OpenStack Developer Activity Review (January 21 – 28)

Many people have asked for more insight into the developer activities for OpenStack as the large number of code changes and proposals make it difficult to monitor everything happening. In hopes of exposing more of the developer activities, I plan to post a weekly or biweekly blog post on the latest development activities. If you have any ideas for this blog post, please email me at [email protected]. I am always ready to listen to the community for new ideas.


Developer Mailing List (archive:

  • State of Glance? –  Jay Pipes gives an overview of all features developed for Bexar in Project Glance as well as the current thinking for the Cactus Project Glance release. More details at
  • Network Service for L2/L3 Network Infrastructure Blueprint – Ewan Mellor responded to interest from several developers on the status of the bexar-network-service blueprint and its status. The blueprint will be postponed to Cactus and a discussion about this blueprint was started.
  • Cactus Release Preparation – Rick Clark gives an overview of the strategy behind the Cactus release and requests that all new features for Cactus be proposed to the community by February 3, 2011. The Cactus release schedule is


For the latest on development activities on OpenStack please check these sites for more details:



  1.  OpenStack Weekly Newsletter (January 29 – February 4) — The OpenStack Blog

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