OpenStack Community Weekly Newsletter (Dec 13 – 20)

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The Way Forward The OpenStack project structure has been under heavy discussion over the past months. There was a long email thread, a lot of opinionated blogposts, a cross-project design summit session in Paris, and various strawmen proposed to our governance repository. Based on all that input, the OpenStack Technical Committee worked on a clear… Read more »

OpenStack Community Weekly Newsletter (Dec 6 – 13)

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OpenStack DefCore Enters Execution Phase. Help! OpenStack DefCore Committee has established the principles and first artifacts required for vendors using the OpenStack trademark. Over the next release cycle, we will be applying these to the Icehouse and Juno releases. Rob will be doing two sessions about DefCore next week (will be recorded): Tues Dec 16… Read more »

Ask OpenStack passes 10,000 questions

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Recently, our Q&A site, Ask OpenStack passed an important milestone – more than 10,000 questions. Since it was launched by community manager Stefano Maffulli with the help of our tame AskBot developer Evgeny Fadeev early last year, we’ve had great support from our entire community – users and vendor support staff alike getting on there… Read more »

OpenStack Community Weekly Newsletter (Nov 28 – Dec 6)

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December 2014 OpenStack Infrastructure User Manual Sprint During this week the Infrastructure team released a significant milestone for the Infrastructure User Manual. The manual consolidates documentation for Developers, Core Reviewers and Project Drivers, which was spread across wiki pages, project-specific documentation files and general institutional knowledge. The manual is starting to look great and a… Read more »

Studying Midcycle Sprints and Meetings

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Hard to believe that we gathered in Paris just a month ago for the Design Summit. I’m still snacking on the chocolate and cheese from that fine place. Since the Summit we’ve had questions and posts about midcycle meeting planning, so I started gathering information from the various teams and we discussed at a recent… Read more »

OpenStack Community Weekly Newsletter (Post Paris)

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How Operators Can Get Involved in Kilo #OpenStackSummit Maish Saidel-Keesing participated in the Ops Summit: How to get involved in Kilo, and shared his notes from those sessions. Development Reports from Summit What’s coming in Kilo for Glance, Zaqar and Oslo? OpenStack SDK Post-Summit Update Horizon topics during Kilo development summit Sahara updates in the… Read more »

OpenStack Upstream Training in Japan

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While we’re completing the training sessions in Paris, I’m glad to share the results of the Upstream Training in Japan on Oct.10-11 in Tokyo. The training session was organized by the Japanese user group with 19 people attending from 11 different Japanese companies and organizations and 7 mentors helping them. There are a lot more… Read more »

2014 Summer of Interns at OpenStack

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OpenStack has been a regular participant in community-led internship programs, such as the FOSS Outreach Program and for the first time this year, the Google Summer of Code. Our wonderful mentors and coordinators have made it possible for OpenStack to have some great interns over the (northern hemisphere) summer. Julie Pichon has helped collect thoughts… Read more »