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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 […]

NFV SIG quarterly report

Saturday, 30, October 2021 amoralej Uncategorized No Comments

Purpose The CentOS NFV (Network Function Virtualization) SIG provides a CentOS-based stack that will serve as a platform for the deployment and testing of virtual network functions (VNFs) and NFV component packages on compliant CentOS platform. Membership Ales Musil (amusil) has joined as new SIG member. Welcome on board! Packages New package openvswitch2.16 has been […]

Karanbir Singh stepping down from the CentOS Board

Tuesday, 19, October 2021 Rich Bowen Uncategorized 2 Comments

Today we have heard from KB that he is stepping down from the CentOS Board of Directors. On behalf of the Board, I want to thank KB for his years of leadership. His work on the project, and in the community, has made the world a better place in tangible ways that affect millions of […]

Automotive SIG in full swing

Friday, 15, October 2021 Jefro SIG No Comments

The CentOS Automotive SIG launched in August following approval from the CentOS Board in July. This SIG, instigated by Red Hat and open to all, is meant to be a neutral public space for collaboration between third parties interested in open development of software targeted at in-vehicle automotive use cases, and to provide automotive projects […]

October news (Video)

Wednesday, 13, October 2021 Rich Bowen Uncategorized No Comments

Here's an overview of the news for October.

Software Collections SIG quarterly report, October 2021

Tuesday, 5, October 2021 Rich Bowen Uncategorized No Comments

Purpose The SCLo SIG aims to provide Software Collections packages from Red Hat and community for the CentOS ecosystem. For details about what Software Collections are, visit <>. Membership No changes in membership since last report. We are always looking for new members. Health and activity The SIG tries to follow the upstream releases as […]

Kmods SIG quarterly report

Tuesday, 5, October 2021 Rich Bowen Uncategorized No Comments

Kmods SIG This report covers work that happened since last report. The previous report can be found here. Purpose Packaging and maintaining kernel modules for CentOS Stream. Membership Update No SIG members have been added since last report. We welcome anybody that’s interested and willing to do work within the scope of the SIG to join […]

CentOS Community Newsletter: October 2021

Tuesday, 5, October 2021 Rich Bowen Newsletter 1 Comment

It hardly seems possible that it’s already October. September (and the first few days of October) was very busy in CentOS news. Events We had our first in-person event in almost two years, last week in Seattle, and we have two upcoming events. October CentOS Dojo Later this week we will be holding the October […]

CentOS Hyperscale SIG Quarterly Report for 2021Q3

Saturday, 2, October 2021 Davide Cavalca SIG No Comments

This report covers work that happened between July 2nd and October 1st. For previous work, see the 2021Q2 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 three new members (Chris Murphy, Omar Sandoval […]