Writing Your First OpenStack Application

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Ever thought about what it takes to write a scalable cloud application using an OpenStack SDK? Thanks to a small team’s heroic effort, there’s now a guide for that! Christian Berendt (B1 Systems), Sean Collins (Mirantis), James Dempsey (Catalyst IT) and Tom Fifield gathered in Taipei, with Nick Chase live via video link, to produce… Read more »

Ops Mid-Cycle Meetup – August 25/26

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Are you running an OpenStack cloud? Come down to San Antonio on August 25-26th and hang out with others who do as well. We’re going to be having people giving lightening talks about their architecture, a discussion about storage wins and fails, and someone even volunteered to educate us on making ML2 work. For the… Read more »

OpenStack Summit – now with more Ops

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I’m excited about what the upcoming Atlanta OpenStack Summit is going to bring, especially for those of us running clouds. Once again, we’ve got an Operations track in the main conference. It’s bigger than ever, running Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday — and, the sessions were selected by individuals with some serious ops credentials (as opposed… Read more »

Our first OpenStack Ambassadors

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Following on from our earlier discussions about the OpenStack Ambassador Program, it is with great excitement that I would like to introduce our first OpenStack Ambassadors. In this initial stage, we were only looking for a small number but were very honoured to have applications from many more excellent candidates and will aim to introduce… Read more »

OpenStack User Survey Statistics November 2013

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Prepared by Tim Bell, Ryan Lane and JC Martin, your User Committee. See also: Infographic. Introduction In preparation for the OpenStack summit in Hong Kong in November 2013, members of the OpenStack foundation were asked to provide their feedback via a user survey. The goals were Profile the user community across geographies and industries Understand… Read more »

Ambassador Program – Specifics

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Following from the previous post, we’ve had a range of people express their support for the program and quite a number already looking for the application form! So, some more details about the Ambassador Program… Ambassadors will be recognised on the OpenStack website for their efforts, and provided with support from foundation staff to conduct… Read more »

Introducing the OpenStack Ambassador Program

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I’m excited to start the discussion on the formation of an OpenStack Ambassador Program, which aims to create a framework of community leaders to sustainably expand the reach of OpenStack around the world. Why we’re doing this OpenStack is one of the fastest-growing open source projects and communities in history. We are fortunate to have… Read more »