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This week in OpenStack: February 8 -14
Dispatches from FOSDEM, new survey data, 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:
- OpenStack keeps the buzz going at FOSDEM '16: A packed booth kept tireless volunteers busy all weekend.
- RDO community day at FOSDEM: Users gather to discuss OpenStack.
- 21% of UK IT professionals now use OpenStack: A new survey released on OpenStack uptake.
- Visa Inc. turns to OpenStack to boost developer productivity: For best results, treat OpenStack like any software development project says Stan Chan, chief architect.
- Astara brings peace to OpenStack networks: Providing OpenStack cloud operators with a vendor-agnostic network orchestration platform.
- Meet the OpenStack Ambassadors: Marton Kiss, an OpenStacker based in Budapest.
- OpenStack in production: CERN's cloud in Kilo.
- OpenStack: Is it right for you?
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?
- "No open core" in 2016: What does open core mean for a multi-company project like OpenStack?
- The trouble with names: What's the best way to regulate naming conventions?
- Software design in OpenStack: What encourages or describes good design in OpenStack?
- Evolving the stadium concept: A different approach to project governance in Neutron.
- Announcing Ekko: Scalable block-based backup for OpenStack.
- New project: Collectd-ceilometer-plugin.
Cloud & OpenStack events
- The state of Trove: Monday, February 8; Morrisville, NC.
- OpenStack Designate, DNS for your OpenStack cloud: Tuesday, February 9; Dublin, Ireland.
- OpenStack ELK stack: Tuesday, February 9; Istanbul, Turkey.
- Open source cloud meetup: Thursday, February 11; McLean, VA.
Interested in the OpenStack project development meetings? A complete list of these meetings' regular schedules is available here.