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December 2021 Board Meeting Minutes

Tuesday, 11, January 2022 Rich Bowen Board minutes No Comments

Note: Posting late, as we appear to have overlooked posting these after the December meeting. Note: The November board meeting didn't happen due to scheduling conflicts, so there are no minutes for that month. Attendees Board members Pat Riehecky Thomas Oulevey Rich Bowen Davide Cavalca Tru Huynh Mike Jim Bex Josh Boyer joined at :30 […]

CentOS Hyperscale SIG Quarterly Report for 2021Q4

Monday, 10, January 2022 Davide Cavalca SIG No Comments

CentOS Hyperscale SIG Quarterly Report for 2021Q4 This report covers work that happened between October 2nd and December 31st. For previous work, see the 2021Q3 report. Purpose The Hyperscale SIG focuses on enabling CentOS Stream deployment on large-scale infrastructures and facilitating collaboration on packages and tooling. Membership update Since the last update, the SIG gained […]

CentOS Community Newsletter: December 2021

Tuesday, 7, December 2021 Rich Bowen Newsletter No Comments

Dear CentOS enthusiast, As we approach the end of 2021, I wanted to thank all of you who have worked so hard this year towards the betterment of the project. This year we've made governance more transparent, welcomed several new SIGs, made big strides in consolidating infrastructure with Fedora where it made sense, and begun […]

Introducing CentOS Stream 9

Friday, 3, December 2021 Rich Bowen announcement 22 Comments

The CentOS Project is delighted to announce the availability of CentOS Stream 9, the latest major release of the CentOS Stream distribution. What’s Great About CentOS Stream CentOS Stream is Continuous CentOS Stream is a continuous-delivery distribution providing each point-release of Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL). Before a package is formally introduced to CentOS Stream, it undergoes […]

Announcing the latest release of CentOS Linux 8 (2111)

Tuesday, 16, November 2021 Johnny Hughes announcement No Comments

We are pleased to announce the general availability of the latest version of CentOS Linux 8. Effectively immediately, this is the current release for CentOS Linux 8 and is tagged as 2111, derived from Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.5 Source Code. **PLEASE NOTE:** CentOS Linux 8 will EOL on 31 December 2021. We will handle […]

Announcing availability of Gitlab for the CentOS project

Wednesday, 10, November 2021 lgriffin announcement 2 Comments

You may recall that CPE ran a requirements session to figure out a future home for storing our source code. Gitlab was chosen as the destination based on the varied requirements. Over the past year, CentOS Stream has been developed through Gitlab. We used this period of time to test the workflows and we are […]

CentOS Community Newsletter: November 2021

Tuesday, 2, November 2021 Rich Bowen Newsletter No Comments

Dear CentOS enthusiast, It’s been another busy month in the CentOS project. Here’s some of the highlights from around the community. Project News Karanbir ‘KB’ Singh On October 18th, we had the historic news that project lead and long-term Board of Directors member Karanbir “KB” Singh will resign from the Board, effective immediately. If you’ve been […]

October 2021 Board Meeting Minutes

Monday, 1, November 2021 Rich Bowen Board agendas, Board minutes No Comments

2021-10 CentOS board meeting Attendees Board members Brian “bex” Exelbierd Thomas Oulevey Davide Cavalca Jim Perrin Tru Huynh Mike McLean Josh Boyer Directors Absent Pat Riehecky Karanbir Singh Johnny Hughes Guests Shaun McCance Matthias Runge Lance Albertson Brian Stinson Alfredo ** 22h05 ** Agenda Previous minutes On going discussion Nothing to report. Issues […]

CentOS Promo SIG quarterly report, November 2021

Monday, 1, November 2021 Rich Bowen SIG No Comments

During the past quarter (August, September, October) the Promo SIG has been involved in the following activities: Community/Membership In the most recent quarter, I (Rich Bowen) have been trying harder to engage more of the community in the promotion of the project, rather than doing it all myself. This has been met with mixed success, […]

CPE Quarterly Update Q3 2021

Monday, 1, November 2021 zlopez Infra No Comments

This is a summary of the work done on initiatives by the Community Platform Engineering (CPE) Team in Red Hat. Each quarter, the CPE Team—together with CentOS and Fedora community representatives—chooses initiatives to work on in the quarter. The CPE Team is then split into multiple smaller sub-teams that will work on chosen initiatives, plus […]