Engineering team staffing up

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I’m very pleased to welcome Mike Perez (a.k.a. thingee) to the Engineering team at the OpenStack Foundation. Within the Foundation, the Engineering team is tasked with ensuring the long-term health of the OpenStack open source development project. That includes helping in keeping the project infrastructure up and running, organizing the design summits and identifying issues… Read more »

OpenStack Training Sessions available in Tokyo

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The OpenStack Summit in Tokyo is just around the corner and we wanted to update you on some upcoming OpenStack Training and Certification classes that will take place in Tokyo around the Summit dates (October 27-30). For those of you traveling, you might want to take advantage of these offers and make the most of… Read more »

OpenStack Weekly Community Newsletter (Sept. 26 – Oct. 2)

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53 things that are new in OpenStack Liberty Another autumn, another OpenStack release.  OpenStack’s 12th release, Liberty, is due on October 15, and release candidates are already being made available.  But what can we expect from the last six months of development? App Developers: First App on OpenStack Tutorial Needs You The tutorial that guides… Read more »

OpenStack Weekly Community Newsletter (Sept.,19 – 25)

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Register for OpenStack Summit Tokyo 2015 Full access registration prices increase on 9/29 at 11:59pm PT This trove of user stories highlights what people want in OpenStack The Product Working Group recently launched a Git repository to collect requirements ranging from encrypted storage to rolling upgrades. How storage works in containers Nick Gerasimatos, senior director… Read more »

OpenStack Community Weekly Newsletter (Sept., 12 – 18)

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Running OpenStack? You have the power to influence the roadmap Complete the User Survey by September 25 Call for Outreachy Mentors  If you are a  full-time contributor, please consider sharing your time, knowledge and experience to make our community more diverse and you’ll have the opportunity to meet new talents. Ask for further directions in… Read more »

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… 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 »