Building the RackStack: Packaging from Upstream OpenStack

OpenStack is a rapidly evovlving code base, with over 1,000 commits to Nova and Glance projects during the Juno cycle as of August 2014. Upgrading the control plane from OpenStack's master branch throughout the release's development cycle, rather than at the end of the cycle, and keeping the production cloud aligned with upstream provides a unique set of challenges (and is more than a little insane.) Rackspace has been doing just that. Full session details here: