Lessons, Learning, and Long Views for Internship Programs

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In January 2013 the OpenStack project welcomed aboard three interns and excitedly assigned them to work on fairly complex projects in our first attempt at an organized project-level internship program. The OpenStack Foundation participated as one of the organizations with the GNOME Outreach Program for Women and learned quite a few lessons during the six… Read more »

New Foundation Gold Members & Corporate Sponsors

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The OpenStack Foundation was thrilled to add two new Gold Members and 13 corporate sponsors so far this year to the already impressive list of companies who are supporting the Foundation and driving innovation on the platform.    Ericsson and Juniper Networks won the OpenStack Board’s approval at the April board meeting and joined the Foundation as Gold members.  To… Read more »

Discussions at Breakfast with the Board – OpenStack April 2013 Summit

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It is an exciting time to be part of the OpenStack community.  It was a great conference with lots of momentum around OpenStack.  The speed and growth of the community is amazing. Tuesday morning during the Summit, we continued the tradition of Breakfast With The Board (BwtB).  We wish to thank all who participated.  As board members we very much appreciated your comments of… Read more »

Introducing the OpenStack Activity Board

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I am pleased to announce that a beta release of the OpenStack Activity Board (beta) is now live. The development Activity Board announced few months ago provides a visual overview of all the OpenStack public activity of community members across multiple dimensions: contributors and organizations, projects and tools. From a single interface, you can easily… Read more »

OpenStack Outreach Program for Women Accepting Candidates

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OpenStack provides open source software for building public and private clouds. We are constantly moving and growing and very excited to invite newcomers to our community. To this end, the OpenStack Foundation has joined the GNOME Outreach Program for Women. The Women in OpenStack group has already found some mentors for the program and ideas… Read more »

How Sina Contributes to OpenStack

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OpenStack launches a new release every 6 months. Essex was released 6 months ago, and Folsom came out on September 27. Every release  is followed by a third-party report on the individual and corporate contributions. In this article,  I’d like to talk about how we Sina OpenStack dev team, as an important corporate contributor in OpenStack… Read more »

Starter docs and articles

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I wanted to send a note out to discuss the growth of all the starter docs and “articles” on a particular topic. Thanks all who are sending these as links to the mailing list or tweeting ‘em. We are listening. The doc team has been discussing ways to ensure we help people find what they… Read more »