OpenStack Conference and Design Summit -Day 1 Recap

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The first day of the OpenStack event in Santa Clara, CA has finally ended (at least for me) and here are some event highlights as well as some great pictures taken by various community members. Gordon Mangione of Citrix Systems talks about his keynote today – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ClGnuECnfFE Attendance – Just over 400 people attended the… Read more »

Community Weekly Newsletter (April 15 – 22)

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This weekly newsletter is a way for the community to learn about all the various activities occurring on a weekly basis. If you would like to add content to a weekly update or have an idea about this newsletter, please email [email protected] Korea OpenStack User Group Technical Seminer HIGHLIGHTS Cactus Release – http://www.openstack.org/blog/2011/04/openstack-announces-cactus-release/ Cactus Overview… Read more »

OpenStack Cactus Webinar Recording Available

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The Cactus Webinar on Thursday, April 21 at 4 pm EST recording is available: https://cc.readytalk.com/play?id=39ban4 This webinar  covered the new features implemented in the OpenStack Cactus release. Presenting these features will be the new Project Team Leads for Glance, Swift, and Nova.

Announcing Project RedDwarf – Database as a Service

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From Daniel Morris in the OpenStack developer mailing list comes a new incubation project announcement… Today Rackspace is announcing the introduction of Database as a Service (Project RedDwarf) for a possible affiliated OpenStack incubation project. To give you some background, Database as a Service is a scalable relational database service that allows users toquickly and… Read more »

Mark Collier on Facebook’s Open Compute

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Mark Collier has a detailed blog post with plenty of videos on the recent Facebook announcement of Open Compute.  The complete post is here. My favorite part… Starting today, communities like Open Compute can combined forces with other open communities like OpenStack and Cloud Foundry to get real world data on how a given workload… Read more »

OpenStack Cactus Release Webinar – UPDATE

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OpenStack Cactus Release Webinar Thursday, April 21, 4:00 pm ET The OpenStack Cactus webinar will cover new features implemented in the Cactus release of OpenStack.  Presenting these features will be the Project Technical Leads: Vish Ishaya for OpenStack Compute (Nova), John Dickinson for OpenStack Object Storage (Swift), and Jay Pipes for OpenStack Image Service (Glance). … Read more »