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 »

Call for Proposals Open Source @ OpenStack Summit

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UPDATE: Friday, April 18 is the deadline for submissions.  At this year’s OpenStack Summit we’re going to be offering space to Open Source projects that are important to the OpenStack community. We’re calling it Open Source @ OpenStack, and it’s an opportunity for these projects to hold small design summits with their community members. We’re… Read more »

OpenStack Upstream Training in Atlanta

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The OpenStack Foundation is delivering a training program to accelerate the speed at which new OpenStack developers are successful at integrating their own roadmap into that of the OpenStack project.  If you’re a new OpenStack contributor or plan on becoming one soon, you should sign up for the next OpenStack Upstream Training in Atlanta, May… Read more »

OpenStack at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange Group: Chicago-land Meetup

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The Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) Group hosted the Chicagoland OpenStack Meetup last night, February 20, 2014.  The night kicked off with some quick introductions from OpenStack Meetup Organizer Erik Martensen and CME Host and Senior Director Vinod Kutty. Then the crowd settled in to listen to OpenStack Cinder Core Developer Mike Perez discuss what’s new… Read more »

Reviewing how Blueprints are handled

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OpenStack Compute Tech Lead Russell Bryant has triggered an important discussion on the OpenStack Development mailing list about the process to review blueprints. The Blueprints wiki page currently assigns to Project Tech Leads the task of assigning priority to the blueprints and Russell is suggesting that a wider group of people in the community shares… Read more »

The Growing Diversity inside OpenStack Object Storage

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Of all OpenStack projects, Object Storage (also known as Swift) has always been considered mature or, in other words, a place where new things rarely happen. I’ve always been looking at the Object Storage project closely and I’m happy to report a lot of exciting things are happening in Swift, specifically around the community participation… Read more »

OpenStack Launches Training Marketplace

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Today the OpenStack Foundation has launched a new Training Marketplace, making it easier to discover and participate in training courses offered by technology providers in the OpenStack ecosystem. Aptira, hastexo, The Linux Foundation, Mirantis, Morphlabs, Piston, Rackspace, Red Hat, SUSE and SwiftStack are the first companies to have courses available in the Marketplace, with the goal of growing the OpenStack talent pool and accelerating… Read more »

Infrastructure Bootcamp

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Recently the Project Infrastructure team hosted a two-day “bootcamp” for people who are interested in contributing to the Project Infrastructure.  The OpenStack project is so large, and continuing to grow, that creating and operating the developer infrastructure for the project itself is a unique challenge.  Because OpenStack receives code contributions from more than 600 developers… Read more »