OpenStack Community Weekly Newsletter (Jan 9 – 16)

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2015 Election Results Thank you to everyone who voted in this year’s election. We reached quorum and passed the three bylaws amendments. We also reached quorum in electing eight Individual Directors to the 2015 OpenStack Board of Directors. And the winner is…. Individual Directors Tim Bell Russell Bryant Alex Freedland Rob Hirschfeld Vishvananda Ishaya Kavit… Read more »

Why all OpenStack Foundation Individual Members should vote now

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HOW TO VOTE: If you are an eligible voter, you should have received an email with the subject “OpenStack Foundation – 2015 Individual Director Election”from [email protected] This email includes your unique voting link. If you did not receive an email, please contact [email protected] If you are an active member of the OpenStack Foundation, you should have received an email in… Read more »

OpenStack Community Weekly Newsletter (Week 1, 2015)

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Happy 2015! “First App” Tutorial for OpenStack OpenStack needs something like the tutorial “Writing your first Django app”. We’re looking for volunteers to flesh out ideas on what this tutorial would look like for OpenStack and how it would work. Particularly we need to think about the kinds of example applications we should go with…. Read more »

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 »