Dublin PTG 2018: The Edge Sessions

I recently got snowed in at a hotel in Dublin with a couple hundred people I consider friends, a well-stocked bar/restaurant, a fantastic event staff, and a lot of energy. I know…poor me, right? =) Before Storm Emma and the Beast from the East settled in on the OpenStack Project Team Gathering and forced the Croke Park Stadium to close (thereby giving birth to the hashtag “snowpenstack”), we got a solid start to the week.

DefCore: What OpenStack Devs Need to Know

As DefCore has become more established over the past year or so, I’ve started getting more questions from project developers and PTL’s. In most cases, they’re interested to know whether things they’re thinking about doing in their projects are “ok from a DefCore perspective” or would be “ok from an interoperability perspective”. In some cases they’re basically just giving a quick (and appreciated!) heads-up and sometimes they’re generating terrific discussions.

DefCore Misconceptions Part 2: Debunking Advisory Status

DefCore isn’t a new creature in the OpenStack community: it’s been in discussion since at least 2013. However it was only earlier in 2015 that adherence to DefCore Guidelines became a requirement for products that want to use the OpenStack name and OpenStack Powered logo. As a result, a lot more people are now interested in DefCore than in the past. As we’ve started receiving a lot more feedback about DefCore, it’s become apparent that there are a few misconceptions out there from folks who are new to DefCore.

DefCore Misconceptions Part 1: Leading vs Trailing Indicators

DefCore isn’t a new creature in the OpenStack community: it’s been in discussion since at least 2013. However it was only earlier in 2015 that adherence to DefCore Guidelines became a requirement for products that want to use the OpenStack name and OpenStack Powered logo. As a result, a lot more people are now interested in DefCore than in the past. As we’ve started receiving a lot more feedback about DefCore, it’s become apparent that there are a few misconceptions out there from folks who are new to DefCore.