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.
Just drop your fantasy of a king of OpenStack — there won’t ever be one
By: Alan Clark
Alan Clark topples the idea that there is or could ever be a "leader" of OpenStack.
##[Here’s what Swift’s ‘most significant update’ brings to OpenStack](http://siliconangle.com/blog/2014/07/10/heres-what-swifts-most-significant-update-brings-to-openstack/)
By: Maria Deutscher
SiliconAngle details Swift’s latest feature — storage policies — and suggests that Swift is big step closer to production readiness.
##[Fujitsu, Midokura Partner on OpenStack SDN Solution](http://www.eweek.com/networking/fujitsu-midokura-partner-on-openstack-sdn-solution.html)
By: Jeffrey Burt
Fujitsu and Midokura are working together to make it easier for enterprises to build private clouds with an offering built on OpenStack.
##[Red hat moves forward with new OpenStack reslease](http://www.zdnet.com/red-hat-moves-forward-with-new-openstack-release-7000031367/)
By: Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols
Red Hat just released its Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 5, based on Icehouse.
>*”I would like to call out to the openstack community to be the first community to change the way that open source communities work and start changes which would open doors to non coders to contribute and integrate in the community.”* — from [DronOpenStack](http://dronopenstack.wordpress.com/)
#OpenStack at 4 years old: over 70 user groups and 17,000 community members in 139 countries!
— Scott Sanchez (@scottsanchez) July 10, 2014
Final day of #OpenStackDesign. Really proud of the whole team & high quality of work. The #OpenStack community will have a new book today.
— /kev/jackson (@itarchitectkev) July 11, 2014
The @OpenStack book sprint process graphed out 4 the 1st time by Adam Hyde @booksprint. cc: @annegentle pic.twitter.com/mJNhylNkf5
— Kenneth Hui (@kenhuiny) July 7, 2014
Going to the @OpenStack Paris Summit? Submit your talks/panels! The deadline is July 28th! http://t.co/FTo8okey9r
— Niki Acosta (@nikiacosta) July 7, 2014
Celebration events all over the world for #OpenStack's 4th b'day. http://t.co/jkOOMPJRn6. Find one close to you! #OSATH
— Thanassis Parathyras (@parathyras) July 7, 2014
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