This week in OpenStack: March 14 - 20
An Austin summit preview, new survey results, 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, the open-source cloud, still gaining converts, survey shows: Survey finds IT managers say OpenStack is less costly alternative.
- The OpenStack Summit Austin unveils new content, events, training: More tracks and double the workshops await Stackers.
- To make OpenStack cheaper, make it easier: Reduce costs by reducing complexity.
- Puppet OpenStack success during Mitaka cycle: A glance at what's new.
- What's new under the OpenStack big tent: Dragonflow and Kuryr.
- OpenStack bug smash in NYC: A recap from one location of a global event.
- Women of OpenStack launches new mentoring program: The new program aims to provide technical or career guidance.
- What eBay looks like under the hood: A look at the auction giant's infrastructure, including OpenStack.
- OpenStack Academy opens its doors at the Austin Summit: On-site training and workshops are a big focus of the April summit schedule released earlier this week.
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?
- Question about electorate for project without Gerrit contribution: How do you determine who is active when contributions aren't code?
- How do we move forward with xstatic releases: How should Horizon solve a blocking issue?
- Using multiple token formats in a one OpenStack cloud: Handling more than one token format in Keystone.
- Preparing to create stable/mitaka branches for libraries: The next major release is fast approaching.
- Default ports list: How are port collisions avoided between OpenStack projects?
Cloud & OpenStack events
- Learn how to use DBaaS for OpenStack: Tuesday, March 15; Seattle, WA.
- The future of OpenStack: Wednesday, March 16; New York, NY.
- Container networking in OpenStack: Wednesday, March 16; Boston, MA.
- OpenStack PDX meetup: Thursday, March 17; Portland, OR.
- An introduction to OpenStack Trove: Thursday, March 17; Palo Alto, CA.
- Trove, database as a service, and networking with containers: Thursday, March 17; Austin, TX.
- Orchestrating OpenStack with OneOps: Thursday, March 17; San Francisco, CA.
Interested in the OpenStack project development meetings? A complete list of these meetings' regular schedules is available here.