Mary Thengvall

Mary Thengvall is a connector of people at heart, both personally and professionally. She loves digging into the strategy of how to build and foster communities, and has been working with various developer communities for over 10 years. After several years of building community programs at O’Reilly Media, Chef Software, and SparkPost, she’s now consulting and contracting with companies looking to build out a Developer Relations strategy.

Happy Birthday OpenStack from SF Bay Area Open Infra

Happy Birthday OpenStack from SF Bay Area Open Infra

I love birthday celebrations! They’re so full of joy and reminiscing of years gone by. Discussions of “I knew her when” or “Remember when he… ?” They have a tendency to bring separate communities of people together in unique and fun ways. And we all know how passionate I am about communities… So when Rain Leander suggested that I attend… Read more →

Rocky Test Days Milestone 2: June 14-15

Who’s up for a rematch? Rocky Milestone 2 is here and we’re ready to rumble! Join us on June 14 & 15 (next Thursday and Friday) for an awesome time of taking down bugs and fighting errors in the most recent release. We won’t be pulling any punches. Want to get in on the action? We’re looking for developers, users,… Read more →

Community Blog Round-up: June 4

I’m in a bit of shock that it’s already June… anyone else share that feeling? With summer around the corner for those of us in the northern hemisphere (or Juneuary as we call it in San Francisco), there’s a promise of vacations ahead. Be sure to take us along on your various adventures — sharing about your new favorite hacks,… Read more →

The RDO Community Represents at RedHat Summit, May 8-10

Over the past few weeks we’ve been gearing up for Red Hat Summit and now it’s almost here! We hope to see you onsite — there are so many great talks, events, and networking opportunities to take advantage of. From panels to general sessions to hands-on labs, chances are you’re going to have a hard time choosing which sessions to… Read more →

Community Blogpost Round-up: April 20

The last month has been busy to say the least, which is why we haven’t gotten around to posting a recent Blogpost Roundup, but it looks like you all have been busy as well! Thanks as always for continuing to share your knowledge around RDO and OpenStack. Enjoy!

March 14 Community Blog Round-up

Hardware burn-in in the CERN datacenter by Tim Bell During the Ironic sessions at the recent OpenStack Dublin PTG in Spring 2018, there were some discussions on adding a further burn in step to the OpenStack Bare Metal project (Ironic) state machine. The notes summarising the sessions were reported to the openstack-dev list. This blog covers the CERN burn in… Read more →

March 1 Blogpost Roundup

It’s been a busy few weeks of blogging! Thanks as always to those of you who continue to write great content. OpenStack Role Assignment Inheritance for CloudForms by Adam Young Operators expect to use CloudForms to perform administrative tasks. For this reason, the documentation for OpenStack states that the Keystone user must have an ‘admin’ role. We found at least… Read more →