OpenStack Fall Event Theme

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Planning is underway for the OpenStack Conference in Boston, MA from October 6-7 and I am looking for community feedback on event theme ideas. As with our other events, we select a theme before the event and ensure that all signage and look/feel stay within that theme. The last theme for the OpenStack Conference was… Read more »

Developer Activity Review (June 17 – 24)

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Many people have asked for more insight into the developer activities for OpenStack as the large number of code changes and proposals make it difficult to monitor everything happening. In hopes of exposing more of the developer activities, I plan to post a weekly or biweekly blog post on the latest development activities. If you… 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 »

O’Reilly’s Open Source Awards – Nominations Open

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The 7th annual O’Reilly Open Source Awards are now accepting applications for announcement at OSCON next month. Here is the basic information on the awards directly from O’Reilly: The awards recognize individual contributors who have demonstrated exceptional leadership, creativity, and collaboration in the development of Open Source Software. Past recipients have included Brian Aker, Angela… Read more »

Project Glance Webinar Recording Available

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Over 57 community enthusiasts joined Jay Pipes, Project Glance Team Leader, and James Weir, CTO of UShareSoft, for a 1 hour overview the project as well as a discussion on the future direction for Glance and cloud computing. A recorded session of the webinar is available at For more general information on Glance, visit… Read more »

Community Manager – Where Did He Go?

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From June 10 – 19, I will be outside the country traveling to remote regions of the Caribbean with no access to the Internet or my mobile phone. During this time period, I will not be releasing the weekly community newsletter but I have a fellow community member assisting in the weekly data tracking to maintain statistics…. Read more »

Hold the Date – OpenStack Conference

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The OpenStack Community requests that you mark your calendars as booked for October 5-7, 2011 for the OpenStack Conference in Boston, MA. With an opening reception on the evening of October 5 and two full days of all things OpenStack, this conference is the must attend event for open source enthusiasts, cloud computing technologists, and… Read more »

Summer of OpenStack

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Summer 2011 (or Winter 2011 for those south of the equator) is upon us and the OpenStack community is very active with appearances at a wide variety of global events. To keep you in the loop, here is a brief overview of those events currently on the calendar for OpenStack. Some of these events do… Read more »

OpenStack Glance Webinar

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Jay Pipes, Project Glance PTL and James Weir, CTO of are hosting “Future Direction and Discussion on Glance”; the webinar is scheduled for June 21, 2011 at Noon EST. To register for this webinar, please sign up at This webinar will provide an introduction to the project followed by an open community discussion… Read more »