OpenStack Community Weekly Newsletter (Jan 9 – 16)

2015 Election Results

Thank you to everyone who voted in this year’s election. We reached quorum and passed the three bylaws amendments. We also reached quorum in electing eight Individual Directors to the 2015 OpenStack Board of Directors.

And the winner is….

Individual Directors

  • Tim Bell
  • Russell Bryant
  • Alex Freedland
  • Rob Hirschfeld
  • Vishvananda Ishaya
  • Kavit Munshi
  • Egle Sigler
  • Monty Taylor

Platinum Directors

  • Alan Clark
  • Eileen Evans
  • Toby Ford
  • Van Lindberg
  • Mark McLoughlin
  • Todd Moore
  • Imad Sousou
  • John Zannos

Gold Directors

  • Simon Anderson
  • Robert Esker
  • Tristan Goode
  • Steven Hallett
  • Chris Kemp
  • Boris Renski
  • Sean Roberts
  • Lew Tucker

Kilo Nova deploy recommendations

What would a Nova developer tell a deployer to think about before their first OpenStack install? Michael Still shares his thought process to consider your options and make informed decisions.

OpenStack Ambassadors Come Together

Ambassadors to help other user groups through communicating. meeting alternating Weekly on first, third, fifth Tuesdays at 08:00 GMT and second and fourth Fridays at 18:00 GMT on the IRC channel: #openstack-meeting-alt.

Small openstack

An interesting conversation on the Operators mailing list discussing request for small installation of openstack (about 3-5 nodes). The messages started in December, continued in January and drifted to discuss distributed glance.

User self registration and management

Adrian Turjak asked on the Development mailing list if there is any interest or need for an open-source user registration and management service for people using OpenStack. There seems to be a basic need a way for users to sign up themselves, choose their own password, and request new users to be added to their project. David Chadwick pointed to a blueprint and a demo of the system for University of Kent.Enrique Garcia also expressed interest in helping out in the effort.

The Road to Vancouver

Relevant Conversations

Deadlines and Development Priorities

Security Advisories and Notices

Tips ‘n Tricks

Upcoming Events

2015 OpenStack Foundation Events Plan and Calls for Papers Available. The 2015 events plan is now available on the Global Events Calendar wiki. The detailed spreadsheet covers industry events, Summits (dates and locations), as well as regional OpenStack Days organized by the community.  If you’re interested in sponsoring or speaking at a planned OpenStack Day, please contact the contact listed in the spreadsheet.

Other News

Got Answers?

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

OpenStack Reactions


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