[Rdo-newsletter] October 2016 RDO Community Newsletter
rbowen at redhat.com
Mon Oct 3 15:53:32 UTC 2016
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October 2016 RDO Community Newsletter
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* Review.RDOProject.org <http://review.rdoproject.org/>
* RDO blog <http://rdoproject.org/blog>
* Q&A <http://ask.openstack.org/>
* Open Tickets <http://tm3.org/rdobugs>
* Twitter <http://twitter.com/rdocommunity>
* Newton release schedule
Thanks for being part of the RDO community!
There's several events on the horizon that you should be aware of.
This week, LinuxCon Europe
<http://events.linuxfoundation.org/events/linuxcon-europe> will be held
in Berlin, Germany, and RDO will be there. Drop by the Red Hat booth for
RDO stickers, and to find out more about RDO and OpenStack. Christian
Schwede will be speaking about OpenStack Swift <http://sched.co/7o9Z>,
and will be available at the booth afterwards to answer your questions.
If you can't make it to Berlin, you can watch the live video feed
OpenStack Summit and the RDO Community Meetup
In just a few weeks, many of us will be in Barcelona for the OpenStack
Summit <https://www.openstack.org/summit>. The summit, which will be
held on October 25th through 28th, is where we will celebrate the Newton
release, and begin planning for the Ocata release.
While there, we'll be having the RDO community meetup, in conjunction
with the Ceph community. We'll be gathering at the Barcelona Princess
Tuesday evening, the 25th, from 5pm to 8pm, for presentations about RDO
and Ceph, as well as light refreshments and drinks. If you have
something you'd like to present on for 5-10 minutes, please get in touch
with me as soon as possible.
We're also pleased to note that over 40 of our colleagues in the RDO
talks accepted at the Summit, on a wide variety of topics, many directly
related to their work on RDO.
And we'll be in the Red Hat booth in the main exhibit hall. Come get
your RDO duck <https://www.rdoproject.org/blog/2015/10/ducks/>.
Meetups and other community events
Other RDO events, including the many OpenStack meetups around the world,
are always listed at http://rdoproject.org/events If you have an
RDO-related event, please feel free to add it by submitting a pull
Mailing list catch-up
In case you missed it, here's a few highlights from rdo-list that you
may have missed.
Improving the test day experience
<http://rdo.fosslists.org/thread.html/Z97lue9rtvjfd2c> - There was
some discussion about how to improve test days, to make them more
welcoming to beginners, as well as to existing users looking for a
preview of upcoming features.
CentOS Build System
<http://rdo.fosslists.org/thread.html/Zsrhumq8mhagry1> - A
discussion of the CentOS build system and the Cloud SIG.
RabbitMQ version in RDO
Maintaining os-*-config in Fedora
As always, you can look through the history of the discussion in the
archives <http://firstname.lastname@example.org> and
jump into any thread through that interface.
The RDO community has numerous prolific bloggers who keep us updated on
the state of development in the OpenStack world. Here's some of the
great blog posts over the past month.
*Our Cloud in Liberty* by Tim Bell
The upgrade to Liberty for the CERN cloud was completed at the end
of August. Working with the upstream OpenStack, Puppet and RDO
communities, this went pretty smoothly without any issues so there
is no significant advice to report.
Read more at http://tm3.org/bc
*Red Hat OpenStack Platform and Tesora Database-as-a-Service Platform:
What’s New* by Rob Young, Principal Product Manager, Red Hat
As OpenStack users build or migrate more applications and services
for private cloud deployment, users are expanding their plans for
how these deployments will be serviced by non-core, emerging components.
Read more at http://tm3.org/b6
*Integrating Red Hat Virtualization and Red Hat OpenStack Platform with
Neutron Networking* by CaptainKVM
As applications are designed, redesigned, or even simply thought
about at a high level, we frequently think about technical barriers
along side business needs.
Read more at http://tm3.org/b7
*Complex data transformations with nested Heat intrinsic functions* by
Disclaimer, what follows is either pretty neat, or pure-evil
depending your your viewpoint ;) But it's based on a real use-case
and it works, so I'm posting this to document the approach, why it's
needed, and hopefully stimulate some discussion around optimizations
leading to a improved/simplified implementation in the future.
… read more at http://tm3.org/9y
*Red Hat OpenStack Platform 9 is here! So what’s new?* by Marcos Garcia
This week we released the latest version of our OpenStack product,
Red Hat OpenStack Platform 9. This release contains more than 500
downstream enhancements, bug fixes, documentation changes, and
… read more at http://tm3.org/9z
Follow the http://rdoproject.org/blog/
<http://0.0.0.0:4567/newsletter/RDO%20blog> for weekly updates of our
Every Wednesday at 15:00 UTC, we have the weekly RDO community meeting
on the #RDO channel on Freenode IRC. And at 15:00 UTC Thursdays, we have
the CentOS Cloud SIG Meeting on #centos-devel.
Keep in touch
There's lots of ways to stay in in touch with what's going on in the RDO
community. The best ways are …
* RDO <http://rdoproject.org/>
* OpenStack Q&A <http://ask.openstack.org/>
* rdo-list mailing list <http://www.redhat.com/mailman/listinfo/rdo-list>
* This newsletter <http://www.redhat.com/mailman/listinfo/rdo-newsletter>
* IRC - #rdo on Freenode.irc.net
* Puppet module development - #rdo-puppet
* Follow us on Twitter <http://twitter.com/rdocommunity>
* Google+ <http://tm3.org/rdogplus>
* Facebook <http://facebook.com/rdocommunity>
Thanks again for being part of the RDO community!
Rich Bowen - rbowen at redhat.com
RDO Community Liaison
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