FAQ: Evolving the OpenStack Design Summit

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As a result of community discussion, the OpenStack Foundation is evolving the format of the events it produces for the community starting in 2017. The proposal is to split the current Design Summit, which is held every six months as part of the main OpenStack Summit, into two parts: a “Forum” at the main Summit… Read more »

OpenStack Community Weekly Newsletter (Aug., 8 – 14)

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OpenStack continues to strengthen its commitment to interoperability The latest on interoperability, Neutron, RefStack and how you can shape what’s next. Jumpstart your OpenStack know-how with Upstream Training Join experts for this free, fast-track course that combines work with play. The Road to Tokyo Registration is open Discounted hotel room blocks are now available Get… Read more »

OpenStack Community Weekly Newsletter (Aug., 1 – 7)

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Inside the hive: the latest OpenStack Community Activity Report From April to June 2015, there’s been an uptick in active core reviewers. The Road to Tokyo Registration is open Travel grant deadline: August 10 Discounted hotel room blocks are now available Get your OpenStack Summit Tokyo visa in five steps Superuser Awards nominations now open Interested in being a Tokyo Summit Sponsor?… Read more »

OpenStack Community Weekly Newsletter (July 24 – 31)

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OpenStack: the platform for VMs, containers, and the next big thing Jonathan Bryce, OpenStack Foundation executive director, on the state of the stack heading into OpenStack Silicon Valley, August 26-27. 25 Years of OpenStack—Looking Back From the Future Well, here we are again. It’s 2035, and it’s time for another OpenStack anniversary post. Can you… Read more »

OpenStack Community Weekly Newsletter (July 10 – 17)

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What you need to know about Google joining OpenStack In the search for the next big thing, Google has joined the OpenStack Foundation. The Mountain View, California-based colossus announced July 16 that it has become a corporate sponsor of the Foundation. OpenStack pins down next release name: Mitaka OpenStack’s next release will be called Mitaka… Read more »

OpenStack Community Weekly Newsletter (July 3 – 10)

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Seven habits of highly effective OpenStack contributors If you want to be an awesome OpenStack contributor, there’s a formula for that. So says Adrian Otto, who should know. Otto is a distinguished architect at Rackspace, chairman of the OpenStack containers team, current project team lead (PTL) for Magnum and launched the Solum project back in… Read more »

OpenStack Community Weekly Newsletter (June 26 – July 3)

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Writing Your First OpenStack Application Ever thought about what it takes to write a scalable cloud application using an OpenStack SDK? Thanks to a small team’s heroic effort, there’s now a guide for that! Dive into Zuul – Gated commit system Zuul is software developed by the OpenStack community. It was developed as an efficient… Read more »

OpenStack Community Weekly Newsletter (June 19 – 26)

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New OpenStack component versioning Thierry Carrez explains why the Liberty-1 milestone release has some unfamiliar version numbers for familiar projects. Technical Committee Highlights June 25, 2015 A compute starter kit tag has been approved, it provides a place for a beginner who only wants to try to get a computing cloud use case started. New… Read more »