DefCore Update: Input Request for Havana Capabilities

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As part of our community’s commitment to interoperability, the OpenStack Board of Directors has been working to make sure that “downstream” OpenStack-branded commercial products offer the same baseline functionality and include the same upstream, community-developed code. The work to define these required core capabilities and code has been led by the DefCore Committee co-chaired by… Read more »

OpenStack – A Global Perspective: Five Things we Learned at OpenStack Events Across Europe and Israel

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We say the words “global community” and “collaboration” so often they can start to lose their meaning. It’s easy to lose sight of the bigger picture, and the scale of our community far beyond name-brand users from the US or the number of Summit attendees. A few weeks ago, members of the OpenStack community organized… Read more »

Call for Speakers now OPEN – November Summit in Paris

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      The Call for Speakers is OPEN for the November OpenStack Summit in Paris!  Submit your talks here: There are a few new speaking tracks in the Summit lineup this year so please review the below list before you submit a talk. Don’t wait! The Call for Speakers will close on July 28… Read more »

OpenStack Turns 4 – It’s Time to Celebrate the Community!

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OpenStack celebrates its 4th birthday July 19, and we’re celebrating with the entire OpenStack community during July!  User maturity, software maturity and a focus on cloud software operations are rapidly emerging for OpenStack and none of it would be possible without the quickly growing OpenStack community. There are now more than 70 global user groups… Read more »

PTL Webinars: Icehouse to Juno

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It is time again for our PTL post-Summit webinar series. Come listen to the latest project updates from Icehouse to Juno. Each webinar includes 45 minutes of updates with 15 minutes of q&a. These webinars were established to reduce the number of conflicts during the Summit and allow for broader participation. Our goal is to… Read more »

Taking Stock of OpenStack’s Rapid Growth

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With another successful OpenStack Summit in the books, I wanted to take a minute to reflect on three big areas of maturity that are rapidly emerging for the project: user maturity, software maturity and a focus on cloud operations. Users Take Center Stage First, it has become increasingly clear that the number of new users… Read more »