This week in OpenStack: November 7 - 13, 2016
Becoming an engineer, completing the stack, and more OpenStack news
Let's take a look at what's happening this week in the open source cloud.
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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 become an OpenStack engineer: Tips from the community on how and why to get started with the cloud platform.
- Building the stack above and below OpenStack: The open source software ecosystem beyond OpenStack grows to meet diverse user needs.
- How OpenStack may help us find the beginning of the universe: The Square Kilometer Array Project is considering OpenStack for its massive scientific effort.
- Evolving the OpenStack Design Summit: How the process for gathering developers is changing through the next cycle.
- OpenStack security spotlight: What the project is doing to keep you and your cloud safe.
- OpenStack expands both its customer reach and deployments size: OpenStack continues to grow in many key areas.
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?
- Ansible module with GPLv3: Ensuring license compatibility before moving forward.
- New and next-gen libraries: Potential new shared libraries within the Oslo project.
- Constructing a deterministic representation of a Python data structure: Looking for best practices for a widely compatible data structures.
- Propose removal of TrivialFix requirement: Changing the requirements for committing to Kolla.
- Release announcements: Improving the release announcement process by creating a new listserv.
- Talk about the Barcelona Summit: Tuesday, November 8; Fort Collins, CO.
- Northern Virginia OpenStack meetup: Wednesday, November 9; Reston, VA.
- OpenStack meetup: Wednesday, November 9; Hamburg, Germany.
- Building a cloud: Wednesday, November 9; San Diego, CA.
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.