OpenStack Community Weekly Newsletter (Oct 26-Nov 2)

Highlights of the week

Videos of OpenStack Summit Fall 2012 published

The Summit was packed with amazing content, including user stories from Cisco WebEx, Living Social and CERN, 100+ developer working sessions and two full days of workshops. We now have more than 80 videos ready to view from the keynotes and breakout presentations:

What did you like and how would you improve the OpenStack Summit?

We’re working hard to make each Summit better than the last. Please help us by taking this quick survey about your experience in San Diego by Friday, November 9.


Born from a personal itch by Márton Kiss, he contributed a central place where to find informations about existing projects of wider OpenStack ecosystem.

CloudEnvy – vagrant for OpenStack

What’s CloudEnvy? Joe Heck says it is “the most interesting illustration of CloudEnvy is using it to spin up an instance in a cloud, and then run devstack in that instance.”

EMEA OpenStack Day: Call For Speakers & Prospectus For Sponsors

EMEA OpenStack Day is happening Wednesday, December 5, 2012 in London. You can find out more details about the event on the OpenStack Day EventBrite page. Nominations are open for speaker presentations. The deadline for speaker submissions is November 9, 2012. The sponsor prospectus is now available online. There are five available event sponsor packages.

Multifactor Auth and Keystone

The topic of how to enforce multifactor authentication with Keystone tokens came up often during the Design Summit in San Diego. Adam Young wrote a summary of the discussions. Link to the blueprint.

PKI tokens and Horizon

With PKI, tokens have gone from 40 byte to 3000.  This plus additional payload in Horizon means that they no longer fit inside an HTTP cookie.  How do we deal with this?

Tips and tricks

Upcoming Events

Other news

Welcome new contributors

Celebrating the first patches submitted this month by:

Melanie Witt, Yahoo!

  • Matthias Runge, RedHat
  • long-wang, CS2C
  • Rainya Mosher, Rackspace
  • James Page, Ubuntu
  • Pedro Navarro Perez,
  • Gerardo Porras, Yahoo!
  • Guang-yee, HP
  • Davanum Srinivas
  • Sathish Nagappan, Nebula
  • galstrom21, Rackspace
  • David Kang, ISI
  • Andrea Rosa, HP
  • jking-6, Internap
  • sathish-nagappan, Nebula
  • Alex Handle
  • Dan Radez, RedHat
  • Michael H Wilson
  • Jolyon Brown
  • Derrick J. Wippler
  • boden, IBM

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