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This week in OpenStack: July 18 - 24, 2016
Project updates, bridging the diversity gap, 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:
- OpenStack Newton release: What’s next for Cinder, Neutron and Nova.
- Bridging tech's diversity gap: How can OpenStack bring in and keep more women and minorities?
- South African OpenStack community hopes to spark technological revolution: Yusuf Rajah describes OpenStack's sole in powering infrastructure which enables rural communities.
- Improving RDO packaging testing coverage: Doing more with automated testing.
- A brief guide to bug smashing in OpenStack Horizon: Here's what you need to know to combat bug in OpenStack's UI.
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?
- Mascot/logo for your project: Easy steps to get the OpenStack Foundation's help in preparing a project mascot.
- Naming polls - and some issues: Selecting a name for the next few OpenStack releases.
- Plugins for all: A proposal to give all projects access to the same set of APIs.
- TripleO Newton release schedule and feature freeze: Planning out the next TripleO release.
Cloud & OpenStack events
- OpenStack 6th birthday party Italy: Monday, July 18; Rome, Italy.
- OpenStack's 6th birthday celebration: Monday, July 18; Washington, DC.
- How to customize the OpenStack Horizon dashboard: Monday, July 18; Orlando, FL.
- OpenStack's 6th birthday meetup: Tuesday, July 19; Munich, Germany.
- Advanced network services in OpenStack, LBaaS: Wednesday, July 20; San Francisco, CA.
- OpenStack administration with Ansible: Wednesday, July 20; Orlando, FL.
- OpenStack 6th birthday party: Thursday, July 21; Cary, NC.
- OpenStack PDX meetup: Thursday, July 21; Portland, OR.
- OpenStack 6th birthday party: Thursday, July 21; Saint Louis, MO.
- Federating Keystone trust across OpenStack clouds: Thursday, July 21; Austin, TX.
- OpenStack 6th birthday party: Thursday, July 21; Atlanta, GA.
Interested in the OpenStack project development meetings? A complete list of these meetings' regular schedules is available here.