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 »

Participate in the first OpenStack User Survey!

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If you are an OpenStack user or have customers with OpenStack deployments, please take 10 minutes to respond to our first User Survey or pass it along to your network. Our community has grown at an amazing rate in 2.5 years, and it’s time to better define our user base and requirements, so we can… Read more »

OpenStack and Friends at SCALE 11x

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The Foundation had a great time meeting friends old and new as a Silver sponsor of this year’s Southern California Linux Expo in Los Angeles February 22-24. We thank Christopher MacGown, Founder and Chief Scientist at Piston Cloud, whose standing-room-only, The Tao of OpenStack, talk was one of the hottest of the show.  Thank you also… Read more »

Project Incubation Process Update is Underway

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If you take a moment to view the different projects, committees and work groups that are currently underway within the OpenStack project, 2013 is looking to be a very exciting year for cloud computing.  I could easily write an entire dissertation about the accomplishments the community will make this year now that the OpenStack Foundation… Read more »

Technical Committee & Grizzly Update

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The OpenStack development teams continue to make progress in many areas. We recently published the grizzly-2 development milestone. It marks the middle of the “Grizzly” development cycle, which will end on April 4. So far 99 feature blueprints have been completed, and 113 more are still likely to be included before our feature freeze date… Read more »

October 2013 Summit: Where should we have it?

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As we announced at the October 2012 Summit, we will be holding the October 2013 Summit outside of the U.S. for the first time, either in Europe or Asia. The OpenStack Foundation seeks site proposals for the October 2013 Summit.  The deadline to submit is January 25th, 2013. Following the announcement in October, we were… Read more »

OpenStack At Cloud Expo 2012 West

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The OpenStack Foundation is the proud Diamond Sponsor of Cloud Expo 2012 West! If you’re in California for the event this week, please join the Foundation and the many members of the  OpenStack Community in attendance. If you can’t make it, follow the developments via twitter and of course follow openstack on twitter for general OpenStack information. Already… Read more »