[Openstack-operators] OpenStack Community Weekly Newsletter (Apr 10 - 17)

Stefano Maffulli stefano at openstack.org
Fri Apr 17 18:21:10 UTC 2015

OpenStack DefCore Community Review – TWO Sessions April 21 (agenda)
During the DefCore process, we’ve had regular community check points to
review and discuss the latest materials from the committee. With the
latest work on the official process and flurry of Guidelines, we’ve got
a lot of concrete material to show. To accommodate global participants,
we’ll have TWO sessions (and record both):

     1. April 21 8 am Central (1 pm UTC) https://join.me/874-029-687
     2. April 21 8 pm Central (9 am Hong Kong)

Help pick the new logos for OpenStack User Groups & OpenStack Days
We are introducing a unique logo for OpenStack User Groups, to help
recognize official groups and their important role in helping grow the
OpenStack Community. The deadline to complete the survey is Wednesday
April 22, 2015.

Let your voice be heard: vote for the Superuser Award!

The Superuser Awards, first launched at the Paris Summit, recognize a
team that uses OpenStack to meaningfully improve their business and
differentiate in a competitive industry, while also contributing back to
the community. This time, the OpenStack community votes to select the

      * National Supercomputer Center in Guangzhou
      * Walmart
      * eBay Inc.
      * Comcast

OpenStack breaks a new record for active contributors

With 556 active contributors per month, this first quarter of 2015 is
the highest in the history of OpenStack. Compared to the previous
quarter, core and regular contributors have also increased 10 percent
and 20 percent, respectively. You can read the complete report,
including details of the methodology, on the Activity Board repository
or take deep into the activity of OpenStack individual projects.

PTL Election Conclusion and Results 

Congratulations to the newly elected PTL John Garbutt for Nova and thank
you Michael Still for the hard work. The other PTLs have been confirmed.
The list and full announcement on the mailing list.

The Road to Vancouver

      * Canada Visa Information
      * Official Hotel Room Blocks
      * 2015 OpenStack T-Shirt Design Contest
      * Preparation to Design summit
              * Liberty Design Summit - Proposed room / time layout
              * What's a Design Summit? We can squeeze few more people
                in Upstream Training

Relevant Conversations

      * Proposed Liberty release schedule

Deadlines and Development Priorities

      * Candidate proposals for TC (Technical Committee) positions are
        now open 
      * proposed/kilo is dead, long live stable/kilo 

Security Advisories and Notices

      * Unauthorized delete of versioned Swift object (CVE-2015-1856)
      * S3Token TLS cert verification option not honored (CVE-2015-1852)

Tips ‘n Tricks

      * By Sergey Melikyan: OpenStack Murano application catalog:
        Heat-based applications in the cloud
      * By Steve Dake: Preserving contaner properties via volume mounts
      * By Assaf Muller: Distributed Virtual Routing – Overview and
        East/West Routing and Distributed Virtual Routing – SNAT and
        Distributed Virtual Routing – Floating IPs
      * By Michael J. Clarkson, Jr.: OpenStack Juno multi compute node
        Lab – Ready to use environment on AWS and Google Cloud
      * By Adam Young: Creating a new Network for a dual NIC VM and
        Using the openstack command line interface to create a new

Upcoming Events

      * Apr 17, 2015 Inaugural OpenStack PDX Meetup
      * Apr 17, 2015 SFBay OpenStack Advanced Track #OSSFO Topic:
      * Apr 18, 2015 April Sydney Hackathon
      * Apr 18, 2015 OpenStack India Meetup, Bangalore Bangalore,
        Karnataka, IN
      * Apr 20, 2015 Assemblée générale OpenStackFR 2015 Paris, FR
      * Apr 20, 2015 Meetup#14 Placement intelligent et SLA avancé avec
        Nova Scheduler Paris, FR
      * Apr 20, 2015 Melbourne Meetup featuring Randy Bias
      * Apr 20 - 21, 2015 OpenStack Conference, part of the CONNECT Show
        Melbourne, AU
      * Apr 20, 2015 Ubuntu OpenStack Roadshow London, GB
      * Apr 20, 2015 OpenStackFR annual general meeting Paris, US
      * Apr 20, 2015 Advanced placement with Nova Paris, FR
      * Apr 21 - 22, 2015 CONNECT 2015 Melbourne, Victoria, AU
      * Apr 21 - 24, 2015 The Great Indian HP Code Off @ GIDS Bangalore,
        Karnataka, IN
      * Apr 21, 2015 Ubuntu OpenStack Roadshow Paris, FR
      * Apr 22, 2015 Canonical Ubuntu OpenStack Roadshow Amsterdam, NL
      * Apr 22, 2015 Data storage in clouds Athens, GR
      * Apr 22, 2015 OpenStack’te farkli mimari ornekleri, farklari,
        artilari, eksileri
      * Apr 22 - 23, 2015 China SDNNFV Conference Beijing, CN
      * Apr 22, 2015 OpenStack NYC Meetup New York, NY, US
      * Apr 22, 2015 Ubuntu OpenStack Roadshow Amsterdam, NL
      * Apr 22, 2015 Data storage in OpenStack clouds Athens, GR
      * Apr 23, 2015 OpenStack Philadelphia Meetup Philadelphia, PA, US
      * Apr 23, 2015 OpenStack L.A. Meetup Pasadena, CA, US
      * Apr 23, 2015 Ubuntu OpenStack Roadshow Frankfurt, DE
      * Apr 23, 2015 Business Agility with OpenStack New York City, New
        York, US
      * May 05 - 07, 2015 CeBIT AU 2015 Sydney, NSW, AU
      * May 09, 2015 OpenStack Meetup Hanoi Hanoi, Hanoi, VN
      * May 18 - 22, 2015 OpenStack Summit May 2015 Vancouver, BC
      * Jun 02, 2015 OpenStack Day LATAM Mexico City, MX
      * Jun 04, 2015 OpenStack Days Istanbul – 2015 Istanbul, TR
      * Jun 08, 2015 OpenStack CEE Day 2015 Budapest, HU
      * Jun 11, 2015 OpenStack DACH Day 2015 Berlin, DE
      * Jun 15, 2015 OpenStack Israel Tel Aviv, IL
      * Jul 20 - 24, 2015 OSCON 2015 Portland, OR, US

Other News

      * OpenStack Technical Committee candidates
      * Real innovation? It means keeping cloud solutions simple
      * What's Up Doc? April 17, 2015 

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