OpenStack Community Weekly Newsletter (Nov 29 – Dec 6)

Wrapping up the OpenStack Travel Support Program – Icehouse

The OpenStack Foundation brought 18 people to Hong Kong thanks to the grants offered by the first edition of the Travel Support Program, sponsored by Intel. The Travel Support Program is based on the promise of Open Design and its aim is to facilitate participation of key contributors to the OpenStack Design Summit. The program aims at covering costs for travel and accommodation for key contributors to the OpenStack project to join the community at the Summits.

Adopt an operator?

Lorin Hochstein made what he calls “a modest proposal”: a program to pair up individual OpenStack developers with OpenStack operators to encourage better information flow from ops to devs. Sounds intriguing, it may be a way to try tightening the gap between developers and users of OpenStack. Another proposal trying to address the same issue was sent to the User Committee mailing list. What do you think?

Vmware Workstation / Fusion / Player Nova driver

The fine folks at Cloudbase are heavily using VMware Workstation and Fusion for development, demos and PoCs. They have replaced their automation scripts with a fully functional Nova driver and use OpenStack APIs and Heat for the automation. They published the results of their work as a Nova driver on

Tips ‘n Tricks

Upcoming Events

Other News

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Welcome New Reviewers and Developers

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wangchy Valeriy Ponomaryov
Ed Bak Vadim Rovachev
Valeriy Ponomaryov Shalini khandelwal
Ramon Acedo Richard Lee
Rafael Folco Pavlo Shchelokovskyy
Jaroslav Henner Debasish Chowdhury
Tristan Cacqueray tshirtman
Shilla Saebi Sergey Kolekonov
Nadya Privalova Ravi Kumar Pasumarthy
Dylan Yu Guilherme Birk
Andrei Ostapenko Jay Dobies
koofoss David Ostrovsky
Sergio Cazzolato Bruce Benjamin
Ruslan Kamaldinov Vladan Popovic
Marios Andreou Scott Adkins
Ilya Tyaptin Joris Roovers
Andres Buraschi Shawhin Tech
Abhishek Chanda Abhishek Chanda
Juan Manuel Ollé

Latest Activity In Projects

Do you want to see at a glance the bugs filed and solved this week? Latest patches submitted for review? Check out the individual project pages on OpenStack Activity Board – Insights.

OpenStack Reactions

When my patch gets positive reviews

When my patch gets positive reviews

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