The OpenStack User Committee and Foundation staff conducted a survey of OpenStack cloud operators and end users, and are sharing the results with the community this week during the OpenStack Summit Hong Kong. The goal of the survey is to give users a strong voice in the community to share their technical requirements, feedback and… Read more »
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Welcome new Gold Members Aptira, Hitachi, and Huawei!
The OpenStack Board of Directors approved Aptira, Hitachi and Huawei as Gold Members of the OpenStack Foundation. The companies are based in Australia/India, Japan and China respectively, and range from a startup to established, multinational corporations. The timing couldn’t be better in my view, given that we are having our first ever Summit in Asia… Read more »
OpenStack Launches Training Marketplace
Today the OpenStack Foundation has launched a new Training Marketplace, making it easier to discover and participate in training courses offered by technology providers in the OpenStack ecosystem. Aptira, hastexo, The Linux Foundation, Mirantis, Morphlabs, Piston, Rackspace, Red Hat, SUSE and SwiftStack are the first companies to have courses available in the Marketplace, with the goal of growing the OpenStack talent pool and accelerating… Read more »
Participate in the OpenStack User Survey by September 30!
We’re kicking off the second round of the OpenStack User Survey this month! You may remember before the April Summit we helped the User Committee run a survey to aggregate OpenStack deployments and share the results. The first User Survey provided great insight to the types of deployments and technology decisions made by the OpenStack community…. Read more »
Open Mic Spotlight: Flavio Percoco
This post is part of the OpenStack Open Mic series to spotlight the people who have helped make OpenStack successful. Each week, a new contributor will step up to the mic and answer five questions about OpenStack, cloud, careers and what they do for fun. Flavio spends most of his time hacking on storage (Glance… Read more »
Addressing the topic of ‘Core’ through Spider
The word “core” carries with it a wide range of meaning and implication for those involved within the OpenStack community. What we’ve discovered through ongoing discussions is that the goals of one audience simply aren’t necessarily the goals of the other audiences – in fact, in some cases, they’re opposed! We first began the journey to refine the definition of core through… Read more »
Voting is Open – Help Choose Who Will Speak at the Next Summit!
Which speakers would you like to see at the next Summit? It’s time to vote! We’ve received a record breaking 600+ speaking submissions for the Summit in Hong Kong – more than double the quantity of submissions received for the Portland Summit! Now it’s time to vote! We’d like your help shaping the agenda for the next… Read more »
OpenStack Celebrates Three Years!
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 »
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 »
Open Mic Spotlight: Aaron Rosen
This post is part of the OpenStack Open Mic series to spotlight the people who have helped make OpenStack successful as we celebrate the third birthday of the project. Each day in July, a new contributor will step up to the mic and answer five questions about OpenStack, cloud, careers and what they do for… Read more »