OpenStack Summit Vancouver 2015: What we’re up to at the show

OpenStack Summit is upon us! We hope you’ll join us at the conference, but whether you’re there or following from home, we wanted to share some of our plans with you. Feel free to share your thoughts about the show with us at our Twitter feed – we’ll be using the #OpenStack hashtag to share updates.

News and blogs

Read about the results of a survey of OpenStack users

A new benchmark reinforces the performance of OpenStack Manila at scale and demonstrates how enterprises can lower storage and energy costs

Software-defined storage can deliver the promise of OpenStack Manila

Train With Us

You can become Red Hat Certified in OpenStack for free! Register at the link below, but don’t delay – the sessions are May 17th!

WHERE: Pan Pacific Vancouver Hotel, Pacific Rim Suite
WHEN: May 17, 2 sessions: 9-12pm & 1-4pm
HOW: Click here to register for free

Knowledge Transfer

Red Hat is speaking in approximately 40 sessions this year! For storage, specifically, you can find us using the following chart – see you there?

MONDAY – MAY 18
Time Session title Location Speaker
2:00 PM Manila: An Update on OpenStack’s Shared File Services Program Room 109 Sean Cohen (w/NetApp and HP)
3:40 PM Storage security in a critical enterprise OpenStack environment Room 211 Danny Al-Gaaf & Sage Weil
5:30 – 6:10 PM Dude, where’s my volume?A guide to storage backup, migration, replication with OpenStack Cinder Room 210 Neil Levine and Sean Cohen
TUESDAY – MAY 19
11:15 AM Ceph and OpenStack: current integration and roadmap Room 211 Josh Durgin & Sebastien Han
WEDNESDAY – MAY 20
2:40 PM Keeping OpenStack Storage Trendy with Ceph and Containers Room 109 Sage Weil
4:30 PM The Road to Enterprise-Ready OpenStack as Service Room 109 Sean Cohen
THURSDAY – MAY 21
Time Session title Location Speaker
11:00 AM Ask the experts: Designing storage for the enterprise Room 109 Aaron Delp, Greg Knieriemen, Neil Levine, Alex McDonald, Manju Ramanathpura, Mark Twomey

 

Knowledge Transfer With Our Partners and Customers

TUESDAY – MAY 19
Time Session title Location Speaker
11:15 – 11:55AM Ceph at CERN: A Year in the Life of a Petabyte-Scale Block Storage Service Room 109 Dan van der Ster, CERN
3:40 – 4:20pm Setting up a highly available storage cluster for Cinder and Glance backend using Ceph with optional Rados Gateway for Object Store Room 210 Steve Hand and Randy Perryman, Dell
WEDNESDAY – MAY 20
9:00 – 9:40am A Year with Cinder and Ceph at TWC Room 109 Craig Delatte, OpenStack DevOps and Bryan Stillwell, Time Warner Cable

 

 

 

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