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After evaluating over 300 user stories from multiple stakeholders we have aligned on a decision for the Gitforge that CPE will operate for the coming years. We are opting for Gitlab for our dist git and project hosting and will continue to run pagure.io with community assistance. Analysis and recommendation: A lot of comments and […]

Over the past few weeks we've gotten questions on various forums - email, Twitter, IRC, and so on - about why there are no mentions of CentOS 8 updates, or CentOS Stream updates, on the centos-announce mailing list. For those not familiar, centos-announce is were we tell you about security and bugfix updates that have […]

CPE - Community Platform Engineering - is the engineering group within Red Hat which does a lot of the behind-the-scenes work that makes the CentOS and Fedora projects possible. CentOS Stream Project Update 2020-02-28 We would like to welcome you all to our first blog update on the CentOS Stream initiative. Over the course of […]

Due to the change in the status of Red Hat Summit, we have made the decision to postpone the CentOS Dojo at Facebook to a later date. Many of our potential speakers, as well as many of our attendees, had travel plans that were dependent on attendance at Red Hat Summit, and without that event […]

At the end of each CentOS Dojo we have an attendee survey. While these never have the response rate I'd like, they do produce interesting data that help us improve future events. Here's the results from the survey from the Dojo in Brussels, 2020 Q1: I use CentOS for ... 17 responses76.5% Running services at […]

We will be holding a CentOS Dojo at Facebook, Menlo Park, (San Francisco area) on April 24th. This is the Friday immediately before Red Hat Summit, so you can tack a few extra days on the front of your Summit trip and see how CentOS is used at Facebook. Details of the event are available […]

CentOS Dojo, Brussels, January 31, 2020Grant Place MarriottEvent details: https://wiki.centos.org/Events/Dojo/Brussels2020 Just the facts: Registered: 125Attended: Approx 110 (12% no-show)13 sessions. Slides and video will be posted at the above address over the coming 2 weeks. Event report: We held the annual CentOS Dojo ahead of FOSDEM again this year. We were at the Grand Place […]

Why? The current logo has a long history, and is well recognized, but the design is essentially 15 years old.  There have been comments on the mailing list that the brand should be updated. The logo also has a lot of colors which makes printing and embroidery more expensive, and sometimes leads into color matching […]

About this document This document lays out a problem statement, requirements, and constraints according to the Open Decision Framework. The aim is to arrive at a transparent decision about the future of a git forge for the communities that represent the platforms that the Community Platform Engineering (CPE) team manages. Those communities are the CentOS and […]

On behalf of the Board, a group of us is working on an update to the CentOS Project goals that were originally laid out in 2014 and are online at centos.org/about. We’re hosting informal user and contributor interviews in a room throughout the day at the CentOS Dojo later this month in Brussels. Please join […]