OpenStack Community Weekly Newsletter (Feb 28 – Mar 7)

Make OpenStack speak your language

Looking for a way to contribute to OpenStack? Coding is just one of the available options. In fact, there are several non-coding activities like design, documentation, marketing and internationalization. For more details about this, go ahead and check out the how to contribute wiki page.

OpenStack Upstream Training in Atlanta

The OpenStack Foundation is delivering a training program to accelerate the speed at which new OpenStack developers are successful at integrating their own roadmap into that of the OpenStack project.  If you’re a new OpenStack contributor or plan on becoming one soon, you should sign up for the next OpenStack Upstream Training in Atlanta, May 10-11. Participation is strongly advised also for first time participants to OpenStack Design Summit.

Why we do Feature freeze

OpenStack Release Manager Thierry Carrez explains why OpenStack project does something so ‘anti-agile’ as feature freeze weeks before the release.

The Intersection of the OpenStack and Python Communities

OpenStack reached the considerable size of 1.3 million lines of code, mostly python. Oslo PTL Doug Hellmann shares his thoughts on how to keep OpenStack complexity manageable.

The road to Juno Summit – Atlanta 2014

  • Redeem your invite code NOW! Check your inbox and spam folder if you contributed code before January 25 for your invitation.
  • Next batch of invites will be sent next week.
  • Applying for Visa? Looking for accommodation in Atlanta? Visit

Tips ‘n Tricks

Reports from Previous Events

Upcoming Events

Security Advisories

Popular OpenStack Videos of the Week

Other News

Got Answers?

Ask OpenStack is the go-to destination for OpenStack users. Interesting questions waiting for answers:

Welcome New Reviewers and Developers

Ben Kero Franck
Shashank Hegde lirenke
Scott Adkins Raphael Mondesir
Matthew Weeks Newell Jensen
Lisa Clark Jon-Paul Sullivan
Anton Thaker Chuck Burkett
Wl-dustin Wl-dustin
Travis Plummer Santiago Baldassin
Marek Denis Rohit Karajgi
Shweta P Dimitri Mazmanov
Joshua Kolden ChenZheng
Jeremy Hanmer Arun Kant
Hou Ming Wang liuxichao
Daniel Gollub Simon Ingelsson
Andreas Rehn James Polley
keyvan Andres Isaac Benavides
Qiu Hua Qiao Santhoshkumar Kolathur
Alexander Bochkarev Matthew Weeks
Takuma Watanabe João Vale
Jamie Hannaford Jay Buffington
James Polley Daniel Korn
Ailing Zhang Richard Megginson
Itsuro Oda Peter Belanyi
Santhoshkumar Kolathur Hou Ming Wang
KATO Tomoyuki Glenn M. Gobeli
Timur Nurlygayanov Fabio Morais
Taylor Smith Jia Ming Zhang
Sourabh Patwardhan Song Li
Shawn Boyette Michael Denny
Li Min Liu Kurt Taylor
Kai Zhang James Michael DuPont
eaglezpf Erlon R. Cruz
Youcef Laribi David Barrett
Richard Megginson Alexander Jones
Priti Desai YAMAMOTO Takashi
Kevin Kirkpatrick Trinath Somanchi
Gabriele Cerami Paul Van Eck
David Johansen Nathan Regola
Damian Van Vuuren Matthew Weeks
Brett Campbell Mark Uszov
Alex Holden Coleman Corrigan
Rabi Mishra Alexander Bochkarev
Meena Pitchiah Mandeep Dhami
Lon Hohberger Lon Hohberger
Justin Lund Ibad Khan
Dmitry Tantsur Dmitry Tantsur
Abhishek Kekane Trent Geerdes
Masahito Muroi Luis de Bethencourt
Jackie Heitzer Jason E. Rist
miguel quintero Jackie Heitzer
guillaume thouvenin Constantine Peresypkin
Tomoko Inoue miguel quintero
Rémi Alvergnat Julio Luis Staude
Lyssa Livingston John Kasperski
Jason E. Rist Igor Kalnitsky
Forrest Carpenter Rick
Spencer Krum hadi esiely
Wei Tie Xurong Yang
Sylvain Baubeau Sasikanth Eda
Philip Marc Schwartz Fengqian
Xurong Yang Andreas Rehn
Luis de Bethencourt Numan
John Eckersberg Emilio
Ripal Nathuji Om Kumar
Vandita Julien Vey
Jonathan Brownell Jeff Applewhite
Jim Rollenhagen Rajalakshmi Ganesan
Glenn M. Gobeli Oleh Anufriiev
Bruce Reeler Joshua Tan
Philippe Godin Joseph Matthew Ching
David Lapsley Alan Kavanagh
Aneesh Puliyedath Udumbath Sandhya Dasu
Zoltan Arnold Nagy Ramy Asselin
Xinyuan Huang Miranda Zhang
Marc Solanas Xiaolin Zhang
John Haan Roman Vyalov
Ian McLeod Jay Lee
git-harry Vandita
Debo~ Dutta Terry Howe
Daneyon Hansen Gabriel Samfira
ritesh nanda Eli Klein
Yuanhui Liu Alexander Braverman
Paul Van Eck yasunori jitsukawa
Kirill Izotov Jonathan Brownell
Julien Leloup Dougal Matthews
Dhanashree Gosavi Oleksii Serhiienko
J. Derek Roller
Damian Van Vuuren
Andrew Kerr
Alex Holden

Latest Activity In Projects

Do you want to see at a glance the bugs filed and solved this week? Latest patches submitted for review? Check out the individual project pages on OpenStack Activity Board – Insights.

OpenStack Reactions

Refactoring old code

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