OpenStack Community Weekly Newsletter (Feb 20 – 27)

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OpenStack DefCore Accelerates & Simplifies with Clear and Timely Guidelines [Feedback?] Last week, the OpenStack DefCore committee rolled up our collective sleeves and got to work in a serious way. We had a in-person meeting with great turn out with 5 board members, Foundation executives/staff and good community engagement. TL;DR > We think DefCore deliverables… Read more »

Sign up for OpenStack Upstream Training in Vancouver

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It’s becoming a habit: the OpenStack Foundation will repeat in Vancouver the Upstream Training program to accelerate the speed at which new OpenStack contributors are successful at integrating their contributions into OpenStack.  If you’re a new OpenStack contributor or plan on becoming one soon, you should sign up for the next OpenStack Upstream Training in Vancouver,… Read more »

OpenStack Community Weekly Newsletter (Feb 13 – 20)

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OpenStack Technical Committee Update: Project Reform Progress Over the last few months, the Technical Committee has been discussing plans to dissolve the binary concept of the integrated release and adapt our projects structure to the future needs of collaborative development in the OpenStack community. A specification was written to describe the rationale for the reform… Read more »

OpenStack Community Weekly Newsletter (Feb 6 – 13)

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OpenStack crowns “Liberty” its next release name OpenStack’s next release will be called Liberty. While you might be thinking of the word liberty in terms of “freedom” (as in free beer or other things), the name comes from a village in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan. Introducing PoshStack, the PowerShell client for OpenStack OpenStack SDKs… Read more »

OpenStack Community Weekly Newsletter (Jan 30 – Feb 6)

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OpenStack “L” naming poll We’d like your help again in selecting the right name for the development cycle and release coming after “Kilo”. Our next summit will happen in Vancouver, BC (Canada) in May. L candidate names were proposed, selected and checked for various issues… leaving 4 candidates on the final public poll. Please take… Read more »

OpenStack Community Weekly Newsletter (Jan 9 – 16)

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2015 Election Results Thank you to everyone who voted in this year’s election. We reached quorum and passed the three bylaws amendments. We also reached quorum in electing eight Individual Directors to the 2015 OpenStack Board of Directors. And the winner is…. Individual Directors Tim Bell Russell Bryant Alex Freedland Rob Hirschfeld Vishvananda Ishaya Kavit… Read more »

Why all OpenStack Foundation Individual Members should vote now

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HOW TO VOTE: If you are an eligible voter, you should have received an email with the subject “OpenStack Foundation – 2015 Individual Director Election”from [email protected] This email includes your unique voting link. If you did not receive an email, please contact [email protected] If you are an active member of the OpenStack Foundation, you should have received an email in… Read more »

OpenStack Community Weekly Newsletter (Week 1, 2015)

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Happy 2015! “First App” Tutorial for OpenStack OpenStack needs something like the tutorial “Writing your first Django app”. We’re looking for volunteers to flesh out ideas on what this tutorial would look like for OpenStack and how it would work. Particularly we need to think about the kinds of example applications we should go with…. Read more »