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OpenStack Community Weekly Newsletter (Sep 14-21)

Highlights of the week

The OpenStack Foundation is here

If you haven’t heard the news, the Foundation is fully operationally now and it’s hiring, too. We celebrated globally with many of the OpenStack User Groups around the world (some pictures are in OpenStack flickr group).

What’s new in OpenStack Folsom ?

Emilien Macchi wrote a summary of what’s coming in OpenStack Folsom. Getting ready for the OpenStack F release.

What’s Up Doc? September 19 2012

Report from Docs land: still over 100 doc bugs, 18 targeted for folsom, 11 of those 18 do not have assignees. New docs landing pages from https://review.openstack.org/#/c/11232/ should land this week or next prior to the release date.

OpenStack Governance Elections: Technical Committee

The OpenStack community is called to elect the last 3 members of the OpenStack Technical Committee. Per section 4.1(b) of the OpenStack Foundation bylaws, the Technical Committee (“TC”) is a technical meritocracy managing all the technical matters relating to OpenStack. It replaces the “Project Policy Board” from the old governance. We have 11 candidates and the election process started. If you’re a qualified voter you have received an email with instructions on how to vote. Check your spam folders if you haven’t received any communication .

Trystack latest status update

The team is taking small steps to get the TryStack experience back on track. Nachi Ueno would like assistance with deploying Compute, Image, and Identity on TryStack. Contact him to help. Great opportunity to get some ops chops!

OpenStack China Tour Launches from Beijing

On September 16, OpenStack China Tour began its trip from Beijing. It is a series of OpenStack meetups organized by COSUG and CSDN in some Chinese major cities(Beijing, Shenzhen, Chengdu, Wuhan and Xi’an) in turn.

A Globally Distributed OpenStack Swift Cluster

SwifStack team is working towards evolving Swift into a single cluster can be distributed over multiple, geographically dispersed sites, joined via high-latency network connections.

Tips and tricks

Upcoming Events

Other news

  • OpenStack Folsom RC1 is here
  • OpenStack Project Meeting 2012-09-18: Summary and full logs

Welcome new contributors

Celebrating the first patches submitted this week by:

  • Nikola Dipanov, RedHat.com
  • Arathi, Persistent
  • Ripal Nathuji, Calxeda.com
  • Vijaya-erukala, Persistent
  • Newptone, Sina
  • Lapgoon

Silly entertainment of the week:
openSUSE community welcomes OpenStack Foundation

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