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This week in OpenStack: October 3 - 9, 2016
Contributor awards, job hunting tips, and more OpenStack news
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OpenStack around the web
There is a lot of interesting stuff being written about OpenStack. Here's a sampling from some of our favorites:
- How to find your first OpenStack job: Tips for landing a job in the cloud.
- OpenStack Contributor Awards now open: Help to recognize the unsung heroes of OpenStack.
- OpenStack Day Nordic highlights local financial services, scientific users: How CERN, Folksam, CityNetwork, Basefarm, and others made this event a success.
- Gartner market guide for database as a service hits the bullseye: OpenStack's Trove sees a growing market.
- 5 new OpenStack tutorials and guides: A look at some of the great community-created instructional content published in the last month.
- Why OpenStack and Kubernetes are better together: How two important open source cloud projects are coming together to provide enterprise solutions.
- Considering OpenStack? A new book shows you how to get started: Common configuration options and how to make OpenStack meet your needs.
- Building a highly available OpenStack cloud: Rackspace describes how their private cloud succeeds with Red Hat OpenStack Platform.
- Is OpenStack finally heading for broad enterprise adoption? Recent data says yes: OpenStack is filling a real need for enterprise customers.
- Exactly what is OpenStack? Red Hat's Rich Bowen explains: Learn the basics of OpenStack at a high level.
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?
- Clean up your git checkout: A new patch landed in Neutron brings some changes that might require developers to run a quick update.
- Getting the UI to talk with undercloud API service endpoints: A few options for how API communication might work in TripleO.
- Measuring code coverage in integration tests: Gathering some stats on how much of the OpenStack code is covered by tests.
- Advanced Heat concepts and IaaS preparedness: Wednesday, October 5; Richardson, TX.
- Distributed load balancing for Mesos and OpenStack NFV service chaining with OVN: Thursday, October 6; San Francisco, CA.
- Houston OpenStack and Ansible joint meeting: Thursday, October 6; Houston, TX.
- OpenStack Days São Paulo 2016: Saturday, October 8; São Paulo, Brazil.
If you're interested in OpenStack development, and wish to attend project development meetings, a complete list of these meetings' regular schedules is available here.