OpenStack Community Weekly Newsletter (Aug 17-24)

Highlights of the week

OpenStack at CloudOpen

OpenStack is a protagonist of CloudOpen, the only conference providing a collaboration and education space dedicated to advancing the open cloud. Next week, from Aug 29 to 31 in San Diego there will be plenty of chances to hear talks about OpenStack and how it’s shaping the cloud industry.

On Tuesday Aug 28th join the OpenStack community at The Hopping Pig for a party!  Food & drinks sponsored by HP, Intel, Opscode, Rackspace, SUSE, and Ubuntu. The event will immediately follow the official CloudOpen happy hour, and is within walking distance of the Andaz. Reserve your ticket.

OpenStack at PuppetConf: Tim Bell of CERN to Keynote

PuppetConf is coming up September 27-28 in San Francisco, and we’re excited to announce some great OpenStack content, including a keynote presentation from Tim Bell of CERN!

OpenStack Won Unprecedented Popularity in Asia/Pacific

On August 10 -11, the first two-day OpenStack Asia-Pacific Conference (OSAC) was held in Beijing and Shanghai concurrently. This conference is  jointly organized by CSDN (Chinese Software Develop the Net), the world’s largest Chinese IT technology community and the OpenStack user group (COSUG). The presentations are on slideshare: http://www.slideshare.net/HuiCheng2/tag/2012osac

Submitting new features to Nova

Mark McLoughlin wrote down a few pieces advice for someone submitting a large feature patch to Nova.

OpenStack Folsom & Glance

Brian Waldon recaps what landed in Glance in the past months. These are most of the features that will make it in Folsom release.

Tips and Tricks

Upcoming Events

Other news

  • Feature freeze period started: we’re on our way to Folsom release
  • OpenStack Project Meeting 2012-08-21: Summary and Meeting log

Welcome new contributors

Celebrating the first patches submitted this week by:

  • Alex Yang
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