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 »

OpenStack Community Weekly Newsletter (Oct 10 – 17)

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OpenStack Juno is here! OpenStack Juno, the tenth release of the open source software for building public, private, and hybrid clouds has 342 new features to support software development, big data analysis and application infrastructure at scale. The OpenStack community continues to attract the best developers and experts in their disciplines with 1,419 individuals employed… Read more »

OpenStack Community Weekly Newsletter (Sep 19 – 26)

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How is your OpenStack team organized? I’ve been collecting a lot of good insights talking to directors and managers about how their companies are organized to contribute to OpenStack. For geographic reasons I have mostly gathered comments from people between San Francisco and Silicon Valley and I’d like to expand the research. Fill in this… Read more »

OpenStack Community Weekly Newsletter (Aug 1 – 8)

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OpenStack and NUMA placement Nonuniform memory access (NUMA) is a memory architecture that provides different access times depending on which processor is being used. This is a useful feature for improving the performance of virtualized guests. Guests can be optimized to use specific NUMA nodes when provisioning resources. On most modern hardware, one can specify… Read more »

OpenStack Community Weekly Newsletter (July 18 – 25)

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How to Effectively Contribute to An Open Source Project Such As OpenStack Neutron As Neutron’s Tech Lead (PTL), Kyle Mestery has been mostly heads down working to ensure the Neutron project has a successful Juno release. Increasingly, and especially near OpenStack Juno milestone deadlines, he’s forced to make hard choices and start turning new features… Read more »

OpenStack Community Weekly Newsletter (June 27 – July 4)

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OpenStack Turns 4 – It’s Time to Celebrate the Community! 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… Read more »

OpenStack Community Weekly Newsletter (June 20 – 27)

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OpenStack Technical Committee Update (June 25) The TC is busy discussing OpenStack Glance‘s mission, evolving from cataloging and serving Nova disk images to cataloging and serving other artifacts consumed by other OpenStack services, like for example Heat templates. This scope evolution has been under discussion at the last two meetings. Read the other things that… Read more »