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This week in OpenStack: September 14 - 20
The return of TryStack, life as a PTL, and more OpenStack news
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OpenStack around the web
There's a lot of interesting stuff being written about OpenStack. Here's a sampling:
- Why you should take TryStack for a spin now: The free OpenStack testing sandbox is back, and it's bigger, badder and better than ever.
- Let me tell you something about being a PTL: What it's like to run an OpenStack project.
- QuintupleO is now OpenStack Virtual Baremetal: Practical reasons for renaming a project.
- Managing OpenStack: Why integration matters.
- Liberty cycle retrospective in Puppet OpenStack: What's new, and what to expect in the next release.
- Big data in the open, private cloud: There's a better way to meet your big data initiatives.
- How to monitor OpenStack deployments with Docker, Graphite, Grafana, collectd and Chef: A tutorial for getting up and running.
- Getting Hyper-V and OpenStack set up quickly: Exploring your options for hypervisors.
- Why OpenStack needs to keep it simple: Another look back at this week in OpenStack.
- Rackspace and Intel open the OpenStack Innovation Center: Creating a new space for OpenStack development.
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?
- Creating new users with invalid mail addresses possible: Should addresses be validated in Keystone?
- Let's take care of our integration tests: Keeping Horizon tests operational.
- Use only Keystone v3 API in DevStack: Kolla contains hard-coded dependencies to an older version.
- Security hardening: Keeping OpenStack-Ansible secure.
- 'team:danger-not-diverse tag' and my concerns: Improving communications with individual projects.
Cloud & OpenStack events
- GlusterFS meetup: Monday, September 14; Menlo Park, CA.
- Extensibility in OpenStack Swift: Monday, September 14; Washington, DC.
- An evening of OpenStack: Wednesday, September 16; New York, NY.
- OpenStack meetup: Wednesday, September 16; Austin, TX.
- OpenStack Benelux: Thursday, September 17; Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
- OpenStack PDX: Thursday, September 17; Portland, OR.
- OpenStack networking for multi-hypervisor data centers: Thursday, September 17; San Francisco, CA.
Interested in the OpenStack project development meetings? A complete list of these meetings' regular schedules is available here.