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How to Start Contributing Upstream to OpenInfra

Victoria Martinez de la Cruz, an OpenStack contributor who joined the community through the Outreachy internship program, will be joined by Kendall Nelson, OpenInfra Upstream Developer Advocate, and contributors who are just getting started. The group will discuss internships, mentoring, and how you can get started contributing upstream to open source projects like OpenStack, Airship, Kata, StarlingX and Zuul.

FeaturingVictoria Martinez de la Cruz, Kendall Kelson, Archana Kumari

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Thursday, June 10, 2021

Upgrades In Large Scale OpenStack Infrastructure: The Discussion

Keeping up with new OpenStack releases can be a challenge. In this continuation of the May 20 OpenInfra Live episode, a panel of large scale OpenStack infrastructure operators from Blizzard Entertainment, OVHcloud, Workday, Vexxhost and CERN, join us again to further discuss upgrades.

Thursday, June 3, 2021

OpenInfra AMA (Ask Me Anything)

Are the hyperscale public clouds killing open source? Is open source actually secure? How does open source impact software supply chains? Jonathan Bryce, Mark Collier and Allison Randal answer all of your toughest questions live.

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Thursday, June 17, 2021 @ 14:00 UTC (9AM CT)

How to Start Contributing Upstream to OpenInfra

Victoria Martinez de la Cruz, an OpenStack contributor who joined the community through the Outreachy internship program, will be joined by Kendall Nelson, OpenInfra Upstream Developer Advocate, and contributors who are just getting started. The group will discuss internships, mentoring, and how you can get started contributing upstream to open source projects like OpenStack, Airship, Kata, StarlingX and Zuul.

FeaturingVictoria Martinez de la Cruz, Kendall Kelson, Archana Kumari

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Thursday, June 10, 2021

Upgrades In Large Scale OpenStack Infrastructure: The Discussion

Keeping up with new OpenStack releases can be a challenge. In this continuation of the May 20 OpenInfra Live episode, a panel of large scale OpenStack infrastructure operators from Blizzard Entertainment, OVHcloud, Workday, Vexxhost and CERN, join us again to further discuss upgrades.

FeaturingBelmiro Moreira (CERN), Arnaud Morin (OVH). Mohammed Naser (Vexxhost), Imtiaz Chowdhury (Workday), and Joshua Slater (Blizzard)

Thursday, June 3, 2021

OpenInfra AMA (Ask Me Anything)

Are the hyperscale public clouds killing open source? Is open source actually secure? How does open source impact software supply chains? Join us as Jonathan Bryce (Executive Director, OpenInfra Foundation), Mark Collier (COO, OpenInfra Foundation) and Allison Randal (Board Chair, OpenInfra Foundation) answer all of your toughest questions live on Thursday, June 3rd 14:00 UTC. Share your questions with us in advance in the comments section of our social media channels like Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.

FeaturingJonathan Bryce, Mark Collier, Allison Randal

Thursday, May 27, 2021

Large Scale Open Source CI Featuring Zuul

Don’t merge broken code. Infrastructure at scale relies on quality software that is tested before it’s deployed. Operators rely on open source CI systems like Zuul for gating, scaling across organizations and cross-project dependencies. In this OpenInfra Live episode, Jim Blair, Zuul Maintainer and CEO at Acme Gating, and Mohammed Naser, CEO of Vexxhost will provide an overview of Zuul, the open source CI/CD business case and a demo showing what cross project dependencies look like in production.

FeaturingJim Blair, Mohammed Naser, and Jimmy McArthur

Thursday, May 20, 2021

Upgrades In Large Scale OpenStack Infrastructure

Keeping up with new #OpenStack releases can be a challenge. At a very large scale, it can be daunting. In this episode of OpenInfra.Live, operators from some of the largest OpenStack deployments at Blizzard Entertainment, OVH, Bloomberg, Workday, Vexxhost or CERN will explain their upgrades methodology, share their experience, and answer the questions of our live audience.

FeaturingBelmiro Moreira (CERN), Arnaud Morin (OVH). Mohammed Naser (Vexxhost), Imtiaz Chowdhury (Workday), Chris Morgan (Bloomberg), and Joshua Slater (Blizzard)

Thursday, May 13, 2021

Open Edge Infrastructure Conundrums and Solution

As edge computing use cases demand the cloud to break out of large data centers, they also put new challenges on infrastructure as the scale and geographical distribution is going through a yet unprecedented growth.

FeaturingIldiko Vancsa, Gergely Csatari, Greg Waines, Matt Peters, and Mingyuan Qi

Thursday, May 6, 2021

The Future of the Network Depends on Open Infrastructure

How different would your daily life be without constant, reliable high speed access to the Internet? While network access and 4G speeds have continued to improve, the speed of those networks is expected to decline for 3.3 billion people. Bridging this digital divide and improving global connectivity are critical to human progress. What are the possibilities, where will commercial success be found and what needs to change to improve connectivity around the world?

In this episode of OpenInfra Live, Martin Casado, Bruce Davie and Amar Padmanabhan join Jonathan Bryce and Mark Collier to discuss the opportunities around connecting the globe, including leveraging open source technologies like Magma, software-based RAN and OpenStack.

FeaturingMartin Casado, Bruce Davie, Amar Padmanabhan, Jonathan Bryce, and Mark Collier

Thursday, April 29, 2021

OpenInfra Project Teams Gathering Recap

Join for a Project Teams Gathering (PTG) recap! Project leaders from OpenStack, Kata Containers, StarlingX, OpenStack Ironic, the Edge Computing Group, Scientific SIG, and Multi-Arch SIG provide recaps from discussions held at the PTG.

FeaturingKendall Waters, Fabiano Fidencio, Rico Lin, Greg Waines, Ildiko Vancsa, Julia Kreger, and Stig Telfer

Thursday, April 22, 2021

Behind the scenes of the OpenStack TC

The OpenStack Technical Committee is the governing body of the OpenStack open source project. It is an elected group that represents the contributors to the project, and has oversight on all technical matters. This includes developers, operators and end users of the software.

FeaturingAshlee Ferguson, Ghanshyam Mann, Jay Bryant, Julia Krieger, Thierry Carrez, Dan Smith, Mohammed Naser, Radosław Piliszek, and Belmiro Moreira

Thursday, April 15, 2021

Wallaby Release Community Meeting

Wallaby, the 23rd release of OpenStack, makes improvements to role-based access control (RBAC) and integration with other open source projects including Ceph, Kubernetes and Prometheus to strengthen open infrastructure for cloud native applications.

FeaturingErin Disney, Ghanshyam Mann, Kendall Nelson, Brian Rosmaita, Slawek Kaplonski, Julia Kreger, Balazs Gibizer, Xin-Ran Wang, Radosław Piliszek, and Goutham Pacha Ravi

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