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This week in OpenStack: January 16, 2017
Tips for contributors, managing containers at CERN, and more OpenStack news
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OpenStack around the web
From news sites to developer blogs, there's a lot being written about OpenStack every week. Here are a few highlights.
- Effective OpenStack contribution: Seven things to avoid at all cost.
- Containers on the CERN cloud: Using Magnum, the OpenStack container-engine-as-a-service.
- Navigating OpenStack: Community, release cycles and events.
- OpenStack private cloud: Benefits, challenges and what the future holds.
- Cloud Kindergarten preps students for OpenStack careers: Lessons for getting started with OpenStack.
OpenStack is developed out in the open, and many of the conversations shaping development can be found on the OpenStack developers mailing list. Here's a sample of some of the popular threads this past week.
- 2017 individual director election results: Congratulations to all of the winners.
- Microversions in OpenStack projects: How can the community make progress on microversions for upcoming releases?
- Feedback from driver maintainers about future of driver projects: What should be OpenStack's priorities around working with drivers?
- Exposing project team's metadata in README files: Getting patches merged to finish a project.
Meetups and OpenStack user group events are taking place across the globe every week, and chances are, there's an event near you. Have a suggestion for an event to add to this list? Email us and let us know, or add it to our events calendar.
- BeagleBone and OpenStack: Tuesday, January 17; Zielona Góra, Poland.
- Cultural adoption of OpenStack: Wednesday, January 18; Phoenix, AZ.
- What is OpenStack: Wednesday, January 18; Cluj-Napoca, Romania.
- Swift benchmarking for scale: Thursday, January 19; Boston, MA.
- OpenStack meetup: Thursday, January 19; Atlanta, GA.
In addition to these in-person events, if you're interested in following OpenStack development, a number of projects hold regular meetings on IRC.