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Fuel and OpenStack in Action: Central and Eastern Europe

Three noteworthy open source events in Central and Eastern Europe this week and last in the OpenStack and cloud space.

Polish OpenStack User Group, June 6th

The first Open Stack User Group in Poland takes place in Szczecin Thursday June, 6th, on June 6th 2013, 5.00 pm CEST (GMT + 2 hrs) at Hackerspace in Technopark Pomerania, an IT hub for local public and private tech ventures.  ( (It’s about 90 minutes from Berlin). The event features  Google Hangout sessions and IRC Chats during, with our own Boris Renski and our friends Eric Windisch of CloudScaling, Tim Bell of CERN, and Atul Jha of OpenStack India. Key info:

More info here.

Openstack CEE Day, May 29th

With a couple hundred OpenStack developers gathering in Budapest this past week to hear from luminaries including OpenStack Foundation CEO Jonathan Bryce, we sent our very own Tomasz Napierala to present on Fuel. Check out the video (below), and then get going to the Polish OpenStack User Group.

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Berlin Buzzwords 2013, June 3rd and 4th

While you’re on the road from Budapest to Szczecin, stop by and check out how the world of big data and open source converge on the aptly named Berlin Buzzwords conference. Originating as a Hadoop/Lucene festival 3-4 years ago, the conference has expanded to draw interest across the spectrum from some of the most innovative open source projects of the past decade alongside OpenStack. With the Savanna Hadoop-on-OpenStack project underway, it’s a good time to look ahead to other technologies taking advantage of the leading open source IaaS to scale big fast.

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