OpenStack Foundation Staffing News

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The OpenStack community continues to grow, and the OpenStack Foundation has been hiring to help support many exciting new initiatives and activities as we drive cloud innovation, adoption, and interoperability. New hires in 2015 include: Wes Wilson, Lead Designer, joined late January and has been working on Todd Morey’s team to help build out OpenStack.org… Read more »

Google bringing container expertise to OpenStack

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Google runs one of the world’s largest and most sophisticated automated infrastructures, pioneering new paradigms in cloud computing with containers (launching 2 billion a week), while sharing their work in the open with innovative open source projects like Kubernetes.   That’s why I’m so excited to announce that Google is sponsoring the OpenStack Foundation, underscoring… Read more »

Writing Your First OpenStack Application

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Ever thought about what it takes to write a scalable cloud application using an OpenStack SDK? Thanks to a small team’s heroic effort, there’s now a guide for that! Christian Berendt (B1 Systems), Sean Collins (Mirantis), James Dempsey (Catalyst IT) and Tom Fifield gathered in Taipei, with Nick Chase live via video link, to produce… Read more »

5 years of OpenStack – it’s time to celebrate the community!

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OpenStack celebrates its 5th birthday July 19, and we’re celebrating with the entire OpenStack community during July! Cloud interoperability and support for developer productivity have been focuses for the OpenStack project this year, and none of it would be possible without the quickly growing OpenStack community. There are now more than 80 global user groups and 27,300… Read more »

2015 OpenStack T-Shirt Design Contest

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It’s that time of year again and we’re looking for a new design to grace OpenStack’s T-Shirts. Here’s your chance to show us your creative talent and submit an original design for our 2015 OpenStack T-shirt Design Contest! If you’d like to participate simply send a sketch of your design to [email protected] Deadline: April 17, 2015 The… Read more »

Vancouver Summit Sponsorships Now Available

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If you are interested in sponsoring the May 2015 OpenStack Summit in Vancouver – the electronic contract is now available for signature HERE. Before signing the Summit contract you must first sign the Master Event Sponsorship Agreement. If you’ve previously sponsored the Portland, Hong Kong, Atlanta or Paris Summits then you’ve already completed this step. Please fully… Read more »

FOSDEM 2015: Where you can learn more about OpenStack

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FOSDEM 2015 is this weekend, 31 January & 1 February in Brussels. There are several OpenStack sessions on the schedule from different community members, as well as an OpenStack booth staffed by volunteers. If you are attending, here is a list of sessions from different members of the OpenStack community including a session from Release Cycle… Read more »

Women of OpenStack Working Session Update

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In Paris, we added a new Women of OpenStack blueprint working session which gave our group the added opportunity to affect positive change for the Women of OpenStack. The goal of the blueprint session was to discuss the Women of OpenStack’s charter and outline our top priorities for the next 6 months. Much of our discussion… Read more »

2015 OpenStack Foundation Events Plan and Calls for Papers Available

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The 2015 events plan is now available on the Global Events Calendar wiki.  The detailed spreadsheet covers industry events, Summits (dates and locations), as well as regional OpenStack Days organized by the community.  If you’re interested in sponsoring or speaking at a planned OpenStack Day, please contact the contact listed in the spreadsheet.  If you… Read more »