This week in OpenStack: February 15 - 21
Continued government adoption, StoryBoard task tracking, 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:
- HMRC embraces OpenStack cloud to support digital tax platform: UK tax service adopts OpenStack for its cloud future.
- Keep your OpenStack projects on track with StoryBoard: This task tracking system will get your trains running on time.
- What does "Composable OpenStack" mean anyway: Contemplating the many differing definitions of what it means to be an OpenStack cloud.
- OpenStack Keystone Q&A: Answering questions with a Boston University distributed systems class.
- How OpenStack is helping SK Telecom: Roll out the next 5G LTE network on OpenStack.
- DoD mulls OpenStack to stretch IT budgets: With the military choose a standards-based, open source-based cloud?
- Women of OpenStack: Meet Comcast's Holly Bazemore.
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?
- A new proposal: Separate design summits from OpenStack conferences.
- How would Nova microversion get-me-a-network in the API: Properly handing two different scenarios.
- Tenant vs. project: Settling on a consistent term.
- All hail the new per-region pypi, wheel, and apt mirrors: Reducing time spent and increasing reliability.
Cloud & OpenStack events
- High performance computing with OpenStack: Tuesday, February 16; Manchester, UK.
- OpenStack SDN and container: Wednesday, February 17; Frankfurt, Germany.
- OpenStack PDX meetup: Thursday, February 18; Portland, OR.
- Intro to OpenStack: Thursday, February 18; San Antonio, TX.
- Neutron networking with Cumulus and Project Astara: Thursday, February 18; Austin, TX.
- OpenStack Magnum: Thursday, February 18; San Francisco, CA.
- OpenStack meetup Ansible night: Thursday, February 18; Atlanta, GA.
Interested in the OpenStack project development meetings? A complete list of these meetings' regular schedules is available here.