! I’m looking forward to working with you to get the TOC up and running.


For transparency, more details have been published here: https://github.com/cloudfoundry/community/blob/main/toc/elections/2021/results.md


Chip Childers
Executive Director
Cloud Foundry Foundation


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2021 CFF Technical Oversight Committee Election Results

Chip Childers <cchilders@...>
 

Many thanks to everyone who took the time to register and vote in the first Cloud Foundry Foundation annual election for our newly forming Technical Oversight Committee (TOC). I also extend my deep thanks to all of the nominees who agreed to run in the election. Overall, our community’s participation in this election process was outstanding (especially given that this was our first time doing this!)


And with that preamble, I’m pleased to announce our first CFF Technical Oversight Committee will be:

* Eric Malm (VMware)

* David Stevenson (VMware)

* Jan von Loewenstein (SAP)

* Stephan Merker (SAP)

* Lee Porte (GOV.UK)


Congratulations to Eric, David, Jan, Stephan and Lee! I’m looking forward to working with you to get the TOC up and running.


For transparency, more details have been published here: https://github.com/cloudfoundry/community/blob/main/toc/elections/2021/results.md


Chip Childers
Executive Director
Cloud Foundry Foundation


LAST CALL for CFF TOC election - Polling closes tomorrow

Chip Childers <cchilders@...>
 

Hi all!

A reminder for the community that this is the last call for the TOC election. We've had a solid response rate for qualified voters voting, but there are 37 incomplete ballots (people that authorized their email address, but have not yet actually voted).

I'll be closing the poll tomorrow, Tuesday June 15, at the end of the work day Pacific US time (around 5 PM US Pacific).

If you are a qualified voter and have any questions or concerns, please let me know ASAP!

Happy voting!

Chip Childers
Executive Director
Cloud Foundry Foundation


IMPORTANT NOTICE: [php-buildpack] End of Support for NGINX versions 1.18.x and 1.19.x after 2021-07-04

Amelia Castilla <acastilla@...>
 

The first release of the PHP buildpack after 2021-07-04 will no longer include NGINX versions 1.18.x and 1.19.x. These NGINX versions will no longer be supported upstream[1]. Please migrate your PHP apps to supported versions of NGINX before that time.


Note: As 1.19.x is the current default version of NGINX in the buildpack, the default NGINX version will be updated to 1.20.1 as a part of this removal. If you’d like to use a different NGINX version, please configure your application to select that version[2].


As always, the Buildpacks team is happy to answer questions you may have about this deprecation in the #buildpacks Slack channel[3].


[1] - https://nginx.org/en/download.html

[2] - https://docs.cloudfoundry.org/buildpacks/php/index.html 

[3] - https://cloudfoundry.slack.com/archives/C02HWMDUQ


Thanks,

The Buildpacks Team



IMPORTANT NOTICE: [r-buildpack] End of Support for R versions 4.0.x after 2021-07-03

Elliott Shanks <shankse@...>
 

The first release of the R buildpack after July 3, 2021 will no longer include R versions 4.0.x. These R versions will no longer be supported upstream.[1] Please migrate your R apps to supported versions of R before that time.


As always, the buildpacks team is happy to answer questions you may have about this deprecation in the #buildpacks Slack channel.


[1] - https://developer.r-project.org/


For more information on r dependencies and their deprecation dates, please refer to https://buildpacks.cloudfoundry.org/#/buildpacks


Thanks,

Buildpacks Team



IMPORTANT NOTICE: [staticfile-buildpack] Change of default nginx version after 2021-07-09

Amelia Castilla
 

The default version for NGINX will be updated to 1.21.x in the first release of the Staticfile buildpack after 2021-07-09.

We are giving a 30 day notice to inform users that the default version of NGINX in the Staticfile buildpack will be updated to the latest 1.21.x version in the first release of the Staticfile buildpack after 2021-07-09.

As always, the buildpacks team is happy to answer questions you may have about this deprecation in the #buildpacks Slack channel[1].

[1] - https://cloudfoundry.slack.com/archives/C02HWMDUQ

Thanks,
The Buildpacks Team


IMPORTANT NOTICE: [nginx-buildpack] Change of default nginx version after 2021-07-09

Amelia Castilla
 

The default version for NGINX will be updated to 1.21.x in the first release of the NGINX buildpack after 2021-07-09.

We are giving a 30 day notice to inform users that the default version of NGINX in the NGINX buildpack will be updated to the latest 1.21.x version in the first release of the NGINX buildpack after 2021-07-09.

If you’d like to use a different NGINX version, please configure your application to select that version.[1]

As always, the buildpacks team is happy to answer questions you may have about this deprecation in the #buildpacks Slack channel[2].

[1] - https://docs.cloudfoundry.org/buildpacks/nginx/index.html
[2] - https://cloudfoundry.slack.com/archives/C02HWMDUQ

Thanks,
The Buildpacks Team


IMPORTANT NOTICE: [php-buildpack] Change of default nginx version after 2021-07-09

Amelia Castilla
 

The default version for NGINX will be updated to 1.21.x in the first release of the PHP buildpack after 2021-07-09.

We are giving a 30 day notice to inform users that the default version of NGINX in the PHP buildpack will be updated to the latest 1.21.x version in the first release of the PHP buildpack after 2021-07-09.

If you’d like to use a different NGINX version, please configure your application to select that version.[1]

As always, the buildpacks team is happy to answer questions you may have about this deprecation in the #buildpacks Slack channel[2].

[1] - https://docs.cloudfoundry.org/buildpacks/php/gsg-php-config.html
[2] - https://cloudfoundry.slack.com/archives/C02HWMDUQ

Thanks,
The Buildpacks Team


Re: CFF TOC Election Starting

Chip Childers <cchilders@...>
 

Not until the 15th... ;)

Chip Childers
Executive Director
Cloud Foundry Foundation


On Tue, Jun 8, 2021 at 8:40 AM 'Thun, Philipp' via open-service-broker-api <open-service-broker-api@...> wrote:

Count the votes!

 

SCNR,

Philipp

 

 

From: <cf-dev@...> on behalf of Chip Childers <cchilders@...>
Reply-To: "cf-dev@..." <cf-dev@...>
Date: Tuesday, 8. June 2021 at 14:26
To: CF Developers Mailing List <cf-dev@...>, "Discussions about the Cloud Foundry BOSH project." <cf-bosh@...>, open-service-broker-api <open-service-broker-api@...>
Subject: Re: [cf-dev] CFF TOC Election Starting

 

The CIVS site has an expired HTTPS certificate. It's a hosted, free, service... so there's nothing I can do about it at the moment. I've reached out to the service's owner at Cornell University.

 

Chip Childers

Executive Director

Cloud Foundry Foundation

 

 

On Tue, Jun 1, 2021 at 9:48 PM Chip Childers <cchilders@...> wrote:

All,

 

The list of eligible voters for our TOC election has been finalized, and an initial instruction has been sent to the best available email address that we have in our systems for all eligible voters. If you are listed in the voters.md file, but did not receive your initial registration instructions, please reach out to me privately.

 

Unless we experience major technical or logistical issues, the election will run from now, until June 15th. That said, I ask that the community bear with us as we go through this first election cycle and sort out the processes. :)

 

The following individuals are listed as eligible voters, but I have been unable to determine their email addresses in our various systems. If anyone is able to provide me with their email addresses, please reply to me privately at cchilders@....

 

"Mo Sahihi Benis","SAP"
"Sebastian Vollath","SUSE"
"Shannon Coen","VMware"
"Sven Krieger","SAP"
"Urse Searle","VMware"
"Valentin Velkov","SAP"
"Yaron Parasol","VMware"
"Visarg Soneji","SAP"

 

Chip Childers

Executive Director

Cloud Foundry Foundation

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Re: CFF TOC Election Starting

Thun, Philipp
 

Count the votes!

 

SCNR,

Philipp

 

 

From: <cf-dev@...> on behalf of Chip Childers <cchilders@...>
Reply-To: "cf-dev@..." <cf-dev@...>
Date: Tuesday, 8. June 2021 at 14:26
To: CF Developers Mailing List <cf-dev@...>, "Discussions about the Cloud Foundry BOSH project." <cf-bosh@...>, open-service-broker-api <open-service-broker-api@...>
Subject: Re: [cf-dev] CFF TOC Election Starting

 

The CIVS site has an expired HTTPS certificate. It's a hosted, free, service... so there's nothing I can do about it at the moment. I've reached out to the service's owner at Cornell University.

 

Chip Childers

Executive Director

Cloud Foundry Foundation

 

 

On Tue, Jun 1, 2021 at 9:48 PM Chip Childers <cchilders@...> wrote:

All,

 

The list of eligible voters for our TOC election has been finalized, and an initial instruction has been sent to the best available email address that we have in our systems for all eligible voters. If you are listed in the voters.md file, but did not receive your initial registration instructions, please reach out to me privately.

 

Unless we experience major technical or logistical issues, the election will run from now, until June 15th. That said, I ask that the community bear with us as we go through this first election cycle and sort out the processes. :)

 

The following individuals are listed as eligible voters, but I have been unable to determine their email addresses in our various systems. If anyone is able to provide me with their email addresses, please reply to me privately at cchilders@....

 

"Mo Sahihi Benis","SAP"
"Sebastian Vollath","SUSE"
"Shannon Coen","VMware"
"Sven Krieger","SAP"
"Urse Searle","VMware"
"Valentin Velkov","SAP"
"Yaron Parasol","VMware"
"Visarg Soneji","SAP"

 

Chip Childers

Executive Director

Cloud Foundry Foundation


Re: CFF TOC Election Starting

Chip Childers <cchilders@...>
 

The CIVS site has an expired HTTPS certificate. It's a hosted, free, service... so there's nothing I can do about it at the moment. I've reached out to the service's owner at Cornell University.

Chip Childers
Executive Director
Cloud Foundry Foundation


On Tue, Jun 1, 2021 at 9:48 PM Chip Childers <cchilders@...> wrote:
All,

The list of eligible voters for our TOC election has been finalized, and an initial instruction has been sent to the best available email address that we have in our systems for all eligible voters. If you are listed in the voters.md file, but did not receive your initial registration instructions, please reach out to me privately.

Unless we experience major technical or logistical issues, the election will run from now, until June 15th. That said, I ask that the community bear with us as we go through this first election cycle and sort out the processes. :)

The following individuals are listed as eligible voters, but I have been unable to determine their email addresses in our various systems. If anyone is able to provide me with their email addresses, please reply to me privately at cchilders@....

"Mo Sahihi Benis","SAP"
"Sebastian Vollath","SUSE"
"Shannon Coen","VMware"
"Sven Krieger","SAP"
"Urse Searle","VMware"
"Valentin Velkov","SAP"
"Yaron Parasol","VMware"
"Visarg Soneji","SAP"

Chip Childers
Executive Director
Cloud Foundry Foundation


IMPORTANT NOTICE: [nginx-buildpack] End of Support for NGINX versions 1.18.x and 1.19.x after 2021-07-05

Victoria Henry
 

The first release of the NGINX buildpack after 2021-07-05 will no longer include NGINX versions 1.18.x and 1.19.x. These NGINX versions will no longer be supported upstream[1]. Please migrate your NGINX apps to supported versions of NGINX before that time.


Note: As 1.19.x is the current default version of NGINX in the buildpack, the default NGINX version will be updated to 1.20.x as a part of this removal. If you’d like to use a different NGINX version, please configure your application to select that version[2].


As always, the buildpacks team is happy to answer questions you may have about this deprecation in the #buildpacks Slack channel[3].


[1] - https://nginx.org/en/download.html

[2] - https://docs.cloudfoundry.org/buildpacks/nginx/index.html

[3] - https://cloudfoundry.slack.com/archives/C02HWMDUQ


Thanks,

The Buildpacks Team



IMPORTANT NOTICE: [staticfile-buildpack] End of Support for NGINX versions 1.18.x and 1.19.x after 2021-07-05

Victoria Henry <vhenry@...>
 

The first release of the Staticfile buildpack after 2021-07-05 will no longer include NGINX versions 1.18.x and 1.19.x. These NGINX versions will no longer be supported upstream[1]. Please migrate your Static content apps to supported versions of NGINX before that time.


Note: As 1.19.x is the current default version of NGINX in the buildpack, the default NGINX version will be updated to 1.20.x as a part of this removal. If you’d like to use a different NGINX version, please configure your application to select that version[2].


As always, the buildpacks team is happy to answer questions you may have about this deprecation in the #buildpacks Slack channel[3].


[1] - https://nginx.org/en/download.html

[2] - https://docs.cloudfoundry.org/buildpacks/staticfile/index.html

[3] - https://cloudfoundry.slack.com/archives/C02HWMDUQ


Thanks,

The Buildpacks Team



CFF TOC Election Starting

Chip Childers <cchilders@...>
 

All,

The list of eligible voters for our TOC election has been finalized, and an initial instruction has been sent to the best available email address that we have in our systems for all eligible voters. If you are listed in the voters.md file, but did not receive your initial registration instructions, please reach out to me privately.

Unless we experience major technical or logistical issues, the election will run from now, until June 15th. That said, I ask that the community bear with us as we go through this first election cycle and sort out the processes. :)

The following individuals are listed as eligible voters, but I have been unable to determine their email addresses in our various systems. If anyone is able to provide me with their email addresses, please reply to me privately at cchilders@....

"Mo Sahihi Benis","SAP"
"Sebastian Vollath","SUSE"
"Shannon Coen","VMware"
"Sven Krieger","SAP"
"Urse Searle","VMware"
"Valentin Velkov","SAP"
"Yaron Parasol","VMware"
"Visarg Soneji","SAP"

Chip Childers
Executive Director
Cloud Foundry Foundation


REMINDER: TOC Nomination Deadline is tomorrow

Chip Childers <cchilders@...>
 

Quick reminder that the deadline to nominate someone to the CFF TOC is tomorrow!


...or you can email me directly with the name of the person you would like to see on the ballot.

Thanks!

Chip Childers
Executive Director
Cloud Foundry Foundation


CF on K8s Vision + Technical Thoughts

Angela Chin
 

Hi cf-dev,


Following the great discussion in the last CF on K8s SIG call, I wanted to share more about how we at VMware are thinking about defining the technical architecture to support the CF on K8s vision. In particular, we noted how the core developer workflows are key to preserve, while still looking to allow for more direct integration with Kubernetes.


Based on this, we decided to dive into looking at how we might choose to support a “cf push” workflow. At a high level, we are looking at utilizing custom resources to represent core CF concepts (such as App, Process, and Droplet) and have a new component serve as the API for creating these resources. We drew up a possible architecture in this Miro board and would love feedback on it. We’ll be continuing to explore this space and produce other artifacts to share with the community and to discuss in the CF on K8s SIG calls. :)


If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out.


Cheers,

Angela


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