OpenStack Summit Survey Results

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As we gear up for the next OpenStack Summit in Hong Kong, and look forward to two more Summits in 2014, it’s a good time to take a look at the feedback from the April 2013 Summit in Portland. We surveyed all Portland attendees, and almost 400 people responded. In this post I’ll break down… Read more »

Havana: An Enterprise IT Perspective

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Intel IT has been working with OpenStack in our labs starting with Cactus, our first deployments into production were with Diablo, which we quickly moved forward to Essex and have been running production apps on this since the summer of 2012.  Since then we have been getting deeper and deeper into OpenStack, and recently had… Read more »

OpenStack Project Infrastructure Sees Rapid Growth

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The OpenStack project infrastructure has grown tremendously over the past year, and now is a great time to get involved in helping to run one of the largest and fastest-growing open source projects! The project infrastructure encompasses all of the systems that are used in the day to day operation of the OpenStack project as… Read more »

Ripple Effect

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I enjoying hiking, and one trek I enjoy is a climb to over 10,000 feet within the Great Basin National Park to a small lake called Stella Lake.  Stella is very small and insignificant, if measured by size and depth. It sits at the foot of a small ancient glacier cirque sheltered by 13,000-foot Wheeler… Read more »

New Foundation Gold Members & Corporate Sponsors

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The OpenStack Foundation was thrilled to add two new Gold Members and 13 corporate sponsors so far this year to the already impressive list of companies who are supporting the Foundation and driving innovation on the platform.    Ericsson and Juniper Networks won the OpenStack Board’s approval at the April board meeting and joined the Foundation as Gold members.  To… Read more »

Discussions at Breakfast with the Board – OpenStack April 2013 Summit

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It is an exciting time to be part of the OpenStack community.  It was a great conference with lots of momentum around OpenStack.  The speed and growth of the community is amazing. Tuesday morning during the Summit, we continued the tradition of Breakfast With The Board (BwtB).  We wish to thank all who participated.  As board members we very much appreciated your comments of… Read more »

Women of OpenStack at the Portland Summit

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Keeping in step with the rapid growth in the OpenStack community, the Women of OpenStack presence at the Summit has grown significantly as well – over 200 women registered. Upon arriving at the Summit in Portland women were welcomed with specially designed lady’s-cut red hoodies, an invitation to attend a networking breakfast, and an open… Read more »

OpenStack Grizzly

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Today OpenStack’s 7th release, called “Grizzly”, will be released. and I just want to thank the over 500 stackers who contributed and the many more who participated in the OpenStack Summit last October where this release was planned.  This release, more than any before it, was driven by users who have been running OpenStack in production… Read more »