Learn more about the latest OpenStack event in India where attendees learned more about contributing to OpenStack like providing new features, writing documentation, and participating in working groups.

Kollam, India—Bangalore based OpenStack enthusiasts and members of OpenTech Foundation gathered together for OpenStack Technology Institute Day in Amritha University campus in Kollam, Kerala, India. It was well-received by many students and raised interesting queries which Dell’s Principal Architect Prakash Ramchandran and VMware’s Dr. Ganesh Hiregoudar answered. Along with both of them, Institute Day was driven by Professor Vipin with FOSS updates and Calsoft‘s Digambar Patil was around to mentor students for upstream contributions including setting up the environment, submit patches, etc.

Here are some of the glimpses of event.

About OpenStack Technology Institute Day: 

OpenStack Technology Institute Day is a program to share knowledge about the different ways of contributing to OpenStack like providing new features, writing documentation, participating in working groups, and so forth. The educational program is built on the principle of open collaboration and will teach the students how to find information and navigate the intricacies of the project’s technical tools and social interactions in order to get their contributions accepted. The training is focusing on hands-on practice like the students can use a prepared development environment to learn how to test, prepare and upload new code snippets or documentation for review. The attendees are also given the opportunity to join a mentoring program to get further help and guidance on their journey to become an active and successful member of the OpenStack community.

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Sagar Nangare is a technology blogger, focusing on data center technologies (networking, telecom, cloud, storage) and emerging domains like edge computing, IoT, machine learning, AI). He works at Calsoft Inc. as a digital strategist.