[Openstack-operators] OpenStack Community Weekly Newsletter (June 29 – July 6)

Stefano Maffulli stefano at openstack.org
Fri Jul 6 20:39:28 UTC 2012

    Highlights of the week

      Folsom-2 milestone available for Keystone, Glance, Nova, Horizon
      and Quantum <http://markmail.org/message/qvqf726fdrteso23>

The second milestone of the Folsom cycle is now available for Keystone,
Glance, Nova, Horizon and Quantum ! Note that the corresponding Python
client libraries are no longer shipped as part of the server counterpart
delivery, but follow their own release plan. A *Folsom-2* milestone is
available for Cinder <http://markmail.org/message/624ayix7sgmkc7zn>, too.

      New nova-rootwrap landing in folsom-2

Thierry Carrez contributed a new, more configurable and extensible
nova-rootwrap implementation. Here is what you should know about it,
depending on whether you’re a Nova user, packager or developer!

      OpenStack “G” naming poll

It’s already time to decide the name of the future OpenStack release.
Participate to the poll.

      Best practices for merging common into specific projects

Andrew Bogott started a conversation about defining some *best*
*practices* when crossing the boundary between common and other
openstack projects. It developed into a request for leadership for
openstack-common so that it can become a proper library.

      RPC Guarantees in OpenStack

Eric Windisch <http://planet.openstack.org/> describes the required
guarantees of OpenStack RPC implementations.

      A brief introduction to quantum plugin-Ryu

Yaguang Tang reminds us of Ryu, a Quantum plugin developed by NTT. Ryu
aims to provide a logically centralized control and well defined API
that make it easy for operators to create new network management and
control applications. Details on http://osrg.github.com/ryu/

      Tips and tricks

  * By Soren Hansen: If you’re trying to do asymmetric routing in Ubuntu
  * By Yaguang Tang: how to use the notification system in openstack

    Upcoming Events

    Jul 16 – 20, 2012 – Portland, OR Sponsor
  * 13th International Free Software Forum – OpenStack Track
    <http://wiki.openstack.org/FISL13> Jul 25 – 28, 2012 – Porto Alegre,
    Brazil Coordination <http://wiki.openstack.org/FISL13>
  * 2012 OpenStack APEC Conference
    <http://openstack.csdn.net/index.html> Aug 10 – 11, 2012 –
    Bejing+Shanghai, China Details <http://openstack.csdn.net/index.html>
  * Call for proposals for linux.conf.au 2013
  * OpenStack Summit <http://openstack.org/> Oct 15 – 18, 2012 – San
    Diego, CA

    Other news

  * OpenStack Project Meeting logs: 2012-07-03: Summary
    and Full log

    Welcome new contributors

Celebrating the first patches submitted this week by:

  * chnm-kulkarni
  * Syed Armani

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