OpenStack Community Weekly Newsletter (Apr 3 – 10)

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Making your list and checking it twice for the OpenStack Vancouver Summit Emily Hugenbruch shared her pre-summit checklists: great tips there. OVN and OpenStack Integration Development Update The Open vSwitch project announced the OVN effort back in January and Russell Bryant started to look into it. He reports about OVN, calling it “a promising open… Read more »

OpenStack Community Weekly Newsletter (Mar 27 – Apr 3)

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Game changer: inside Adobe’s new Marketing Cloud architecture The Adobe Marketing Cloud powers software-as-a-service marketing for outfits such as the Los Angeles Kings, eBags and Verizon Wireless. When the IT infrastructure team in Adobe’s Digital Marketing group realized it was time for an evolutionary revamp, it turned to OpenStack and VMware to up its game…. Read more »

OpenStack Community Weekly Newsletter (Mar 20 – 27)

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OpenStack DefCore Process Draft Posted for Review [major milestone] OpenStack DefCore Committee is looking for community feedback about the proposed DefCore Process. March has been a month for OpenStack DefCore milestones. At the March Board meeting, the first official DefCore Guideline (called DefCore 2015.03) was approved. And the first DefCore Process draft is ready to… Read more »

OpenStack Community Weekly Newsletter (Mar 13 – 20)

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Feature freeze + Kilo-3 development milestone available We just hit Feature Freeze, so please do not approve changes that add features or new configuration options unless those have been granted a feature freeze exception. This is also String Freeze, so you should avoid changing translatable strings. If you have to modify a translatable string, you… Read more »

OpenStack Community Weekly Newsletter (Feb 20 – 27)

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OpenStack DefCore Accelerates & Simplifies with Clear and Timely Guidelines [Feedback?] Last week, the OpenStack DefCore committee rolled up our collective sleeves and got to work in a serious way. We had a in-person meeting with great turn out with 5 board members, Foundation executives/staff and good community engagement. TL;DR > We think DefCore deliverables… Read more »

OpenStack Community Weekly Newsletter (Feb 13 – 20)

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OpenStack Technical Committee Update: Project Reform Progress Over the last few months, the Technical Committee has been discussing plans to dissolve the binary concept of the integrated release and adapt our projects structure to the future needs of collaborative development in the OpenStack community. A specification was written to describe the rationale for the reform… Read more »

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 »