Welcome to Last week on OpenStack Dev (“Lwood”) for the week just past. For more background on Lwood, please refer here.

Basic Stats for week 29 August to 4 September for openstack-dev:

  • ~491 Messages (up about 35% relative to last week)
  • ~181 Unique threads (up adbout 12% relative to last week)

After a quiet couple of weeks list traffic was back in force, traffic starting to build ahead of the next release and summit.  Emails about Summit room/space assignment and end of release Feature Freeze Request exceptions contributed as did a couple of longer technically oriented threads.

Notable Discussions – openstack-dev

Election Season

Tristan Cacqueray reminded the list that September and October are the period over which OTL and TC elections are held.  More details to follow of course, in the meantime he invited questions back to the thread if more general/public in nature or to Tony Breeds, Nate Johnston or himself if more private in nature.

OpenStack Summit App Beta testers sought

Jimmy McArthur from the OpenStack Foundation put out a call for people to beta test the app for the upcoming summit. They’re after both iOS and Android users.

An update on the InfraCloud

Ricardo Carrillo Cruz posted an update on the status of the InfraCloud – as he neatly describes it “…essentially a bunch of hardware donated by HPE to the project to run an OpenStack cloud for CI testing…”  More information in Ricardo’s post or here.

Subteam and Mid-Cycle Reports

Just the one this week for Ironic, courtesy of Ruby Loo.

Notable Discussions – other OpenStack lists

Call for participants in Horizon/Searchlight UX study

On the Openstack-Operators list Danielle Mundle announced that the next UX project is a usability evaluation for an proposed search function in Horizon (aka Searchlight).  Please consider getting involved if you’d make use of such functionaliy.

Upcoming OpenStack Events

Best I can tell no OpenStack related events mentioned this week.  Don’t forget the OpenStack Foundation’s Events Page for a list of general events that is frequently updated.

People and Projects

Core nominations & changes

  • [Keystone] New core reviewer Ron De Rose (rderose) – Steve Martinelli
  • [Packaging-rpm] Javier Peña as additonal core reviewer – Dirk Müller

Further Reading & Miscellanea

Don’t forget these excellent sources of OpenStack news – most recent ones linked in each case

This weeks edition of Lwood brought to you by Billy Joel (Piano Man: The Very Best of Billy Joel), Boston (Boston), Catfish (Unlimited Address), Daft Punk (Random Access Memories), Dire Straits (Love over Gold, Making Movies)

Last but by no means least, thanks, as always, to Rackspace :)

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