Participate in the first OpenStack User Survey!

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If you are an OpenStack user or have customers with OpenStack deployments, please take 10 minutes to respond to our first User Survey or pass it along to your network. Our community has grown at an amazing rate in 2.5 years, and it’s time to better define our user base and requirements, so we can… Read more »

OpenStack Summit Beach Clean Up

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Last week at the OpenStack Summit, we organized the first OpenStack community service day, a beach cleanup with the Surfrider Foundation. We had nearly forty OpenStack community members volunteer their time Friday morning to help pick up trash from South Mission Beach, San Diego, as well as collect data for local environmental campaigns. We also learned… Read more »

OpenStack Summit: Vote for Speakers

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We’ve gotten a lot of great speaking submissions, and would like your help shaping the agenda for the next OpenStack Summit, October 15-18, in San Diego.  We’ve made the submissions public for your input, and you have until Thursday, September 13, to vote up your favorites. Please note you need to be an Individual Member… Read more »

OpenStack at PuppetConf: Tim Bell of CERN to Keynote

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PuppetConf is coming up September 27-28 in San Francisco, and we’re excited to announce some great OpenStack content, including a keynote presentation from Tim Bell of CERN!  Tim’s talk, ‘Accelerating Science with Puppet and OpenStack,’ will review CERN’s objectives, and how their computing infrastructure is evolving to address challenges at scale using community supported software… Read more » Adds New ARM Technology-Powered Zone

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Today is a monumental day in ARM server history!, the hosted cloud sandbox for OpenStack, now has an ARM-based OpenStack zone in addition to the x86 zone. (This is, to our knowledge, the first OpenStack cluster made publicly available on an ARM-based system!) For those of you not familiar with TryStack, it’s a community maintained OpenStack cloud… Read more »

Call for Program Committee – OpenStack Conference in Boston

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The planning process for the October 5-7, 2011 OpenStack Conference in Boston, MA is underway and we need volunteers for the Program Committee. Currently the Program Committee consists of: Stephen Spector, Community Manager Thierry Carrez, Release Manager Ideally we would like to have around 10 people on the Program Committee, so there is currently space… Read more »

OpenStack Social Media Survey Results

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Over the past week, the OpenStack Community Management team has conducted an online Social Media Engagement survey to better understand the needs and wants of various community member types in relation to the information available. The survey results are available, SurveySummary_06082011 with no details on the participants who answered questions. Based on these results, we… Read more »