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This week in OpenStack: September 12 - 18
The end of design summits, launching a server with Ansible, 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 Summit in Barcelona will be last Design Summit: Changing how the OpenStack community meets.
- Using Ansible 2.0 to launch a server on OpenStack: Using the new Python Shade library modules to configure a simple playbook.
- Puppet OpenStack achievements during Newton cycle: What can we expect in the next release?
- How to survive your first OpenStack Hackathon: Planning, power naps, and a tent will get you through the weekend.
- Snapdeal gives OpenStack a much-needed pre-summit fillip: India's largest online marketplace turns to OpenStack.
- Meet OpenStack's Upstream Developer Advocate: One of the Foundation's newest staffers weighs in on the Python debate and revamping Upstream University.
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?
- OpenStack wiki reCAPTCHA: Can the wiki user experience be improved while keeping spam out?
- Regarding string freeze and back ports involving translatable strings: Finding clarity around translation deadlines.
- Governance proposal worth a visit: Write down OpenStack principles.
- Timeframe for future elections and "Release stewards": Aligning project elections with new event schedules.
- Mad for OpenStack: Wednesday, September 14; Madrid, Spain.
- OpenStack forum: Thursday, September 15; Oslo, Norway.
- OpenStack PDX: Thursday, September 15; Portland, OR.
- Containers in OpenStack: Thursday, September 15; Cambridge, MA.
- OpenStack and lean coffee: Thursday, September 15; Austin, TX.
- OpenStack 6th birthday meetup: Thursday, September 15; Antwerp; Belgium.
- OpenStack meetup: Thursday, September 15; Atlanta, GA.
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.