Bryce says all this development work has happened organically within the community. "As different parts of the community saw gaps in the code and opportunities to add in functionality, it's been added to the project," Bryce says. "It's been very implementation driven." The Havana release features more than 400 new updates to the code and was made by contributions from 910 individuals a 60% increase from the last release - from 145 different companies.
Another first for OpenStack will be that its bi-annual user conference and development summit will be held in an international location, this time Hong Kong. Bryce says OpenStack has seen strong support for the project in international communities, not just in Asia where the summit will be held in the first week of November, but across Europe as well. "From a foundation perspective, we want to continue to help encourage and help accelerate adoption and interest," he says, both home and abroad.
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