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 and conversations you need to know about this week. From the latest OpenStack resources to news about users, we share the content you need to stay up to date.
"…this release clearly shows the fingerprints of OpenStack’s users and operators." — Frederic Lardinois in TechCrunch
"OpenStack is a very actively developed project and it was important for us to stay cutting edge…" — Jon Vestal, VP of product architecture at Pacnet, in ComputerWorld
"The tenth version of OpenStack is upon us, and thanks to 1,419 contributors from 133 companies offers 342 new features and 3,219 bug fixes." — Simon Sharwood in The Register
###[OpenStack 10 ‘Juno’ marries cloud, Hadoop and more…](http://www.computerworld.com/article/2834885/openstack-10-juno-itbwcw.html)
By: Richi Jennings
OpenStack Juno, the 10th release of the software, launched this week! The new release has gotten widespread press coverage, so instead of reinventing the wheel, Richi has compiled all of the top clippings from cloud bloggers across the web.
###[EMC Acquiring Cloud-Computing Startup Cloudscaling](http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-10-13/emc-acquiring-cloud-computing-startup-cloudscaling.html)
By: Jack Clark and Dina Bass
EMC agreed to acquire OpenStack startup Cloudscaling, joining a handful of large technology companies that are scooping up cloud startups to remain agile.
###[Cloudera and Red Hat Partner Around Hadoop-on-OpenStack Solutions](http://www.datacenterknowledge.com/archives/2014/10/17/cloudera-red-hat-partner-around-hadoop-openstack-solutions/)
By: John Rath
Cloudera and Red Hat are working together on big data platforms for the cloud that integrate Sahara, one of OpenStack Juno’s latest features.
###[OpenStack: Contender or Pretender?](http://virtualizationreview.com/articles/2014/10/01/openstack.aspx)
By: Keith Ward
This is an in-depth history of OpenStack’s growth, including its shortcomings and victories, and its future prospects.
###[Private OpenStack Cloud Provider Blue Box Given $10M in Series B Funding Round](http://www.thewhir.com/web-hosting-news/private-openstack-cloud-provider-blue-box-given-10m-series-b-funding-round)
By: David Hamilton
Blue Box, the startup that offers private OpenStack clouds as a service, raised $10M from Voyager Capital and Founders Collective.
— Paul Miller (@PaulMiller) October 17, 2014
— Tim Bell (@noggin143) October 14, 2014
— David H. Deans (@dhdeans) October 17, 2014
— Martin O'Flaherty (@TweetingOtusOwl) October 17, 2014
— James Denton (@jimmdenton) October 13, 2014
Now begins the insanity of planning an agenda…
— ☁️Geoff Arnold☁️ (@geoffarnold) October 16, 2014
— Jesse Proudman (@blueboxjesse) October 15, 2014
— vmiss (@vmiss33) October 17, 2014
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