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[Openstack-operators] OpenStack Community Weekly Newsletter (Jan 9 - 16)

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2015 Election Results
Thank you to everyone who voted in this year's election. We reached
quorum and passed the three bylaws amendments. We also reached quorum in
electing eight Individual Directors to the 2015 OpenStack Board of
Directors.

And the winner is....

Individual Directors

  * Tim Bell
  * Russell Bryant
  * Alex Freedland
  * Rob Hirschfeld
  * Vishvananda Ishaya
  * Kavit Munshi
  * Egle Sigler
  * Monty Taylor

Platinum Directors

  * Alan Clark
  * Eileen Evans
  * Toby Ford
  * Van Lindberg
  * Mark McLoughlin
  * Todd Moore
  * Imad Sousou
  * John Zannos

Gold Directors

  * Simon Anderson
  * Robert Esker
  * Tristan Goode
  * Steven Hallett
  * Chris Kemp
  * Boris Renski
  * Sean Roberts
  * Lew Tucker

Kilo Nova deploy recommendations

What would a Nova developer tell a deployer to think about before their
first OpenStack install? Michael Still shares his thought process to
consider your options and make informed decisions.

OpenStack Ambassadors Come Together

Ambassadors to help other user groups through communicating. meeting
alternating Weekly on first, third, fifth Tuesdays at 08:00 GMT and
second and fourth Fridays at 18:00 GMT on the chat.freenode.net IRC
channel: #openstack-meeting-alt.

Small openstack

An interesting conversation on the Operators mailing list discussing
request for small installation of openstack (about 3-5 nodes). The
messages started in December, continued in January and drifted to
discuss distributed glance.

User self registration and management

Adrian Turjak asked on the Development mailing list if there is any
interest or need for an open-source user registration and management
service for people using OpenStack. There seems to be a basic need a way
for users to sign up themselves, choose their own password, and request
new users to be added to their project. David Chadwick pointed to a
blueprint and a demo of the system for University of Kent.Enrique Garcia
also expressed interest in helping out in the effort.

The Road to Vancouver

  * Call For Speakers

Relevant Conversations

  * Requirements for future "OpenStack projects" 
  * The Future of OpenStack is Now, 2015
  * Infrastructure Puppet module split sprint, Jan 28 
  * Vancouver Design Summit format changes 
  * Another Nova spec update

Deadlines and Development Priorities

  * [Keystone] Spec proposal deadline Feb 5 
  * [Cinder] Cutoff deadlines for cinder drivers: volume drivers
    need to have a CI by end of K-3, March 19th 2015
  * [nova] Kilo FeatureProposalFreeze 22nd Jan and FeatureFreeze 5th
    Feb 
  * Etherpad for the Nova midcycle meetup 
  * Etherpad for the Keystone midcycle meetup 
  * Etherpad for the Cinder midcycle meetup 
  * [Nova] Kilo Release Status - just passed spec freeze 
  * [neutron] BPs in Launchpad for Kilo-2 
  * [Ironic] Bay Area Midcycle 
  * [barbican] Kilo Mid-Cycle Sprint

Security Advisories and Notices

  * [OSSA 2015-002] Glance v2 API unrestricted path traversal
    through filesystem:// scheme

Tips ?n Tricks

  * By S?bastien Han: Fix nova-scheduler issue with RBD and UUID not
    found

Upcoming Events

2015 OpenStack Foundation Events Plan and Calls for Papers Available.
The 2015 events plan is now available on the Global Events Calendar
wiki. The detailed spreadsheet covers industry events, Summits (dates
and locations), as well as regional OpenStack Days organized by the
community. If you?re interested in sponsoring or speaking at a planned
OpenStack Day, please contact the contact listed in the spreadsheet.

  * OpenStack Bootstrapping Hour - oslo.messaging anti-patterns -
    Friday Jan 16th 17:00 UTC 
  * Jan 19, 2015 OpenStack Meetup Nuremberg Nuremberg, Bavaria, DE
  * Jan 22, 2015 OpenStack L.A. January Meetup Pasadena, CA, US
  * Jan 27 - 29, 2015 Cinder Kilo Midcycle Meetup Austin, Texas, US
  * Feb 02 - 03, 2015 Upstream Training in Japan Tokyo, JP
  * Feb 03 - 04, 2015 OpenStack Days Tokyo 2015 Tokyo, JP
  * Feb 05, 2015 OpenStack Day in Korea Seoul, Seoul, KR
  * Feb 19 - 20, 2015 World Techies Forum Mumbai, Maharashtra, IN
  * Mar 26, 2015 PDX OpenStack Hackathon Portland, OR, US
  * Apr 13 - 14, 2015 OpenStack Live Santa Clara, CA, US
  * Apr 22 - 23, 2015 China SDNNFV Conference Beijing, CN
  * May 18 - 22, 2015 OpenStack Summit May 2015 Vancouver, BC
  * Jun 11, 2015 OpenStack DACH Day 2015 Berlin, DE
  * Sep 17, 2015 OpenStack Benelux Conference 2015 Bussum, NL

Other News

  * OpenStack Product Management Kilo Midcycle Meeting
  * OpenStack Crossproject Meeting: Summary and full logs.

Got Answers?

Ask OpenStack is the go-to destination for OpenStack users. Interesting
questions waiting for answers:

  * Heat AutoScalingGroup with different user data
  * How to retrieve updated topology after an autoscaling has been
    done?
  * How to configure OCCI API with OpenStack/DevStack?

The weekly newsletter 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.

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