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This week in OpenStack: August 11 - 17
A fresh look at OpenStack, empowering tech startups, 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:
- A fresh look at OpenStack: LinuxInsider looks at the commercial and community growth of OpenStack.
- How do companies do OpenStack: A collection of best practices from the businesses contributing to OpenStack.
- The OpenStack Architecture Design book authors speak: Meet the writers of the new guide to OpenStack architecture design.
- Kili empowers tech startups in East Africa with inexpensive public cloud: A user story of how OpenStack is providing a strongly desirable alternative to closed source cloud options.
- Four ways OpenStack improves enterprise IT: How to drive transformation while still leveraging your existing assets.
- OpenStack reactions: Just for fun—How to take over a review of someone else by messing with the Change-ID
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?
- The future of the integrated release: How does the OpenStack community address the production challenges of managing releases across a growing number of projects of increasing complexity?
- Application for a new OpenStack program: Performance and scalability: Is there a need to create a top-level program around OpenStack operations tooling?
- [Neutron] Group Based Policy and the way forward: Is Group Based Policy API the kind of experimentation we be should attempting?
- Supporting development in local branches: A different way to think about branching and merging.
- [Oslo] A proposal for DB read/write separation: Can OpenStack be optimized by separating read and write activities?
- Weekly community office hours: August 12, 2014; #openstack-community channel on Freenode
- RDO weekly community meeting: August 12, 2014; #RDO channel on Freenode
- Swift 2.0 released—now with storage policies: August 12, 2014; Google+ Hangout
- Serviceability, Swift, and OpenStack: August 14, 2014; Boston, MA
- San Francisco/Silicon Valley OpenStack Meetup: August 14, 2014; Palo Alto, CA
- Weekly community office hours: August 15, 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.