OpenStack’s 12th Birthday, OpenInfra Days & the OpenStack Antelope release!


OpenInfra Live is a weekly hour-long interactive show streaming to the OpenInfra YouTube channel on Thursdays at 14:00 UTC (9:00 AM CT). Episodes feature more OpenInfra release updates, user stories, community meetings, and more open infrastructure stories.

25 releases, 25 million cores, and 12 years later, the #OpenStack community is thriving. This week’s OpenInfra Live episode gathered community members from France, China, South Korea, and Vietnam as they discussed the growth of OpenStack in their region over the past 12 years. In addition, learn about how the OpenStack release naming process will continue following the Zed release!


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Soumaya Msallem, an organizer from the French user groups, kicked off the episode with some history on the user groups in France. The first user groups were established in 2012 and can now be found in Paris, Lyon, Toulouse, Rennes, and Strasbourg. Seongsoo Cho followed Soumaya’s presentation with the history of user groups in South Korea as well as shared some information on the upcoming OpenInfra Days Asia (July 23rd) and OpenInfra Days Korea (November 1). Tuan Luong, from the Vietnam User Group, shared information on the upcoming OpenInfra Days Vietnam (August 27). Lastly, Horace Li told us about OpenInfra Days China (August 5-6).

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Kendall Nelson ended the episode with the special announcement of the next OpenStack release name. We are so excited to announce the OpenStack Antelope release for 2023! 

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