This week in OpenStack: August 18 - 24
Shifting a mindset, why OpenStack is written in Python, and more
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OpenStack around the web
There's a lot of interesting stuff being written about OpenStack. Here's a sampling:
- OpenStack terms, definitions and resources: Some useful definitions to help navigate the OpenStack ecosystem.
- Remember the whole point: A reminder that open source tools like OpenStack provide real value to organizations with small budgets.
- The OpenStack Marketplace’s new category: The online OpenStack show room gains a new area for hosted private cloud services.
- Why is Openstack written in Python: Summarizing some of the strengths of OpenStack's underlying programming language.
- The cloud world gets a shock, Eucalyptus joins the OpenStack love fest: Eucalyptus’ CEO Martin Mickos to headline an upcoming OpenStack event.
- Shifting a mindset: LinuxInsider interviews Scott Sanchez on his role in the creation of OpenStack.
And just for fun...
- OpenStack reactions: Found the bad commit that messed up the gate
Here's a sample of some of the most active discussions this week on the OpenStack developers' listserv. For a more in-depth look, why not dive in yourself?
- [Nova][Core] Expectations of core reviewers: Thinking about OpenStack developers' roles as leaders in the free software community.
- OS or os are not acronyms for OpenStack: Reflecting on the importance of representing OpenStack correctly in written communications.
- [QA] Picking a name for the Tempest library: Naming things is fun—what do you think it should be called?
- Time to Samba: Is there a way to integrate Samba into OpenStack?
- [Neutron] [Third-party] What tests are required to be run: Are the continuous integration tools OpenStack uses running all the tests that they need to?
- [Neutron] Which changes need accompanying bugs: Does every change need a bug referenced from it?
- Weekly community office hours: August 19, 2014; #openstack-community channel on Freenode
- OpenStack Trove Day: August 19, 2014; Cambridge, MA
- RDO weekly community meeting: August 19, 2014; #RDO channel on Freenode
- Clocker - Creating a Docker cloud with Apache Brooklyn: August 19, 2014; Google+
- CloudOpen North America: August 20–22, 2014; Chicago, IL
- Weekly community office hours: August 22, 2014; #openstack-community channel on Freenode
Interested in the OpenStack project development meetings? A complete list of these meetings' regular schedules is available here.
A special thanks to Stefano Maffulli for the OpenStack Community Weekly Newsletter, available under a Creative Commons 3.0 License, for linking us to some of these stories and events.