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StarlingX is 5 Years Old, and more from the OpenInfra Summit

By Ildiko Vancsa on 11/07/2023

Learn more about StarlingX and the recent Open Infrastructure Summit.

The recent Open Infrastructure Summit was a great event with people from all around the world participating, and discussing all things about open source infrastructure. StarlingX had a strong presence at the conference with active contributors attending in person, as well as having people who came to town just to learn more about the project.

Conference Sessions

Contributors and users gave presentations to talk about their StarlingX use cases as well as share details about the capabilities of the platform. These sessions were recorded and are already available on YouTube:

For more StarlingX-related content, please check out the project’s YouTube playlist!


Forum sessions were interactive sessions to provide the space and opportunity for users and project contributors to get together and discuss feedback, priorities and next steps. The StarlingX community had a short session to learn about use cases that people have been considering StarlingX for.

Main discussion topics included:

  • Connectivity in rural areas
  • Industrial IoT and sensors
  • MSPs (Managed Services Providers)

Check out the Forum etherpad for further notes!

Project Teams Gathering (PTG)

The PTG was a co-located event to the OpenInfra Summit. It focused on providing an opportunity for active contributors of OpenInfra projects and newcomers to discuss important topics, such as team priorities, roadmap, process improvements, onboarding and more, in person. Contributors and newcomers to the StarlingX project held a session to discuss current work items and challenges.

Main discussion topics included:

  • Project communication - Improve mailing list communication and discuss preferred chat tool options
  • Onboarding users and new contributors
  • Activities to move forward with implementing Arm support for StarlingX

Check out the PTG etherpad for further notes!

About StarlingX

If you would like to learn more about the project and get involved check the website for more information or download the code and start to experiment with the platform. If you are already evaluating or using the software please fill out the user survey and help the community improve the project based on your feedback.

Stay tuned for the next event where you can meet the StarlingX community!