OpenStack

OpenStack is a set of software tools for building and managing cloud computing platforms for public and private clouds. Backed by some of the biggest companies in software development and hosting, as well as thousands of individual community members, OpenStack is considered by many people and organizations to be the future of cloud computing. OpenStack is managed by the OpenStack Foundation, a non-profit that oversees both development and community-building around the project. Read our what is OpenStack resource page to learn more.

How OpenStack mentoring breaks down cultural barriers

Diversity in OpenStack
Learn how the OpenStack community is working to create meaningful internships and mentor opportunities to bring a diversity of new contributors to...Read more

Using metrics effectively in OpenStack development

Using metrics effectively in OpenStack development
The OpenStack Foundation Ecosystem Technical Lead, Ildikó Váncsa, explains how OpenStack metrics can be used in software development processes.Read more

Tips for contributing to a complex and large project like OpenStack

Tips for contributing to a complex and large project like OpenStack
Becoming a QA Engineer for OpenStack was a career shift for Emily Wilson who has a background in research microbiology. But there's an odd similarity...Read more

How OpenStack keeps its summits safe and welcoming

How OpenStack keeps its summits safe and welcoming
If bringing in the best ideas requires diverse contributors, then bringing in diverse contributors requires building a safe space where each person...Read more

A new kind of match-making: Speed mentoring

A new kind of match-making: Speed mentoring
The Women of OpenStack recognized this need for mentors and started a mentoring program that matches mentors with newbies based on the type of...Read more

How a healthy developer conference budget can provide a big ROI for organizations

How a healthy developer conference budget can provide a big ROI for organizations
In this interview, Emily Hugenbruch, an Advisory Software Engineer and z/VM OpenStack Community Liaison at IBM, discusses the transition developers...Read more

Easier installations, telecom success, and more OpenStack news

OpenStack News
Here's what's happening this week, October 17 - 23, in OpenStack, the open source cloud project.Read more

14 facts about Newton, OpenStack's 14th release

14 facts about OpenStack Newton
Learn more about the numbers behind the open source cloud computing project and it's most recent public release.Read more