How to Have a Successful PTG as an OpenStack Operator

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Myth: Project Teams Gatherings (PTGs) are working events organized by the OpenInfra Foundation only for OpenStack developers to collaborate on an upcoming release.  Let’s break that down.  Project Teams Gatherings (PTGs) are working events organized by the OpenInfra Foundation: CORRECT. PTGs are only for OpenStack developers to collaborate on an upcoming release: WRONG.  While PTGs are for OpenStack… Read more »

Sign up for OpenStack Upstream Training in Vancouver

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It’s becoming a habit: the OpenStack Foundation will repeat in Vancouver the Upstream Training program to accelerate the speed at which new OpenStack contributors are successful at integrating their contributions into OpenStack.  If you’re a new OpenStack contributor or plan on becoming one soon, you should sign up for the next OpenStack Upstream Training in Vancouver,… Read more »

OpenStack Workshop At Grace Hopper Open Source Day 2014

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This year, OpenStack participated in Open Source Day (OSD) at the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing (GHC) for the second time. The main focus of this year’s Open Source Day was humanitarian applications. Along with OpenStack, participating open source projects included Microsoft Disaster Recovery, Ushahidi, Sahana Software Foundation and others. As important as it is… Read more »

OpenStack Community Events in September

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If you want to hear some great content before the OpenStack Summit in Paris this November, attend one of these OpenStack Community events being held around the world. Join fellow community members, learn from user stories and hear directly from industry leaders. Hurry, registration deadlines are quickly approaching! OpenStack Silicon Valley | An OpenStack Community… 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 »

Upcoming Industry Events

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The second half of 2014 is underway, and there are some great industry events around the world coming up on the calendar. The Global Events Calendar is the primary resource to know what events are approaching. It is fully editable, so you can update the following criteria: If your organization is attending, sponsoring or exhibiting (COLUMN… Read more »

OpenStack – A Global Perspective: Five Things we Learned at OpenStack Events Across Europe and Israel

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We say the words “global community” and “collaboration” so often they can start to lose their meaning. It’s easy to lose sight of the bigger picture, and the scale of our community far beyond name-brand users from the US or the number of Summit attendees. A few weeks ago, members of the OpenStack community organized… Read more »

Call for Speakers now OPEN – November Summit in Paris

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      The Call for Speakers is OPEN for the November OpenStack Summit in Paris!  Submit your talks here: There are a few new speaking tracks in the Summit lineup this year so please review the below list before you submit a talk. Don’t wait! The Call for Speakers will close on July 28… Read more »