[Openstack-announce] OpenStack Community Weekly Newsletter (Sep 14-21)

Stefano Maffulli stefano at openstack.org
Sat Sep 22 18:22:12 UTC 2012

    Highlights of the week

      The OpenStack Foundation is here

If you haven't heard the news, the Foundation is fully operationally now
and it's hiring <http://www.openstack.org/community/jobs/?foundation=1>,
too. We celebrated globally with many of the OpenStack User Groups
around the world (some pictures are in OpenStack flickr group

      What's new in OpenStack Folsom ?

Emilien Macchi <http://my1.fr/blog> wrote a summary of what's coming in
OpenStack Folsom. Getting ready for the OpenStack F release.

    What's Up Doc? September 19 2012

Report from Docs land: still over 100 doc bugs, 18 targeted for folsom,
11 of those 18 do not have assignees. New docs landing pages from
https://review.openstack.org/#/c/11232/ should land this week or next
prior to the release date.

      OpenStack Governance Elections: Technical Committee

The OpenStack community is called to elect the last 3 members of the
OpenStack Technical Committee
Per section 4.1(b) of the OpenStack Foundation bylaws
<http://wiki.openstack.org/Governance/Foundation/Bylaws>, the Technical
Committee ("TC") is a technical meritocracy managing all the technical
matters relating to OpenStack. It replaces the "Project Policy Board"
from the old governance. We have 11 candidates and the election process
started. If you're a qualified voter
<https://lists.launchpad.net/openstack/msg16849.html> you have received
an email with instructions on how to vote. Check your spam folders if
you haven't received any communication .

      Trystack latest status update

The team is taking small steps to get the TryStack experience back on
track. Nachi Ueno would like assistance with deploying Compute, Image,
and Identity on TryStack. Contact him to help. Great opportunity to get
some ops chops!

      OpenStack China Tour Launches from Beijing

On September 16, /OpenStack China Tour /began its trip from Beijing. It
is a series of OpenStack meetups organized by COSUG and CSDN in some
Chinese major cities(Beijing, Shenzhen, Chengdu, Wuhan and Xi'an) in turn.

        A Globally Distributed OpenStack Swift Cluster

SwifStack team is working towards evolving Swift into a single cluster
can be distributed over multiple, geographically dispersed sites, joined
via high-latency network connections.

    Tips and tricks

  * By Sébastien Han <http://sebastien-han.fr/>: Openstack: play with
  * By Emilien Macchi <http://my1.fr/blog> : Running an OpenFlow Network
    with OpenStack Quantum & Floodlight
  * By Yong Sheng Gong
    Quantum Folsom

    Upcoming Events

  * Help needed to organize the OpenStack devroom for *FOSDEM* 2013
  * OpenStack China Tour #2
    <http://hui.csdn.net/MeetingInfo.aspx?MID=135> Sep 22, 2012 --
    Shenzen, China Details <http://hui.csdn.net/MeetingInfo.aspx?MID=135>
  * Puppet Master Pulls Deployment Strings with Ease
    <http://www.meetup.com/OpenStack-LA/events/79142862/> Sep 27, 2012
    -- Los Angeles, CA Details
  * PyCon India 2012
    Sept 28-30 -- Bangalore, India, Details
  * OpenStack Summit <http://openstack.org/> Oct 15 -- 18, 2012 -- San
    Diego, CA

    Other news

  * OpenStack Folsom RC1 is here
  * OpenStack Project Meeting 2012-09-18: Summary
    and full logs

    Welcome new contributors

Celebrating the first patches submitted this week by:

  * Nikola Dipanov, RedHat.com
  * Arathi, Persistent
  * Ripal Nathuji, Calxeda.com
  * Vijaya-erukala, Persistent
  * Newptone, Sina
  * Lapgoon

      Silly entertainment of the week:
      openSUSE community welcomes OpenStack Foundation

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