The All New OpenStack Travel Support Program

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The OpenStack Foundation announces the availability of travel grants under the OpenStack Travel Support Program. The program’s aim is to facilitate participation of key contributors to the OpenStack Design Summit covering costs for travel and accommodation. The Travel Support Program is based on the promise of Open Design, one of the founding principles upon which… Read more »

Who’s growing the OpenStack Pie?

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The OpenStack community is nearing 10,000 members in nearly 100 countries, with foundation support by more than 200 companies. Wondering who all those people are and what they’re doing? We did too. That’s why today we are announcing the release of our latest open source tool, Stackalytics.com. Statistics are critical to turning data into information,… 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 »

OpenStack Summit: Day 1

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The OpenStack Summit started in San Diego today. Mark Collier announced during the kickoff meeting that there are over 1,300 people registered at the conference. As a result, lines for lunch were a bit slower than we wished. We’re coordinating solutions with the hotel to improve the situation. There will be also more power strips… Read more »

OpenStack Governance Elections Autumn 2012 Results

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The OpenStack community has elected the Project Technical Leads. Here are the winners: NOVA Project Technical Lead (1 position) Winner: Vish Ishaya (only candidate) KEYSTONE Project Technical Lead (1 position) Winner: Joe Heck (only candidate) HORIZON Project Technical Lead (1 position) Winner: Gabriel Hurley  (only candidate) SWIFT Project Technical Lead (1 position) Winner: John Dickinson (only… Read more »

Join The OpenStack Foundation

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We’re excited to announce that we’ve reached a huge milestone in the process to establish the OpenStack Foundation.  Individual Members can now join and begin making important contributions like nominating board members: http://openstack.org/join  (It’s free!) Thanks to the hard work of the drafting committee (led by the amazing Alice King), we now have a complete set… Read more »

OpenStack Governance Elections Spring 2012 Results

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The OpenStack community has elected the Project Technical Leads and two members of the Project Policy Board. Here are the winners: NOVA Project Technical Lead (1 position) Official poll results http://www.cs.cornell.edu/w8/~andru/cgi-perl/civs/control.pl?id=E_db67df60654f6c8e&key=83b8ba2aeca3c8fd&akey=f52079a1711dd46e Winner: Vish Ishaya http://wiki.openstack.org/Governance/ElectionsSpring2012/Vishvananda_Ishaya KEYSTONE Project Technical Lead (1 position) Official poll results http://www.cs.cornell.edu/w8/~andru/cgi-perl/civs/control.pl?id=E_b16565f593d90e7a&key=6aa1fc41112e0ab9&akey=832fde7cb1ac9844 Winner: Joe Heck http://wiki.openstack.org/Governance/ElectionsSpring2012/Joe_Heck HORIZON Project Technical Lead (1 position)… Read more »

OpenStack Governance Elections Spring 2012: Action Item For All Candidates

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The OpenStack community is electing its Project Technical Leads and two members of the Project Policy Board. Details are at http://www.openstack.org/blog/2012/02/openstack-governance-elections-spring-2012/. On February 26 the nominations will close and the voting process will start on February 28 and finish on March 3rd. The list of nominees is at http://etherpad.openstack.org/Spring2012-Nominees. It’s still open. You must register… Read more »