Latest Technical Committee Updates

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The OpenStack Technical Committee meets weekly to work through requests for incubation, to review technical issues happening in currently integrated projects, and to represent the technical contributors to OpenStack. We have about a month remaining with our current crew and elections coming soon. What have we been up to? Here’s an overview of current activities…. Read more »

OpenStack Community Weekly Newsletter (Aug 22 – 29)

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The results are in – Manila is an OpenStack incubated project! OpenStack Technical Committee voted Manila into official incubation status. The TC formally accepted the creation of shared file systems program, as well as the incubation of the Manila project. OpenStack as Layers Sean Dague has a good suggestion for representing OpenStack’s pieces and how… Read more »

OpenStack Community Events in September

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If you want to hear some great content before the OpenStack Summit in Paris this November, attend one of these OpenStack Community events being held around the world. Join fellow community members, learn from user stories and hear directly from industry leaders. Hurry, registration deadlines are quickly approaching! OpenStack Silicon Valley | An OpenStack Community… Read more »

OpenStack Community Weekly Newsletter (Aug 15 – 22)

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Call for Proposals: Open Source Ecosystem Design Sessions at the Paris Summit We’re continuing the Open Source Ecosystem Design Sessions at the OpenStack Summit Paris (Nov 3-7, 2014). It’s an opportunity to foster the projects and communities that don’t fall under the umbrella of the OpenStack Foundation, but are actively being used and developed within… Read more »

OpenStack Community Weekly Newsletter (Aug 8 – 15)

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Patchwork Onion delivers stability & innovation: the graphics that explains how we determine OpenStack Core The OpenStack board, through the DefCore committee, has been working to define “core” for commercial users using a combination of minimum required capabilities (APIs) and code (Designated Sections).  These minimums are decided on a per project basis so it can… Read more »

OpenStack Community Weekly Newsletter (Aug 1 – 8)

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OpenStack and NUMA placement Nonuniform memory access (NUMA) is a memory architecture that provides different access times depending on which processor is being used. This is a useful feature for improving the performance of virtualized guests. Guests can be optimized to use specific NUMA nodes when provisioning resources. On most modern hardware, one can specify… Read more »

OpenStack Community Weekly Newsletter (July 25 – Aug 1)

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Brace yourself, DevStack Ceph is here! It’s already a legend: after 7 months and 42(fortytwo) patch sets, Sebastien Han’s patch got merged into DevStack. The patch configures things to bootstrap a Ceph cluster and then configure the OpenStack services Glance, Cinder, Cinder backup and Nova. A toast to Sebastien’s persistence and to all Devstack maintainers… Read more »

Upcoming Industry Events

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The second half of 2014 is underway, and there are some great industry events around the world coming up on the calendar. The Global Events Calendar is the primary resource to know what events are approaching. It is fully editable, so you can update the following criteria: If your organization is attending, sponsoring or exhibiting (COLUMN… Read more »

OpenStack Community Weekly Newsletter (July 18 – 25)

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How to Effectively Contribute to An Open Source Project Such As OpenStack Neutron As Neutron’s Tech Lead (PTL), Kyle Mestery has been mostly heads down working to ensure the Neutron project has a successful Juno release. Increasingly, and especially near OpenStack Juno milestone deadlines, he’s forced to make hard choices and start turning new features… Read more »