OpenStack Community Weekly Newsletter (Mar 7 – 14)

My take on OpenStack proects, Congress, part 1 of 10

Sean Roberts started a series of posts about OpenStack projects that he thinks are critical and risk of getting lost in the noise.

An Icehouse Sneak Peek – OpenStack Compute (Nova)

It seems like it was only yesterday that the OpenStack community found itself gathering in Hong Kong to set the design goals for the Icehouse release. As we entered March development was still progressing at a fever pitch in the lead up to the feature freeze for the release but now the dust has started to settle and we are able to start getting a real feel for what OpenStack users and operators can look forward to in the Icehouse release.

People don’t like to queue up

Marconi’s developer Flavio Percoco has a crazy idea: let’s get rid of queues. How wacky is that?

OpenStack community training

The OpenStack community training project has been working since July 2013 to provide a structured training program to enable skill development for maintaining, consuming, and contributing to OpenStack. The team iscontinuing to increase the accuracy and usability of the documentation and training by engaging with user groups and community members across the world. Get familiar with this project and consider helping it out.

The road to Juno Summit – Atlanta 2014

  • Redeem your invite code NOW! Check your inbox and spam folder if you contributed code before March 3rd for your invitation.
  • No more batch invites will be sent.
  • Applying for Visa? Looking for accommodation in Atlanta? Visit

Tips ‘n Tricks

Reports from Previous Events

Upcoming Events

Other News

Got Answers?

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

Welcome New Reviewers and Developers

Jia Dong Cristian Fiorentino
David Pursehouse zhangjinnan
zhiwei steve sonnenberg
mouad benchchaoui Jon Grimm
Roey Chen Greg Lucas
Piyush Masrani David Pursehouse
Mark Maglana Martin Konrad
Ana Malagon Alfredo Deza
Alexandra Settle Martin Mágr
Thiago Paiva Brito Bertrand Lallau
Madhuri Kumari Benjamin Staffin
Ivan Chavero (imcsk8) Sudhakar
Trevor Hutton Josh Gachnang
Tom Howley Jim Rollenhagen
Steven Kaufer Don Schenck
Simon Lorenz Russell Haering
Seth Fox Simon Chang
Maish Nirali
John Wood Michael Yu
Hemanth Ravi tinytmy
Facundo Farias mariam john
Ziad Sawalha bruceSz
Pierre Rambaud Gang Wei
Peter Belanyi Charles Crouch
Numan BK Box
Krsna Alexandra Settle
Ghanshyam John Haan
Chuck Burkett izikpenso
Akhil Hingane Tom Howley
Trent Geerdes Phil Hopkins
Jay Faulkner
Joel Friedly
Forrest Carpenter
Danny Al-Gaaf
Brad P. Crochet
Brad P. Crochet
Zhang Yang
Pierre Rambaud
Luke Gorrie

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


Finishing the last few bits of documentation and translating before passing it to the release manager

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