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Deploying Devstack with Ironic

Devstack with Ironic Openstack  Openstack is a cloud operating system which manages pools of resources like storage, newtorking, computing and provisions cloud solutions which is massively scalable. Openstack is an free and open source project. Openstack's mission is to provide ubiquitous cloud computing platform which serves as Infrastructure As A Service (IAAS) to meet the needs of public, private cloud and hybrid cloud. Devstack Devstack is an all in one installer for Openstack. Openstack is getting bigger and bigger day by day. Many new projects have been added to it and it is getting more complicated. To make things easy, Devstack offers a way to install all components of Openstack with out much fuss. These are the key components of Openstack : Compute ( Code name 'Nova') : Nova is responsible for creation and management of virtual machines. It has support for different types of Hypervisors like KVM, Xen, QEMU, Vmware-vsphere, Hyper-V, Baremetal. Object Storage (Code…

Google Summer Of Code Intern in Openstack

Yay!! Google Summer Of Code Intern In Openstack

The Google Summer of Code (GSoC) is an annual program, first held from May to August 2005, in which Google awards stipends (of US$5,500, as of 2014) to all students who successfully complete a requested free and open-source software coding project during the summer. The event draws its name from the 1967 Summer of Love (of the 1960s counterculture), and the idea for the SoC came directly from Google's founders, Sergey Brin and Larry Page.

For the first time Openstack was selected as mentoring organization in GSOC. Here's the list of students whose proposal got accepted for Openstack.

Here's my proposal link (link)and link to the proposed idea (idea) that I would be working on. I am so thankful to my mentor (Sriram) who has helped me a lot.
I am really excited to be a part of such awesome community.

How to contribute to Openstack

How to contribute to OpenstackMy contribution : link

First of all lets answer the question who can contribute to Openstack. Anyone. Yes, anyone can contribute to Openstack. Whether you are interested in developing new feature in Openstack  or in Documentation or in fixing Bugs , you are welcome. That's how Open source projects work.
Lets answer another question . Why should anyone contribute to Openstack. The answer would be :  To learn more about the project. By contributing you learn a lot of things. You are making the system better and helping others all over the world who use Openstack.
Let's begin This  is where you should start. The link has all the information on How to contribute. All the commands used here are from that link. In case if you want more info please use the link provided in the beginning. My mentor suggested me to fix a Bug in Openstack. Bug can be a very small one like fixing a typo in the code message or it can be a critical  one. Both are considered as co…