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There’s a lot going on in the OpenStack community and it’s easy to get lost in the noise. We’ve collected the top stories you need to to be reading this week. From the latest OpenStack resources to news about users, we share the content you need to stay up to date.

The Opensource.com guide to OpenStack Summit

By: Jason Baker

If you’re at the OpenStack Summit in Atlanta this week and you haven’t figured out your itinerary yet, check out Jason Baker’s comprehensive guide to navigating the more than 300 sessions. Whether you’re at the Summit as a new OpenStack user or a seasoned vet, this guide will steer you in the right direction.

##[HP Bets Big On OpenStack And Hybrid Cloud](http://www.informationweek.com/cloud/infrastructure-as-a-service/hp-bets-big-on-openstack-and-hybrid-cloud/d/d-id/1251094)
By: Chris Murphy

HP has invested $1 billion (with a “b”) in its OpenStack distribution, called HP Helion.

##[OpenStack now does NoSQL](http://www.infoworld.com/t/openstack/openstack-now-does-nosql-242189)
By: Serdar Yegulalp

Tesora has forged new partnership with Red Hat and MongoDB to enable OpenStack to manage and deploy NoSQL solutions via Trove.

##[Open-source cloud players prep for Structure debate, and maybe a group hug](http://gigaom.com/2014/05/06/major-open-source-cloud-players-prep-for-structure-debate-and-maybe-a-group-hug/)
By: Barb Darrow

Open source will be a big them at this year’s Structure Conference and one of the biggest questions on the table will be: can the market sustain more open-source clouds?

##[Announcing the O’Reilly OpenStack Operations Guide](https://www.openstack.org/blog/2014/04/announcing-the-oreilly-openstack-operations-guide/)
By: Anne Gentle

After a five day book-writing sprint, the O’Reilly OpenStack Operations guide is now available. And it’s adorned with a crested agouti, a rodent native to South American.

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