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OpenStack Community Weekly Newsletter (Jan 24 – 31)

OpenStack 2014: Powered by Users

If momentum is any indication, 2014 is poised to be a defining year for OpenStack. All of our vital statistics, from community growth to code commits and tracked deployments, doubled in 2013, and all signs point to continued growth. As we start a new year, we in the OpenStack Foundation are putting our resources behind elevating the voice of OpenStack users and tightening the feedback loop between users and developers to influence decisions such as the scope of the project, new feature priorities, interoperability requirements and operational best practices.

New Foundation Gold Members & Sponsors

The OpenStack Foundation is thrilled to have new additions to our ecosystem. Three new Gold Members and 18 Corporate Sponsors have recently joined the incredible list of companies who are supporting the Foundation and driving innovation on the platform.  AptiraHuawei and Hitachi won the OpenStack Board’s approval at the November board meeting and joined the Foundation as Gold members, which requires a strong, strategic commitment to the technology and community. We’ve also seen amazing support in Corporate Sponsorship and we want to share the impressive list of recent additions.

OpenStack Commitment to Interoperability

Now that OpenStack has tons of users, we need to make sure all (downstream) products labeled “OpenStack” have a certain set of core capabilities, and we need to verify those with automated tests just like we do upstream.  End-users should be our focus, and ensuring they get what they want and expect out of the platform once it’s running as a service is paramount.  The goal is to define the first set of tests in time for the May 2014 Summit in Atlanta. If this matters to you, get involved!

Maturing the Horizon Overview Page Part 1 and Part 2

User experience designer Liz Blanchard goes into details about tells in two blog post how she and Ju approached the designing of the Overview page for Horizon.

OpenStack Object Storage release 1.12.0

New release of OpenStack Object Storage (Swift) with new features for operators and end-users alike.

Tips ‘n Tricks

Upcoming Events

Most Popular OpenStack Videos of the Week

Reports from Previous Events

Other News

Welcome New Reviewers and Developers

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Shalini khandelwal Zoltan Arnold Nagy
Ronelle Landy Aaron Greengrass
salman memon Renat Akhmerov
Tzanetos Balitsaris Ren Qiaowei
Jesse Noller Douglas Mendizabal
li,chen
Steven Weston
Mat Lowery
Jesse Noller
Hirofumi Ichihara
Ed Leafe
Alexander Tivelkov
Pierre Padrixe
Morgan Jones
Matthew Booth
IvanBerezovskiy
Dan Dyer
Allison Randal
Liping Mao
Assaf Muller
 Heather Whisenhunt

Latest Activity In Projects

Do you want to see at a glance the bugs filed and solved this week? Latest patches submitted for review? Check out the individual project pages on OpenStack Activity Board – Insights.

OpenStack Reactions

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OpenStack Community Weekly Newsletter (Jan 17 – 24)

Icehouse-2 development milestone available

The second milestone of the Icehouse development cycle, “icehouse-2″ is now available for Keystone, Glance, Nova, Horizon, Neutron, Cinder, Ceilometer, Heat, and Trove. Including the oslo libraries, “only” 50 blueprints were implemented and about 650 bugs were fixed during this milestone, which is slightly less than our usual velocity at that point in the cycle. This is mostly due to the recent issues in gating and the end-of-year holiday season. The next development milestone, icehouse-3, is scheduled for March 6th.

Organizing a Gate Blocking Bug Fix Day – Mon Jan 27th

Developers may have noticed issues with our gate and in order to improve the situation Sean Dague proposed a Gate Blocking Bug Fix Day on Jan 27th. All developers are encouraged to focus on fixing bugs on the OpenStack CI infrastructure.

OpenStack Swift as backend for Git

The fine folks at Enovance have written about the advantages of using Swift as backend for Git. In a recent blog post they gave also some details about what happens in Git (server side) when a client pushes or fetches objects. They’ve now shared more operational details on how to handle Swift as a backend to store repositories.

Tips ‘n Tricks

By Andreas Jaeger: Python Virtualenv awesomeness – and developing openstack-doc-tools and Setting up gating in the OpenStack intrastructure

Upcoming Events

Security Advisories and Security Notes

Reports from Previous Events

Other News

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Welcome New Reviewers and Developers

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Xav Paice Tapan
Donald Stufft Ralf Haferkamp
Zhang Yang Ken Pepple
Eli Klein Jerry Johnson
Gregory Haynes Gregory Haynes
Aaron Weitekamp Eric Brown
JiaHao Li Balazs Gibizer
tinytmy Trevor McKay
LeileiZhou Svetlana Dobogoeva
Joel Friedly Paul Nelson
Enol Fernández Mike Spreitzer
Maxim Kulkin John Speidel
Dima Shulyak IWAMOTO Toshihiro
lizheming Evgeny Fedoruk
Andrew Lazarev
Yuanhui Liu
Kaitlin Farr
Ronelle Landy
Matthew Fischer
Dieter P

Latest Activity In Projects

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OpenStack Reactions

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OpenStack Community Weekly Newsletter (Jan 10 – 17)

Election Results for Individual and Gold Directors

Each January two of the Foundation member classes hold elections to determine their Board representatives for 2014. The Gold Members held their election on January 6th-7th while Individual Members elected their Directors between Jan 12th-17th.

Today the 2014 election of Individual Directors has closed and the official results are in. The elected and appointed directors will be seated at the next board meeting, at 12:00pm PST on January 30th. Thank you to everyone who participated in this year’s Individual Director election and congratulations to our new and returning directors. The composition of the board is on OpenStack blog.

Atlanta Summit – Call for Speakers Open + Sponsor & Registration Info

Marching rapidly to our next big gathering: the OpenStack Summit will be held in Atlanta, Georgia May 12-16, 2014. The official page for Atlanta contains the latest announcements. The Summit is a five-day conference for OpenStack contributors, enterprise users, service providers, application developers and ecosystem members.  Attendees can expect visionary keynote speakers, 200+ breakout sessions, hands-on workshops, collaborative design sessions and lots of networking. Keynote sessions will take place Monday and Tuesday, the main conference will run Monday – Thursday. The Design Summit, a special track for active technical contributors to plan the next software release, will run Tuesday – Friday.

Where to ask question and find help OPW Experience with OpenStack Part 1

One of our awesome intern from the Outreach Program for Women (OPW) shares her experience towards solving a problem while getting stared with OpenStack.

Organizing a Gate Blocking Bug Fix Day – Mon Jan 27th

Developers may have noticed issues with our gate and in order to improve the situation Sean Dague proposed a Gate Blocking Bug Fix Day on Jan 27th. All developers are encouraged to focus on fixing bugs on the OpenStack CI infrastructure.

Tips ‘n Tricks

Upcoming Events

Security Advisories

Reports from Previous Events

Other News

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Welcome New Reviewers and Developers

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Don Domingo Travis Tripp
Xiaolin Zhang RonenKat
Jorge L. Williams Guido Günther
Vahid Hashemian Eugeniya Kudryashova
Michael Krotscheck Ya Hong Du
Jerry Cai Thai Tran
Alexander Ignatov Khyati Sheth
Roman Rader Justin Pomeroy
Jeffrey J. Walls Doug Fish
Aditya Patawari lintan
Joris Roovers Sergey Reshetnyak
Guido Günther Cindy Lu
João Vale songqianxia
Roman Rader
Lance Bragstad
Khanh-Toan TRAN
Maithem
Dmitry Borodaenko
Nassim Babaci
Thiago da Silva
David Charles Kennedy

Latest Activity In Projects

Do you want to see at a glance the bugs filed and solved this week? Latest patches submitted for review? Check out the individual project pages on OpenStack Activity Board – Insights.

OpenStack Reactions

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Election Results for Individual and Gold Directors

Each January two of the Foundation member classes hold elections to determine their Board representatives for 2014. The Gold Members held their election on January 6th-7th while Individual Members elected their Directors between Jan 12th-17th.

Today the 2014 election of Individual Directors has closed and the official results are in. The elected and appointed directors will be seated at the next board meeting, at 12:00pm PST on January 30th. Thank you to everyone who participated in this year’s Individual Director election and congratulations to our new and returning directors. The composition of the board will be as follows:

Individual Directors

  • Tim Bell
  • Yujie Du
  • Alex Freedland
  • Rob Hirschfeld
  • Vishvananda Ishaya
  • Mark McLoughlin
  • Monty Taylor
  • Troy Toman

Gold Directors

  • Simon Anderson
  • Randy Bias
  • Tristan Goode
  • Joshua McKenty
  • Boris Renski
  • Sean Roberts
  • Imad Sousou
  • Lew Tucker

Platinum Directors

  • Alan Clark
  • Eileen Evans
  • Toby Ford
  • Chris Kemp
  • Van Lindberg
  • Todd Moore
  • Brian Stevens
  • John Zannos

OpenStack Community Weekly Newsletter (Jan 3 – 10)

How are we picking the OpenStack DefCore “must pass” tests?

WARNING LABEL: THE FOLLOWING SELECTION CRITERIA ARE PRELIMINARY TO GET FEEDBACK AND HELP VALIDATE THE PROCESS.
As part of the DefCore work, we have the challenge of taking all the Tempest tests and figuring out which ones are the “must-pass” tests that will define core (our note pages).  We want to have a very transparent and objective process for picking the tests so we need to have well defined criteria and a selection process.

OpenStack @ FOSDEM ’14

Every year, free and open source developers from all over Europe and beyond converge in cold Brussels for a week-end of talks, hacking and beer. OpenStack will be present ! We have a number of devroom and lightning talks already scheduled.

Becoming a Core Contributor: the fast track

Anyone willing to become a better Free Software contributor is invited to attend the next session of Upstream University in advance of FOSDEM. The training starts January 30th, 2014 in the morning, at a walking distance from Grand Place in Brussels.

Organizing a Gate Blocking Bug Fix Day – Mon Jan 27th

Developers may have noticed issues with our gate and in order to improve the situation Sean Dague proposed a Gate Blocking Bug Fix Day on Jan 27th. All developers are encouraged to focus on fixing bugs on the OpenStack CI infrastructure.

Tips ‘n Tricks

Upcoming Events

Reports from previous events

Other News

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Welcome New Reviewers and Developers

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Nassim Babaci Julien Leloup
Eugeniya Kudryashova Murali Allada
Daniel Kuffner Georgy Okrokvertskhov
Le Tian Ren David Pippenger
Ildiko Vancsa Pradeep Kilambi
Bo Tang Jon Snitow
Lee Li Viswa Vutharkar
Jia Dong Vahid Hashemian
Rafael Folco
Peter Balland
reachlin
Toshiyuki Hayashi
Le Tian Ren
Jerry Cai
Ihar Hrachyshka
Christoph Kassen
Maxim Kulkin
Simon Luo
lizheming
Tim Bell
Sebastien Badia
Nithya Ganesan

Latest Activity In Projects

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OpenStack Reactions

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OpenStack Community Weekly Newsletter (Jan 3 2014)

OpenStack Documentation Wrap Up for 2013

It’s that time of the new year to reflect and look for ways to keep improving the OpenStack docs. Here’s a list of major events from 2013 in OpenStack doc-land. Anne Gentle looks at the past year in review.

OpenStack strong at LinuxConfAustralia (LCA)

A full-day miniconf on Tuesday and a bunch of talks in the main conference track:

And there’s at least one talk on third-party testing in the CI miniconf on Monday (schedule still TBD), and maybe more surprises.

Tips ‘n Tricks

Upcoming Events

Reports from previous events

Other News

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Welcome New Reviewers and Developers

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Gustavo Franklin Nobrega Gustavo Franklin Nobrega
shihanzhang shihanzhang
Igor A. Lukyanenkov Igor A. Lukyanenkov
Caleb Tennis Caleb Tennis
wanghong wanghong
Babitha Babitha
Yuanchao Sun

Latest Activity In Projects

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OpenStack Reactions

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OpenStack Community Weekly Newsletter (Dec 20 – 27)

OpenStack “J” naming poll closed

Polls closed, the OpenStack community decided: Juno will be the name of the OpenStack development cycle starting in May 2014, after the Icehouse cycle completes.

Third party testing with Turbo-Hipster

Soon you are going to see a new robot barista leaving comments on Nova code reviews. He is obsessed with espresso, that band you haven’t heard of yet, and easing the life of OpenStack operators.  Doing a large OpenStack deployment has always been hard when it came to database migrations. Running a migration requires downtime, and when you have giant datasets that downtime could be hours. To help catch these issues a new zuul worker called Turbo-Hipster will run your patchset’s migrations against copies of real databases. This will give you valuable feedback on the success of the patch, and how long it might take to migrate.

How to Upgrade an OpenStack Swift Cluster with No Downtime

OpenStack Swift deployers can upgrade from one version of Swift to the next with zero downtime for end users. This has been supported since the initial release of OpenStack Swift back in 2010.

OpenStack Project Update Webinars

To allow for broader participation, we’ve scheduled post-Summit webinars with the Project Team Leads (PTLs) to provide the latest project updates rather than schedule these tracks during the Summit. Next scheduled events:

Tuesday, January 7, 2013
7 a.m. Pacific/10 a.m. Eastern
Project team leads: Mark Washenberger, Image Service (Glance); Julien Danjou, Telemetry (Ceilometer); John Griffith, Block Storage (Cinder)
Register: http://openstack.enterthemeeting.com/m/4BC36YZQ

Thursday, January 9, 2013
Noon Pacific/3 p.m. Eastern*
Project team leads: Steve Baker, Orchestration (Heat) and David Lyle, Dashboard (Horizon)
Register: http://openstack.enterthemeeting.com/m/AXQYKMP7

Recorded session

Russell Bryant, Compute (Nova) and John Dickinson, Object Storage (Swift)

The recording of the session by Mark McClain, Networking (Neutron) and Dolph Mathews, Identity (Keystone) will be published as soon as possible.

Tips ‘n Tricks

Upcoming Events

Got Answers?

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Welcome New Reviewers and Developers

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Pentheus Jia Dong
Lee Li Yuanchao Sun
Sergey Nikitin Michael Krotscheck
Taurus Cheung JiaHao Li
Vadim Rovachev Haojie Jia
Tim Bell Bob Callaway
Stanislav Kudriashev Sergey Nikitin
Ken Perkins Dmitry Kulishenko
shihanzhang
Navid Shaikh
Jaume Devesa
Igor A. Lukyanenkov
Cedric Brandily
Feng Ju
Yanis Guenane
Mikhail Durnosvistov

Latest Activity In Projects

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OpenStack Reactions

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OpenStack Community Weekly Newsletter (Dec 13 – 20)

What Is VMware Up To With OpenStack?

As a former vSphere and now OpenStack Architect, Kenneth Hui has been following with much interest the courtship ritual that VMware has been performing with the OpenStack project.  Dan Wendlandt and the entire OpenStack Team at VMware has been busy courting the OpenStack community at various venues, including the recent OpenStack Summit.  For the Grizzly release, VMware began contributing code to integrate vSphere with OpenStack; the code contribution has steadily increased both in quantity and in scope moving into Havana and continuing into the upcoming Icehouse release. His views are based on his experience working with VMware and their products and observing their involvement in the OpenStack community (he doesn’t work at Vmware nor has any special inside knowledge).

OpenStack Project Update Webinars

To allow for broader participation, we’ve scheduled post-Summit webinars with the Project Team Leads (PTLs) to provide the latest project updates rather than schedule these tracks during the Summit. Next scheduled events:

Tuesday, January 7, 2013
7 a.m. Pacific/10 a.m. Eastern
Project team leads: Mark Washenberger, Image Service (Glance); Julien Danjou, Telemetry (Ceilometer); John Griffith, Block Storage (Cinder)
Register: http://openstack.enterthemeeting.com/m/4BC36YZQ

Thursday, January 9, 2013
Noon Pacific/3 p.m. Eastern*
Project team leads: Steve Baker, Orchestration (Heat) and David Lyle, Dashboard (Horizon)
Register: http://openstack.enterthemeeting.com/m/AXQYKMP7

Recorded session

Russell Bryant, Compute (Nova) and John Dickinson, Object Storage (Swift)

The recording of the session by Mark McClain, Networking (Neutron) and Dolph Mathews, Identity (Keystone) will be published as soon as possible.

Tips ‘n Tricks

Upcoming Events

Reports from previous events

Security Advisories and Notes

Other News

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Welcome New Reviewers and Developers

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Kiyoung Jung Matthew Macdonald-Wallace
Rodney Beede Mellanox External Testing
Robert C. Barth Ildiko Vancsa
Liz Blanchard Du Yujie
anusha rayani Dave Cahill
Matthew Fischer Dan Genin
Matt Fischer Zhang Jinnan
Cindy Pallares Qiming Teng
Bruce R. Montague Neutron Ryu
Nathan Kinder Devdatta
Dmitry Borodaenko Alexander Chudnovets
Malini Kamalambal Tail-f NCS Jenkins
Bob Callaway Ioram Schechtman Sette
Dmitri Krasnenko
Thomas Bechtold
Matthew D. Wood
Daniel Gollub
Andy Dugas
Matt Kassawara
Vijay Kumar Venkatachalam
Vitaliy Kolosov
Jeremy Salsman

Latest Activity In Projects

Do you want to see at a glance the bugs filed and solved this week? Latest patches submitted for review? Check out the individual project pages on OpenStack Activity Board – Insights.

OpenStack Reactions

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OpenStack Community Weekly Newsletter (Dec 6 – 13)

PTL Project Update Webinars Start Next Week

To allow for broader participation, we’ve scheduled post-Summit webinars with the Project Team Leads (PTLs) to provide the latest project updates rather than schedule these tracks during the Summit. We’ll be trying out this new format starting next week. Join us Tuesday and Thursday at 7 a.m. Pacific/10 a.m. Eastern to discuss Neutron, Keystone, Nova, and Swift. Then we’ll take a break for the holidays and finish off with the remaining OpenStack projects finishing January 9. More details will be available Monday, check the blog for sign-up links. If you miss these events, they will be recorded and the recording links shared in a future update.

It’s Summer Internship Time in the Southern Hemisphere!

Since it’s summertime in the southern hemisphere, we can now announce our next round of Outreach Program for Women internships! We have four interns and four mentors this time around. Many thanks to HP, the OpenStack Foundation, and Rackspace for funding our four. HP also stepped in this round and made it possible for more of the nine participating organizations to select interns, including OpenStack. Plus, Red Hat developers are mentoring our interns. Anne Gentle asked each intern, what do you see when you look above your screen? Find out on the blog post!

Release of OpenStack Object Storage (Swift) 1.11.0

The team released the new version of OpenStack Object Storage service: 26 developers worked on it, 5 are new contributors. Lots of changes. Congratulations to the team.

Week-end project: Gerrit-powered meetings agenda

If anyone is looking for a limited-scope infra project to get more familiar with OpenStack Infra, Thierry suggested to develop a new tool to help manage the OpenStack Meetings calendar. Currently people modify a wiki page and some other people are subscribed to page changes and manually reflect them in a Google Calendar, which can be downloaded/imported as .ics. This is extremely error-prone and quite time-consuming.

Tips ‘n Tricks

Upcoming Events

Reports from previous events

Security Advisories and Notes

Other News

Got Answers?

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Welcome New Reviewers and Developers

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nilakhya Stephen Sugden
Verónica Musso Gabriel Pettier
Sergey Slipushenko wanghong
Mikhail Durnosvistov sebastian marcet
Matt Ray Torbjorn Tornkvist
Greg Hill Ryo Miki
Dan Genin Mark
Ryo Miki Itsuro Oda
Rhys Oxenham Irena Berezovsky
Pranesh Steve Kowalik
Matthew Oliver Shree Duth Awasthi
Matt Kassawara Rhys Oxenham
Mark T. Voelker Florent Flament
Anton Donald Dugger
Max Rydahl Andersen Dima Shulyak
Ivan Kolodyazhny Andrey Kurilin
Kei YAMAZAKI ruichen
jichencom koofoss
Thomas Stenberg Terry Tata
Geronimo Orozco Stanislav Kudriashev
Andrey Kurilin Paul McMillan
Shree Duth Awasthi Mike Scherbakov
Jaroslav Henner Matthew Mosesohn
Andy Dugas Geronimo Orozco
sebastian marcet Eiichi Aikawa
Saranya Pandian David Koo
Cristian A Sanchez Anton
Everett Toews
Ed Bak
Dylan Yu
Daniel Kuffner
Ana Krivokapić
Jianyong Chen
Max Rydahl Andersen
Sergey Slipushenko
Rodney Beede
Peter Hamilton
Pentheus
Don Talton
David Wittman
Andrew Woodward
Ken Giusti
Guilherme Birk

Latest Activity In Projects

Do you want to see at a glance the bugs filed and solved this week? Latest patches submitted for review? Check out the individual project pages on OpenStack Activity Board – Insights.

OpenStack Reactions

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OpenStack Community Weekly Newsletter (Nov 29 – Dec 6)

Wrapping up the OpenStack Travel Support Program – Icehouse

The OpenStack Foundation brought 18 people to Hong Kong thanks to the grants offered by the first edition of the Travel Support Program, sponsored by Intel. The Travel Support Program is based on the promise of Open Design and its aim is to facilitate participation of key contributors to the OpenStack Design Summit. The program aims at covering costs for travel and accommodation for key contributors to the OpenStack project to join the community at the Summits.

Adopt an operator?

Lorin Hochstein made what he calls “a modest proposal”: a program to pair up individual OpenStack developers with OpenStack operators to encourage better information flow from ops to devs. Sounds intriguing, it may be a way to try tightening the gap between developers and users of OpenStack. Another proposal trying to address the same issue was sent to the User Committee mailing list. What do you think?

Vmware Workstation / Fusion / Player Nova driver

The fine folks at Cloudbase are heavily using VMware Workstation and Fusion for development, demos and PoCs. They have replaced their automation scripts with a fully functional Nova driver and use OpenStack APIs and Heat for the automation. They published the results of their work as a Nova driver on github.com.

Tips ‘n Tricks

Upcoming Events

Other News

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Welcome New Reviewers and Developers

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wangchy Valeriy Ponomaryov
Ed Bak Vadim Rovachev
Valeriy Ponomaryov Shalini khandelwal
Ramon Acedo Richard Lee
Rafael Folco Pavlo Shchelokovskyy
Jaroslav Henner Debasish Chowdhury
Tristan Cacqueray tshirtman
Shilla Saebi Sergey Kolekonov
Nadya Privalova Ravi Kumar Pasumarthy
Dylan Yu Guilherme Birk
Andrei Ostapenko Jay Dobies
koofoss David Ostrovsky
Sergio Cazzolato Bruce Benjamin
Ruslan Kamaldinov Vladan Popovic
Marios Andreou Scott Adkins
Ilya Tyaptin Joris Roovers
Andres Buraschi Shawhin Tech
Abhishek Chanda Abhishek Chanda
Juan Manuel Ollé

Latest Activity In Projects

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OpenStack Reactions

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When my patch gets positive reviews

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