OpenStack at FOSDEM 2014

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FOSDEM 2014 is over and it was a great event for OpenStack in Europe. We had a booth wonderfully staffed by Association des Utilisateurs Francophones d’OpenStack, distributed lots of gratis tshirts, flyers, met hackers with lots interesting questions about using OpenStack and developing it. Thierry Carrez spoke twice, about the burgeoning OpenStack jobs market and… Read more »

Atlanta Summit – Call for Speakers Open + Sponsor & Registration Info

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The OpenStack Summit will be held in Atlanta, Georgia May 12-16, 2014. Continue to check for the latest announcements. If you have any questions regarding the Summit please contact [email protected] The Summit is a five-day conference for OpenStack contributors, enterprise users, service providers, application developers and ecosystem members.  Attendees can expect visionary keynote speakers, 200+ breakout sessions, hands-on… Read more »

OpenStack Community Pavilion at Gartner Data Center Conference

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The Gartner Data Center Conference is coming up December 9-12 in Las Vegas, and OpenStack is proud to be a sponsor alongside 35+ companies from the OpenStack ecosystem. We are excited to host the OpenStack Community Pavilion, showcasing OpenStack solutions and services from Cloud Cruiser, Mirantis, Nebula, Puppet Labs, Rackspace, SaltStack, Scalr, and SolidFire. You… Read more »

OpenStack at the Grace Hopper Conference

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I love reporting back from events where we grow our inclusive contributor base! On the Saturday after the Grace Hopper Conference, four of us ran a workshop to onboard future OpenStack contributors. Grace Hopper is a celebration of women in computing and over 4500 women attended the conference this year, showing great growth over the… Read more »

First meeting of OpenStack Venezuela

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The Venezuelan OpenStack community had its first full day meeting on August 24 in Caracas and it was a big success.  Nelson Perez, gave a general introduction to  virtualization talking about what it is, why it’s useful and finally an overview of  hypervisors.  Enrique Femin then talked about cloud computing giving general definitions, principles and… Read more »

To the first OpenStack Documentation BootCamp

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The OpenStack Docs Bootcamp offers a deep dive into the technical tools, workflows, and processes we use to create and Our goal is to give enough information that will create sustaining new core members of OpenStack Documentation. Inspired by the first successful Infrastructure BootCamp, the OpenStack Documentation BootCamp is an in-person, intensive sprint… Read more »

OpenStack Celebrates Three Years!

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OpenStack is no one person or company or idea or line of code. It derives its strength from the collective community. No matter when you joined or what role you play, you have the ability to shape the future of OpenStack and computing. In three short years since the community was established, OpenStack has truly become… Read more »

Infrastructure Bootcamp

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Recently the Project Infrastructure team hosted a two-day “bootcamp” for people who are interested in contributing to the Project Infrastructure.  The OpenStack project is so large, and continuing to grow, that creating and operating the developer infrastructure for the project itself is a unique challenge.  Because OpenStack receives code contributions from more than 600 developers… Read more »

OpenStack at FISL 2013 Brasil

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The FISL is an International Forum on Free Software that started in year 2000 and in its 2013 edition saw a massive presence of OpenStack. During four days, the main themes of Open Source were presented with speakers from various regions of the world. The Brasilian OpenStack community distributed lots of OpenStack t-shirts and stickers… Read more »