OpenStack Deployments Abound at Austin Meetup (12/9)

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I (Rob Hirschfeld) was very impressed by the quality of discussion at the Deployment topic meeting for Austin OpenStack Meetup (#OSATX). Of the 45ish people attending, we had representations for at least 6 different OpenStack deployments (my employeer Dell, HP, ATT, Rackspace Internal, Rackspace Cloud Builders, Opscode Chef)!  Considering the scope of those deployments (several are… Read more »

OpenStack Sydney Australia Meetup Dec 13

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Tuesday night December 13 saw the inaugural meetup of the Australian OpenStack Users Group at the Harbour View Hotel in Sydney, Australia. There was obvious enthusiasm right from the start because even though we weren’t meant to start until 6.30pm there were already about 30 people there at 6.00pm. By 7.30pm we peaked at about… Read more »

OpenStack Seattle Meetup 11/30 Notes

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We had an informal OpenStack meetup after the Opscode Summit in Seattle. This turned out to be a major open cloud gab fest! In addition to Dell OpenStack leads (Greg Althaus and Rob Hirschfeld), we had the Nova Project Technical Lead (PTL, Vish Ishaya from Rackspace, @vish), HP’s Cloud Architect (Alex Howells, @nixgeek), Opscode OpenStack… Read more »

OpenStack Events in September

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The OpenStack community has two confirmed events next month to book on your calendars (and a third in final confirmation)… Paris, France           OpenStack in Action! September 21, 2011 from 8:30 am – 5:30 pm Current Sponsors: Enovance, UShareSoft, Canonical, Rackspace, and OW2 Event Registration: https://openstackinaction.eventbrite.com/ Boston, MA      … Read more »

Some OpenStack Pictures from OSCON

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Here are a few shots of the OpenStack booth at OSCON being supported by our amazing ecosystem partners during a slow time when I could get away from the crowds to take a shot. I also took a picture of the great OpenStack cake from our birthday with the tasty cupcakes.        … Read more »

OpenStack Day in London Recap

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On Wednesday we held an OpenStack Day in London — the first for our community in Europe.  It’s very obvious we should have done this much sooner.  We never know how many people to expect at these events, and had planned for 125 or so.  In the end, about 350 people attended.  The catering held… Read more »

Community Weekly Newsletter (June 17 – 24)

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OpenStack Community Newsletter – June 24, 2011 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] Egpyt OpenStack Meeting HIGHLIGHTS “E” Release… Read more »

OpenStack Madrid Meeting 4/14/2011 Videos

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The StackOps team held an OpenStack meeting in Madrid on the 14th and posted all their videos on YouTube. I am embedding a few and encourage you to search “OpenStack Madrid” to find the rest. Please note the presentations are in Spanish.