Highlights from the weekly community newsletter


This weekly newsletter originally appeared on the OpenStack Blog and is a way for the community to learn about all the various activities occurring on a weekly basis. If you would like to add content to a weekly update or have an idea about this newsletter, please leave a comment.

Network Function Virtualization – The Opportunity for OpenStack and Open Source

This week’s launch of OPNFV is a good opportunity to think about a simmering debate in the OpenStack developer community for a while now – what exactly does NFV have to do with OpenStack, and is it a good thing? Follow Boad Member Mark McLoughlin‘s journey around NFV.

#1 OpenStack contributor: all of us

Thierry Carrez celebrates every little contribution gone into OpenStack. “It doesn’t matter who is #1, it matters that we all can contribute, and that we all do contribute. It matters that we keep on making sure everyone can easily contribute. That’s what’s really important, and I wish we all were celebrating that.”

OpenStack Havana End of Upstream Support Lifetime

The OpenStack Havana 2013.2.4 integrated point release last Tuesday, September 23, marks the end of stable support for OpenStack Havana.

The Road To Paris 2014 – Deadlines and Resources

During the Paris Summit there will be a working session for the Women of OpenStack to frame up more defined goals and line out a blueprint for the group moving forward. We encourage all women in the community to complete this very short survey to provide input for the group.

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