OpenStack Community Weekly Newsletter (May 2 – 23)

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Taking Stock of OpenStack’s Rapid Growth With another successful OpenStack Summit in the books, Jonathan Bryce reflects on three big areas of maturity that are rapidly emerging for the project: user maturity, software maturity and a focus on cloud operations. OpenStack Superuser Superuser is a new online publication dedicated to the experiences of individuals who… Read more »

OpenStack Upstream Training in Atlanta A Big Success

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The first edition of OpenStack Upstream Training completed today in Atlanta: the class made of software developers from around the world, started learning technical and social convention of one of the largest open source collaboration project. During the first day, twenty people picked a real bug or feature to work on, got their development environment… Read more »

OpenStack Community Weekly Newsletter (Apr 25 – May 2)

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DefCore Core Capabilities Selection Criteria SIMPLIFIED -> how we are picking Core Rob Hirschfeld summarizes the status of discussions within OpenStack community of what is ‘Openstack’. The effort is now summarized in a diagram showing the 12 criterias grouped in 4 main categories. Better go read Rob’s post, it’ll all make sense. Announcing the O’Reilly… Read more »

Announcing the O’Reilly OpenStack Operations Guide

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Er, what’s this? An O’Reilly OpenStack Operations Guide offered side-by-side with the continuously-published OpenStack Operations Guide? Yes, your eyes do not deceive you, O’Reilly has completed the production of the OpenStack Operations Guide: Set Up and Manage Your OpenStack Cloud. You can get your bits-n-bytes copy at or order a dead-tree version on the… Read more »

OpenStack gets lots of students this summer

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The selection’s results are in and OpenStack is adding 10 new people working on our awesome project. Please join me and welcome students from Google Summer of Code and Outreach Program for Women: Artem Shepelev Kumar Rishabh Manishanker Talusani Masaru Nomura Prashanth Raghu Tzanetos Balitsaris Victoria Martínez de la Cruz Virginia Gresham Ana Malagon Nataliia… Read more »

OpenStack Community Weekly Newsletter (Apr 11 – 18)

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OpenStack Icehouse is here OpenStack Icehouse, the ninth release of the open source software for building public, private, and hybrid clouds, has nearly 350 new features to support software development, managing data and application infrastructure at scale. The OpenStack community continues to attract the best developers and experts in their disciplines with 1,202 individuals employed… Read more »

OpenStack Community Weekly Newsletter (Apr 4 – 11)

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Take the OpenStack User Survey and Change the (OpenStack) World Still a few more hours to fill in the OpenStack User Survey. Heartbleed The bug discovered affecting OpenSSL and “breaking” internet doesn’t directly touch OpenStack but can lead to OpenStack compromise. The width of the problem discovered this week is extremely wide though and I… Read more »