OpenStack Community Weekly Newsletter (Feb 6 – 13)

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OpenStack crowns “Liberty” its next release name OpenStack’s next release will be called Liberty. While you might be thinking of the word liberty in terms of “freedom” (as in free beer or other things), the name comes from a village in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan. Introducing PoshStack, the PowerShell client for OpenStack OpenStack SDKs… Read more »

OpenStack Community Weekly Newsletter (Jan 30 – Feb 6)

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OpenStack “L” naming poll We’d like your help again in selecting the right name for the development cycle and release coming after “Kilo”. Our next summit will happen in Vancouver, BC (Canada) in May. L candidate names were proposed, selected and checked for various issues… leaving 4 candidates on the final public poll. Please take… Read more »

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 »

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 »

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 »