Kendall Nelson

24 articles from Kendall Nelson

From Student to Full time Contributor: Meet Ashley Rodriguez

Ashley Rodriguez share how the OpenInfra University Partnership Program prepared her for her professional career.

Published on May 17, 2024

The OpenInfra University Partnership Program Builds Next Generation of Open Source Contributors

OpenInfra Foundation launches University Partnership Program to get more students involved in open source and build up the pipeline of young professionals in open source. 

Published on May 7, 2024

PTG April 2024 Summary

The first PTG of 2024 took place April 8-12. We have gathered all the project summaries so you can checkout the latest updates from the project teams!

Published on May 1, 2024

10 Reasons to Back Upstream Open Source Contributions

“Every software company is an Open Source company,” Mike Milinkovich of the Eclipse Foundation declared at the International Conference on Software Engineering in 2017.

Published on January 2, 2024

University Program – Outreachy

OpenInfra's collaboration with Outreachy offers a compelling opportunity for students to engage with open-source projects and enhance their practical skills while being guided by experienced industry experts.

Published on November 19, 2023

October 2023 PTG | Recap

Read about the OpenInfra Foundation's virtual PTG that took place from October 23-27.

Published on November 15, 2023

University Program – Partner with Institutions

The OpenInfra Foundation University program aims to expand its horizons beyond the United States, fostering a global community of students engaged in the world of open source technology.

Published on September 18, 2023

What a North Dakota State University Student Learned While Working On OpenStack

Check out what North Dakota University Student Reynaldo Bontje had to say about working on OpenStack.

Published on August 23, 2023

North Dakota State University Students Share What They Learned Working On Kata Containers

Check out what North Dakota University students, Gabe and Max had to say about working on Kata Containers.

Published on August 16, 2023

Join me for the PTG and Forum at the OpenInfra Summit!

Check out the list of PTG teams that will be at OpenInfra Summit, happening June 13-15 in Vancouver, CA!

Published on May 5, 2023

Virtual PTG | Recap

Read about OpenInfra Foundations virtual PTG took place from March 27-31.

Published on April 19, 2023

October 2022 Virtual PTG Summary

Over 700 developers, operators and community members throughout the week across the 46 teams that participated in this virtual PTG.  

Published on November 2, 2022

Contributor Q&A: A college student’s experience contributing to the OpenStack Ussuri release

Dawson Coleman, one of four students helping to add support for configuring TLS ciphers and protocols on Octavia load balancers, shares his experience collaborating with the OpenStack community on the Ussuri release.

Published on August 12, 2020

Beating the learning curve at OSCON

Tutorials, community and making a business case

Published on July 29, 2019

Takeaways from the truly awesome OpenStack Days CERN

When a place literally blows your hair back: Kendall Nelson reports on her visit to The European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN).

Published on June 13, 2019

Get your learning on at the next OpenStack Upstream Institute

An overview on the free training and how you can get involved.

Published on February 26, 2019

Learn at your own pace: How the OpenStack Upstream Institute leverages the Contributor Portal

Revamped training format features fewer lectures and more exercises with a new tool.

Published on June 13, 2018

OpenStack community updates for new contributors

Kendall Nelson offers these updates on the contributor guide, Upstream Institute and more from the Project Teams Gathering.

Published on March 19, 2018

Tips for contributing to OpenStack

OpenStack Foundation Community managers offer a ton of tips on moving forward.

Published on January 29, 2018

More opportunities for free OpenStack upstream training

The training will be offered at two events in addition to the Sydney Summit.

Published on August 24, 2017

Cross-community collaboration: strengthening ties with OPNFV

Together, OPNFV and OpenStack provide a comprehensive, innovative and constantly evolving set of NFV capabilities for end users, says Brandon Wick of The Linux Foundation.

Published on June 30, 2017

Get up to speed with the OpenStack Upstream Institute

What’s new in the free training and how to sign up.

Published on May 30, 2017

True confessions of IRC mishaps

Some of the funniest faux paus made even by experts -- plus 10 hacks to make sure your community uses IRC to its best advantage.

Published on March 2, 2017

Why do we open source again?

The bumpy road to contribution and how to smooth it over from the OpenStack Foundation's Kendall Nelson.

Published on January 9, 2017