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Wednesday, August 29
 

9:15am

Keynote: State of Linux - Jim Zemlin, Executive Director, The Linux Foundation
Speakers
avatar for Jim Zemlin, The Linux Foundation

Jim Zemlin, The Linux Foundation

Zemlin’s career spans three of the largest technology trends to rise over the last decade: mobile computing, SaaS and open source software. Today, as executive director of The Linux Foundation, he uses this experience to accelerate the adoption of Linux and support the future of computing. Zemlin’s career took root at Western Wireless, which had a successful IPO and was later acquired by Deutsche Telekom and renamed T-Mobile USA. He was also... Read More →


Wednesday August 29, 2012 9:15am - 9:30am
Grand Ballroom

9:30am

Keynote Panel: What is the Open Cloud? Stacks, Platforms and Open Source - Joe Brockmeier, Citrix; Greg DeKoenigsberg, Eucalyptus Systems; Stefano Maffulli, OpenStack; John Mark Walker, Red Hat (Moderator)
Speakers
avatar for Joe Brockmeier, Citrix

Joe Brockmeier, Citrix

Joe Brockmeier is a open source evangelist for Citrix, working on the Apache CloudStack (incubating) project. Joe has a long history of involvement with open source, and has also worked for Novell as the openSUSE community manager. He has also spent many years working as a technology journalist, and has written for ReadWriteWeb, Linux.com, LWN, Linux Magazine, NetworkWorld, ZDNet, and many others.
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John Mark Walker, Red Hat

John Mark is an experienced Open Source community guy. His first foray into the Open Source business was at VA Linux Systems, beginning a career that has stretched over ten years. John Mark has made stops at such startups as Groundwork, Hyperic, Splunk and, now, Gluster (acquired by Red Hat). John Mark is also the co-founder and Vice-president of the Open Cloud Initiative and a mentor for the Outercurve Foundation.
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Stefano Maffulli, OpenStack

OpenStack community manager, Stefano built his career around Free Software and open source. As Italian Chancellor of the Free Software Foundation Europe, he also created the FSFE Fellowship participation program. Later as community manager of leading mobile open source sync solution Funambol, his efforts boosted downloads and bolstered enterprise contributions. For Twitter, he led efforts to expand in the Italian market. In his spare time, he... Read More →
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Sam Ramji, Apigee

VP of Strategy, Apigee
Sam Ramji is VP of Strategy at Apigee, enterprise API technology and free developer tools. Sam brings over 15 years of industry experience in enterprise software, product development, and open source strategy. Prior to Apigee, Ramji led open source strategy across Microsoft. He was a founding member of the AquaLogic product team and has built large-scale enterprise and Web-scale applications, leading the Ofoto engineering team through its... Read More →
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Greg DeKoenigsberg, Eucalyptus Systems

Greg DeKoenigsberg is the Vice President of Community at Eucalyptus Systems, the world's leading open source private cloud vendor. He was previously Senior Community Architect for open source leader Red Hat. where he served in various community leadership roles, including a term as the leader of the Fedora Project.


Wednesday August 29, 2012 9:30am - 10:00am
Grand Ballroom

10:00am

Keynote: Infrastructure and the Cloud - Kirk Bresniker, Vice President, Chief Technologist and HP Fellow, HP
Speakers
avatar for Kirk Bresniker, HP

Kirk Bresniker, HP

Vice President, Chief Technologist and HP Fellow, HP
Kirk Bresniker sets the technology direction for the Business Critical Systems unit at HP. He and his team play a vital role in delivering the future direction for HP’s mission critical offerings. Bresniker additionally focuses on integrating Business Critical Systems technologists across the company’s enterprise servers and storage community and bringing their skills, expertise and experiences to the broadest possible set of... Read More →


Wednesday August 29, 2012 10:00am - 10:20am
Grand Ballroom

10:45am

Beyond Open Source in the Cloud - Gordon Haff, Red Hat

Openness doesn’t stop and end with the submission of some format to a standards body or with the announcement of partners endorsing some specific technology platform. It doesn’t stop and end with open source either. An open cloud isn’t about having some singular feature. It’s about maximizing a wide range of characteristics that push the needle from closed to truly open. These include open source and open standards for sure. But they also include portability of applications and data, viable and independent communities, freedom from IP encumbrances, and APIs that are independent of specific implementations.

The audience for this session is anyone wanting to better understand how to minimize lock-in when building or developing on a cloud, whether private, public, or hybrid. Only a general understanding of cloud computing is required.


Speakers
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Gordon Haff, Red Hat

Gordon Haff is cloud evangelist at Red Hat where he writes and speaks extensively on cloud computing and related topics. Prior to Red Hat, Gordon wrote hundreds of research notes, was frequently quoted in technical and other publications, and advised clients on product and marketing strategies. Earlier in his career, he was responsible for bringing a wide range of computer systems to market while at Data General. Gordon has engineering degrees... Read More →


Wednesday August 29, 2012 10:45am - 11:30am
Executive Center Room 1

10:45am

Data Security and Privacy in a Cloud World - Dustin Kirkland, Gazzang

How are you managing your most sensitive information stored in the Cloud? Are you encrypting that data? Where are you storing your cryptographic keys and certificates? And who has access to them? If you have a stake in your organization's security, these questions may be keeping you up at night.

Cloud storage and Big Data present significant opportunities for enterprises, but those opportunities bring several huge challenges. In this session, we’ll explore:
- What's not secure, not acceptable, not working --- but totally
pervasive!
- Where encryption makes the most sense around Cloud and Big Data applications
- Key sprawl in the cloud
- The strengths and weaknesses of various key management options
- Easing the pain - Recent innovations for managing keys and company
secrets
- Real-world use cases – from web servers to cloud file systems to big data to
SSH to SSL


Speakers
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Dustin Kirkland, Gazzang

Dustin Kirkland the Chief Architect at Gazzang, delivering data security and encryption for cloud computing and big data using eCryptfs. Dustin is also an active Core Developer of the Ubuntu Linux distribution, maintainer of 20+ open source projects including eCryptFS, and the creator of Byobu, PowerNap, run-one, ssh-import-id, TestDrive, and zEscrow. | | He lives in Austin, Texas, with his wife, daughter, and his two Australian Shepherds, Aggie... Read More →


Wednesday August 29, 2012 10:45am - 11:30am
Marina 6

10:45am

Building the Open Cloud - David Nalley, Apache CloudStack

Cloud is perhaps one of the most talked about an over-used buzzword in IT today – leading to a lot of confusion and dilution of the term. This talk will give a brief overview of the types of cloud deployment models (public, private, and hybrid) and a general understanding of generic cloud service offerings (Saas, Paas, and IaaS). The bulk of the conversation will focus on the open source software and standards to adhere to for building cloud computing environments and the complementary open source management tools that can be combined to automate the management of them. The discussion will appeal to anyone who has a good grasp of traditional data center infrastructure but is struggling with the benefits and migration path to a cloud computing environment. Systems administrators and IT generalists will leave the discussion with a general overview of the options for building and managing


Speakers
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David Nalley, Apache CloudStack

David Nalley is a committer and is currently on the PPMC for Apache CloudStack In addition he\'s a long time contributor to the Fedora Project, where among other things he is | currently serving on the Fedora Project Board. He\'s also contributed to in various forms to Cobbler, Zenoss, Opengroupware.org, OLPC Math4, and Sahana. He is a frequent speaker at Free Software conferences around the nation, and writes for a number... Read More →


Wednesday August 29, 2012 10:45am - 11:30am
Executive Center Room 2

10:45am

Open Source And Federation As Key Drivers For Competitive Cloud Marketplace - Krishnan Subramanian, Rishidot Research

Cloud Computing has matured over the past few years with increasing enterprise adoption but it also brings in  potential risks in terms of vendor lock-in. There is a school of thought that argues that open protocols and formats triumph over licensing in the cloud based world. In this presentation, I will give an overview of the role of open source in cloud computing and present arguments to show that open source is a critical piece to mitigate any lockin risks in the cloud. I will also show that open source is a necessary condition to ensure a federated cloud ecosystem which I will project as an antidote to natural market monopoly. I will end the presentation with best practices suggestions to take advantage of open source in the cloud and mitigate lockin risks. 
This presentation will not require any deep technical expertise and is targeted at both technical and business users.


Speakers
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Krishnan Subramanian, Rishidot Research

Krishnan is an industry analyst focussed on cloud infrastructure and platforms. One of his research areas include the role of open source and federation in ensuring a competitive cloud marketplace. He has been an advisor to Glue Conference and Cloud Connect, Santa Clara. He is also running DeployCon 2012, a conference focussed on cloud platforms. His speaking engagements include: | 1) Cloud 9 Technology Kickoff event at St. Louis, 2) Cloud... Read More →


Wednesday August 29, 2012 10:45am - 11:30am
Marina 5

11:40am

Avoiding Vendor Lock-In Using Apache Libcloud - Tomaz Muraus, Rackspace

Apache Libcloud (http://libcloud.apache.org) is an open-source Python client library for interacting with different cloud providers through a unified and easy to use API.
This talk will address the following topics:
* Why a library like this was built in the first place (history & motivation)* What we have learned while building it (not all the providers always play nice)* A short introduction to the library APIs (compute, storage, load-balancer and DNS)* Examples* How to participate and contribute* Roadmap and plans for the future* Questions
Target audience for this talk are developers who want to run or manage their infrastructure and code on multiple cloud providers and / or avoid vendor lock-in.


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Tomaz Muraus, Rackspace

Tomaz Muraus is a software developer / DevOp on the Cloud Monitoring team at Rackspace Hosting, project chair of the Apache Libcloud project, backend developer and open-standards and open-source enthusiast. | Speaking experience include local tech events in Slovenia, Slovenian PHP Conference, EuroPython and internal tech talks. | For more information check his website at http://www.tomaz.me or follow him at @KamiSLO.


Wednesday August 29, 2012 11:40am - 12:25am
Marina 6

11:40am

Oracle’s Cloud Computing Strategy – Your Strategy. Your Cloud. Your Choice. - David Krauss, Oracle

As enterprise adoption of cloud computing accelerates, organizations must have a strategy and plan for moving to the cloud. What should you put into public clouds? Should you create a private cloud? Should you use cloud applications, platform or infrastructure? How should organizations get started on the road to cloud computing? This session explores best practices for how organizations can move to cloud computing.


Speakers
avatar for David Krauss, Oracle

David Krauss, Oracle

David Krauss brings almost two decades of marketing experience from the financial services sector and the enterprise software industry, and is currently the Senior Director for Oracle’s enterprise-grade Cloud Applications and Services.   David has worked with many Fortune 500 customers across the globe, giving him a broad perspective into the different challenges and opportunities organizations have to better leverage... Read More →


Wednesday August 29, 2012 11:40am - 12:25pm
Executive Center Room 1

11:40am

The OpenNebula Cloud Platform for Data Center Virtualization - Carlos Martin, OpenNebula

The presentation will describe the OpenNebula project for data center virtualization, with a focus on how to deploy OpenNebula-based private clouds and its unique features to tune and adapt it to any technology in the the cloud and virtualization ecosystem.

The target audience are developers and IT administrators interested in deploying a private cloud solution, or in the integration of OpenNebula with other projects. The talk will be useful for both people with experience or without prior knowledge of OpenNebula, as it will start by introducing the project and its main features, along with a quick demonstration. Although this is not a hands-on tutorial, by the end of the presentation attendees will have a comprehensive idea of the integration and customization capabilities of OpenNebula in different areas, like user authentication, virtualization, storage, networking, etc.


Speakers
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Carlos Martín, OpenNebula

Carlos Martín received his M.E. (2009) and M.Sc. (2010) degrees in Computer Science from Universidad Complutense de Madrid. He has been part of the OpenNebula team for the last 3 years, as engineer of the virtual infrastructure engine. He has been involved in several EU-funded flagship projects in cloud computing, like RESERVOIR, NUBA and StratusLab. In the context of these projects, he has given some tutorials and presentations in... Read More →


Wednesday August 29, 2012 11:40am - 12:25pm
Executive Center Room 2

11:40am

Ceph: A Unified Distributed Storage System - Sage Weil, Inktank/Ceph

Ceph is a fully open source distributed object store, network block device, and file system designed for reliability, performance, and scalability from terabytes to exabytes.The storage system is self managing and self healing which means reduced system administration. It runs on commodity hardware, has no single point of failure, leverages an intelligent storage node system and is open source.

This proposal is directed at an intermediate technical audience. This talk will describe the Ceph architecture and then focus on the current status and future of the project. This will include a discussion of Ceph's relationship with local filesystems (like btrfs, xfs, and ext4), the file system and RBD clients in the Linux kernel, RBD support for virtual block devices in Qemu/KVM and libvirt, and current engineering challenges.


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Sage Weil, Inktank/Ceph

Sage Weil designed Ceph as part of his PhD research in Storage Systems at the University of California, Santa Cruz. Since graduating, he has continued to refine the system with the goal of providing a stable next generation distributed file system for Linux. Prior to his graduate work, he cofounded New Dream Network, the company behind DreamHost.com, a Los Angeles-based web hosting company. Recently, he released a professional services company... Read More →


Wednesday August 29, 2012 11:40am - 12:25pm
Marina 5

2:00pm

Cloud API's - The New Agent of Vendor Lock-In - Marten Mickos, Eucalyptus; Cole Crawford, Open Compute Foundation; Sam Ramji, Apigee, Reuven Cohen, Virtustream

Like system calls, Cloud API's are the bridge to the back end infrastructure that interface with the complex hardware below. Join a panel discussion with Marten Mickos, Cole Crawford, Reuven Cohen & Sam Ramji for a discussion on the current landscape of the technology people are calling the new anti vendor lock.


Speakers
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Reuven Cohen, Virtustream

Reuven is an early innovator in the cloud computing space as the founder of Toronto based Enomaly in 2004 (Acquired by Virtustream in 2012). Enomaly was among the first to develop a self service infrastructure as a service (IaaS) platform (ECP) circa 2005. As well as SpotCloud (2011) the first commodity style cloud computing Spot Market. Apart from his current role as Senior Vice President at Virtustream, Reuven writes "The Digital... Read More →
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Cole Crawford, Open Compute Foundation

Cole is an industry recognized thought leader on linux, virtualization, storage and cloud computing with over 15 years of experience in the field. He sits on multiple technical advisory boards for cloud related companies and is a Cloud Advisor to the Linux Foundation and the Storage Project Chair for Facebook's Open Compute Project.
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Sam Ramji, Apigee

VP of Strategy, Apigee
Sam Ramji is VP of Strategy at Apigee, enterprise API technology and free developer tools. Sam brings over 15 years of industry experience in enterprise software, product development, and open source strategy. Prior to Apigee, Ramji led open source strategy across Microsoft. He was a founding member of the AquaLogic product team and has built large-scale enterprise and Web-scale applications, leading the Ofoto engineering team through its... Read More →
avatar for Marten Mickos, Eucalyptus Systems

Marten Mickos, Eucalyptus Systems

CEO, Eucalyptus Systems
Marten Mickos is CEO of Eucalyptus Systems, the leader in open source cloud computing platforms for on-premise use. Previously as CEO of MySQL AB, Marten grew that company from a garage start-up to the second largest open source company in the world. After the acquisition by Sun Microsystems of MySQL AB, he served as Senior Vice President of Sun's Database Group. Marten holds a M.Sc. in technical physics from Helsinki University of Technology... Read More →


Wednesday August 29, 2012 2:00pm - 2:45pm
Executive Center Room 1

2:00pm

Ryu Network Operating System - Kei Ohmura, NTT

"Ryu is an open-sourced network operating system licensed under Apache License v2. The project URL is http://www.osrg.net/ryu/ . Ryu aims to provide logically centralized control and well defined API that makes it easy for cloud operators to implement network management applications on top of the Ryu. Currently, Ryu supports OpenFlow protocol to control the network devices. Ryu plugin for OpenStack was merged into Quantum Essex. You can create tens of thousands of isolated virtual networks without using VLAN. The project goal is to develop an OSS network operating system that has high quality enough for use in large production environment in code qualify/functionality/usability.This talk is intended for cloud operators and developers. Audience members will learn Ryu desgin and how to manage network with Ryu. We expect that the audience is familiar with network."


Speakers
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Kei Ohmura, NTT

Kei Ohmura is a research developer working for NTT Labs. His group has been developing open source software such as TGT (SCSI target framework), NILFS (log structured file system), Kemari (virtual machine synchronization mechanism for fault tolerance). His current research interests are virtualization technologies, and has been working on rapid virtual machine synchronization technologies for improving live migration and Kemari. He has an... Read More →


Wednesday August 29, 2012 2:00pm - 2:45pm
Marina 6

2:00pm

Cloning SysAdmins with the Cloud and Juju - Clint Byrum, Canonical

"Its time to face the music: There's only a couple guys in Ops, and a lot of infrastructure to set up and it was all due yesterday. If only you could clone all the sysadmins of the world to get all of their expertise and know-how in deploying open source applications, you could actually get it done. Perhaps there is a way: Juju and Charms! Juju encapsulates services in a way that promotes sharing and collaboration the same way packages have done for open source software.
If you are a sysadmin or a developer who is looking to get an infrastructure of databases, loadbalancers, and webapps up to speed rapidly, Juju may be interesting. If you are looking into deploying something massively scalable, like OpenStack or Hadoop, Juju is built to handle that task."


Speakers
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Clint Byrum, Canonical

Clint Byrum is a member of the Canonical Ubuntu Server Team, bringing years of Ops and Development experience in web environments to the task of making Ubuntu Server shine.


Wednesday August 29, 2012 2:00pm - 2:45pm
Executive Center Room 2

2:00pm

Have We Solved the "Data" Durability Problem? - Masood Mortazavi, Yahoo

In the last century, most engineering inventions have emphasized mobility over durability and action orientation. In this talk, I will discuss the impact of this emphasis on remembering what we have learned over time.  I will also discuss the dangers that lie ahead, how cloud storage systems can be a respite, and why we need to have far better storage technologies than we have today.


Speakers
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Masood Mortazavi, Yahoo

Dr. Masood Mortazavi works as a senior principal architect at Yahoo's Cloud Platform Group, where he is helping advance cloud storage and computing services and technologies. He also serves as a consulting Adjunct Professor at Carnegie Mellon University, Silicon Valley campus. He has worked on distributed systems and databases, scalability, multi-tenancy and cloud serving systems. 


Wednesday August 29, 2012 2:00pm - 2:45pm
Marina 5

2:55pm

Getting an Open Systems Cloud Strategy Right the First Time - David Linthicum, Blue Mountain Labs

The ability for enterprise IT to effectively leverage cloud computing means a transformational change in the way that IT thinks about and executes system design, development, and implementation. For many organizations, there is still much confusion around technical approaches, including the proper use of open systems technology. Those who sell highly proprietary technology are creating both hype and confusion. In many instances, the proper approaches get pushed to the back of the room.

In this presentation, David Linthicum will take the mystery out of both cloud computing, and the proper fit and function of open systems technology when building a cloud computing strategy. Instead of mere theory, this session will guide you through a step-by-step process for understanding your own requirements, creating the business cases, and selecting the right technology that will lead your enterprise to success in the cloud.


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David Linthicum, Blue Mountain Labs

David (Dave) S. Linthicum is the CTO and founder of Blue Mountain Labs and an internationally recognized industry expert and thought leader, and the author and coauthor of 13 books on computing, including the best-selling "Enterprise Application Integration" (Addison Wesley). Dave keynotes at many leading technology conferences on cloud computing, SOA, Enterprise Application Integration, and enterprise architecture, and has appeared on a number... Read More →


Wednesday August 29, 2012 2:55pm - 3:40pm
Executive Center Room 1

2:55pm

Deployment - the difference between the 1st month and the next 59 - Dr. Nic Williams, Engine Yard

Platform as a Service has primarily focused on app-centric deployment. DevOps focuses on node/server-centric configuration. What are the options for deploying and upgrading entire systems of applications, data and services? When would you want each of these three options in your project or company? We will investigate the differences in deployment between the 1st month and the other 59 months.
This talk is for anyone who is a developer, devops, or manager for running production applications, from brand new single apps to complex SOAs.


Speakers
avatar for Dr. Nic Williams, Engine Yard

Dr. Nic Williams, Engine Yard

Dr Nic is a developer’s developer. He writes blog posts for developers; creates tools, libraries and text editor extensions for developers; and speaks to developers at conferences. | He’s the VP of Developer Evangelism at Engine Yard, the premier platform as a service. | He’s Australian and now living in the Bay Area. And he’s funny; if you can understand his accent.


Wednesday August 29, 2012 2:55pm - 3:40pm
Marina 6

2:55pm

Deploying an IaaS cloud with Apache CloudStack - David Nalley, Apache CloudStack

Apache CloudStack is arguably one of the most mature, frequently deployed IaaS platforms - having been used in multi-national public clouds, and private clouds scaling to tens of thousands of physical compute nodes, we'll look at considerations for deploying CloudStack and how to gain the most efficiency from your deployment.


Speakers
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David Nalley, Apache CloudStack

David Nalley is a committer and is currently on the PPMC for Apache CloudStack In addition he\'s a long time contributor to the Fedora Project, where among other things he is | currently serving on the Fedora Project Board. He\'s also contributed to in various forms to Cobbler, Zenoss, Opengroupware.org, OLPC Math4, and Sahana. He is a frequent speaker at Free Software conferences around the nation, and writes for a number... Read More →


Wednesday August 29, 2012 2:55pm - 3:40pm
Executive Center Room 2

2:55pm

User-Driven Innovation in the Open Cloud - Greg DeKoenigsberg, Eucalyptus Systems

The open cloud is still in its early stages of evolution -- but its users are ready to innovate now.  In this talk, we will discuss user-driven innovation and its role in the development of open source software in general, and in open source cloud software in particular, with examples of how users are hacking open source cloud software to drive their own innovation strategies.


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Greg DeKoenigsberg, Eucalyptus Systems

Greg DeKoenigsberg is the Vice President of Community at Eucalyptus Systems, the world's leading open source private cloud vendor. He was previously Senior Community Architect for open source leader Red Hat. where he served in various community leadership roles, including a term as the leader of the Fedora Project.


Wednesday August 29, 2012 2:55pm - 3:40pm
Marina 5

4:00pm

Keynote: The Importance of Linux at Intel - Imad Sousou, Director, Intel Open Source Technology Center

Join Imad Sousou as he discusses the significance of Linux development at Intel across a range of computing devices and platforms.  He will share how Intel successfully and effectively contributes code upstream and how collaboration with the Linux and open source communities is a key component to creating and maintaining healthy open ecosystems.


Speakers
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Imad Sousou, Intel

Imad Sousou is the Director of Intel's Open Source Technology Center (OTC), which is chartered with driving Linux and Open Source strategy and execution across Intel platforms and technologies. Imad manages the technology aspects of Linux and Open Source software, including leading Intel's presence in the Linux and open source communities, driving engineering enabling programs, products and relationships, leading industry standards and... Read More →


Wednesday August 29, 2012 4:00pm - 4:20pm
Grand Ballroom

4:20pm

Keynote: Open Cloud, Collapsing the Layers - Kyle MacDonald, VP of Cloud, Canonical
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Kyle MacDonald, Canonical

Kyle MacDonald is Vice President of Cloud at Canonical.  He is responsible for strategy and execution of the Ubuntu Cloud business. Mr. MacDonald served as Chief Evangelist at Cloud.com, Inc.  He also served as Vice President of Corporate Development and Strategy at Hosting.com/Wachovia Capital Partners. Prior to this position, he held executive leadership positions at Sun Microsystems including leading the... Read More →


Wednesday August 29, 2012 4:20pm - 4:40pm
Grand Ballroom

4:40pm

Keynote Panel: State of the Linux Kernel featuring Linus Torvalds, Greg Kroah-Hartman, Ted Ts'o, Sarah Sharp and James Bottomley (moderator)
Speakers
avatar for James Bottomley

James Bottomley

James Bottomley is an active member of the open source community. He maintains the SCSI subsystem, the MCA subsystem, the Linux Voyager port and the 53c700 driver. He was born and grew up in the United Kingdom. He went to university at Cambridge in 1985 for both his undergraduate and doctoral degrees. He joined AT&T Bell labs in 1995 to work on Distributed Lock Manager technology for clustering. In 1997 he moved to the LifeKeeper HA project. He... Read More →
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Greg Kroah-Hartman

Kroah-Hartman is among a distinguished group of software developers that maintain Linux at the kernel level. In his role as Linux Foundation Fellow, KroahHartman will continue his work as the maintainer for the Linux stable kernel branch and a variety of subsystems while working in a fully neutral environment. He will also work more closely with Linux Foundation members, workgroups, Labs projects (http://www.linuxfoundation.org/labs), and staff... Read More →
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Sarah Sharp

Intel
Sarah Sharp is a Linux Kernel hacker at Intel’s Open Source Technology Center. In her spare time, she volunteers for the Portland State Aerospace Society, an open source/open hardware group that builds amateur rockets. Sarah is also a member of Portland’s Code ’N Splode group. Sarah has used git in many projects for two years: her wedding wiki, blog, Linux kernel projects, and keeping track of her home directory.  
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Linus Torvalds

Linus Torvalds created the Linux kernel and oversaw open source development of the widely-used Linux operating system. Torvalds was born on December 28, 1969 in Helsinki, Finland. Torvalds enrolled at the University of Helsinki in 1988, graduating with a master's degree in computer science. His M.Sc. thesis was titled Linux: A Portable Operating System. An avid computer programmer, Linus authored many gaming applications in his early years... Read More →
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Ted Ts'o

Theodore Ts'o was the first North American Linux Kernel Developer, and organizes the Annual Linux Kernel Developer's Summit, which brings together the top 75 Linux Kernel Developers from all over the world for an annual face-to-face meeting. He was a founding board member of the Free Standards Group, and was chair of that organization until it merged with OSDL to form the Linux Foundation. He is one of the core maintainers for the ext2, ext3, and... Read More →


Wednesday August 29, 2012 4:40pm - 5:30pm
Grand Ballroom
 
Thursday, August 30
 

9:15am

Keynote: Mobility, Proximal Data and Compute Meshes - Rob Chandhok, President, Qualcomm Innovation Center, Inc. (QuIC)

Several key factors point to an array of interesting and powerful new mobile use cases tied tightly to personal and immediate control by theend user:  1) the ubiquity of mobile devices, 2) the growing number ofintelligent devices that surround mobile users as they go about their daily lives, and 3) the ability these devices have to form proxima lcommunication networks.  For example, the device you always have with you is contextually aware of your location, habits and preferences (inferred and explicit); when it also can tap into the proximal datacloud and the resources and services of devices in the user's immediate environment, it will unleash the potential for innovation around this "internet of things" and dramatically change how people interact with the world around them.  Rob will talk about how mobility, proximal data and proximal communication enabled by meshes will help to create new ways of interacting in both the developed and developing world.


Speakers
avatar for Rob Chandhok, Qualcomm Innovation Center, Inc. (QulC)

Rob Chandhok, Qualcomm Innovation Center, Inc. (QulC)

Rob Chandhok serves as senior vice president of software strategy for Qualcomm CDMA Technologies (QCT), and president of Qualcomm Innovation Center, Inc. (QuIC), a wholly owned Qualcomm subsidiary.  In his role as senior vice president of software strategy, Chandhok is responsible for the strategies underlying the development and productization of Qualcomm’s mobile software technologies, and the integration of mobile operating... Read More →


Thursday August 30, 2012 9:15am - 9:35am
Grand Ballroom

9:35am

Open Compute Project: Making Hardware More Open - Amir Michael, Facebook

We've all seen the impact that open source has had on innovation in software; open sharing and collaboration have been at the root of some of our greatest achievements as an industry. But the pace of innovation in the hardware space - and especially in the physical infrastructure that powers the web - has been markedly slower. When Facebook announced the formation of the Open Compute Project in April 2011, we posed an audacious question to the industry: What if hardware were open? In this session, Facebook's Amir Michael will discuss the Open Compute Project's progress toward accomplishing that goal, some of the challenges the OCP community has faced, and the group's vision for the future.


Speakers
avatar for Amir Michael, Facebook

Amir Michael, Facebook

Amir Michael joined Facebook in 2009 and leads the system engineering team responsible for developing the next-generation hardware infrastructure that powers one of the most-trafficked sites in the world. Amir was part of a small team at Facebook that developed data | center and server designs that were 38% more energy efficient and 24% less expensive to build and run than the facilities Facebook was leasing at the... Read More →


Thursday August 30, 2012 9:35am - 9:55am
Grand Ballroom

9:55am

Keynote: The Open Source Technology Behind a Tweet - Chris Aniszczyk, Open Source Manager, Twitter
Speakers
avatar for Chris Aniszcyk, Twitter

Chris Aniszcyk, Twitter

Chris Aniszczyk is the Open Source Manager at Twitter and tends to be all over the eclipse.org community by committing on various projects and helping new eclipse.org projects off the ground. He is the co-author of The Eclipse Rich Client Platform book and has been recognized by the Eclipse Community Awards as Top Ambassador and Top Committer in the past. He sits on the Eclipse Architecture Council, Eclipse Planning Council and has the honor to... Read More →


Thursday August 30, 2012 9:55am - 10:15am
Grand Ballroom

10:25am

A Big Data blue print for the cloud - Prabhu Inbarajan, Cognizant Technology Solutions

There is a constant quest to identify the ideal big data solution and more so on the cloud. Is Big data = NOSQL or Hadoop or some combination of these technologies with BI ? Cognizant recently did a successful large scale implementation of Big data analytics platform with a full stack of open source BI + Visualizatoin / Hadoop/Hive based data processing layer on Linux with Chef based deployment and Zenoss/Nagios based monitoring.  

In this presentation (or could be panel discussion)- We will provide a architectural blue print for big data stack on cloud and talk about our insights / experience / benefits gained. The key audience include everyone from Business to operations. It would cover generics (ROI / approach ) and deep dive as needed.


Speakers
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Prabhu Inbarajan, Cognizant Technology Solutions

Prabhu is a Senior Architect at Cognizant and has over 13 years of high tech industry experience focused on distributed /cloud computing, big data and enterprise analytics working in various roles as a strategist, engineering management, and technologist. He currently leads various product and solution development efforts in the areas of enterprise analytics and business intelligence catering to financial performance and strategy management. He... Read More →


Thursday August 30, 2012 10:25am - 11:10am
Executive Center Room 1

10:25am

A Call to Arms for Open Cloud - Randy Bias, Cloudscaling

At the era of elastic IT begins, an alignment of user needs, technology and business models are combining to create a golden opportunity for open cloud ecosystems. These ecosystems must embrace not just open source software, but open APIs, open networking and open hardware blueprints. 
Randy will talk about the forces driving this unprecedented alignment, then outline an action plan for open cloud builders to go forward and seize the advantage.


Speakers
avatar for Randy Bias, Cloudscaling

Randy Bias, Cloudscaling

Bias is the Co-Founder and CTO of Cloudscaling. The company's Cloudscaling Open Cloud System is an open cloud infrastructure for service providers, enterprises and web app developers. The system is based on OpenStack and offers open APIs, open networking and open hardware blueprints. | Projects: KT (formerly Korea Telecom), Internap, Samsung, and a global carrier. | Speaking exp: at Interop, CloudConnect, Ubuntu Cloud Summit, OpenStack Summit... Read More →


Thursday August 30, 2012 10:25am - 11:10am
Marina 6

10:25am

OpenStack - Beyond the Software - Jonathan Bryce, Rackspace/OpenStack

"Open cloud is more than software. Open environments and ecosystems create incredible opportunities for users and businesses to push technology forward. 
OpenStack is open source software for building clouds. Designed to be pluggable and extensible, OpenStack allows you to choose from a variety of commodity or enterprise hardware, tools and management options depending on your use case. In this session, we will:  - Demonstrate capabilities of the latest OpenStack release  - Preview new features in the upcoming Folsom software release, scheduled for September 2012 - Highlight several users running OpenStack in production, including the technology choices they've made around OpenStack - Discuss how to get started with OpenStack, from turnkey deployment services to appliances and distributions 
Ideal for cloud administrators and IT managers evaluating cloud software, and contributors."


Speakers
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Jonathan Bryce, Rackspace / OpenStack

Jonathan Bryce is co-founder of the Rackspace Cloud and serves on the OpenStack Project Policy Board. He started his career as a web developer for Rackspace, and during his tenure, he and co-worker Todd Morey had a vision to build a sophisticated web hosting environment where users could develop and deploy their web site without being responsible for procuring the technology, installing and running it - a vision which became the Rackspace... Read More →


Thursday August 30, 2012 10:25am - 11:10am
Executive Center Room 2

10:25am

Private cloud availability and fault tolerance, setup for failure? - Alan Clark, SUSE

As enterprises move to embrace the Cloud are they going to redefine the notion of high availability and fault tolerance?  Enterprises religiously harden their infrastructure rather than push it off to the application.  Will the introduction of public and hybrid clouds into the enterprise environments require additional diligence from application developers to build in tolerance for infrastructure failure?


Speakers
avatar for Alan Clark, SUSE

Alan Clark, SUSE

Alan is a member of the SUSE Linux Leadership team. He is the Board Chair for the openSUSE project and a Director for the Linux Foundation.


Thursday August 30, 2012 10:25am - 11:10am
Marina 5

11:20am

Achieving Infrastructure Portability with Chef - Matt Ray, Opscode

Deploying to the cloud has made it easy to run large numbers of servers, but users may become dissatisfied with their particular cloud platform for reasons such as price, support and performance. There are a number of vendor lock-ins to avoid, this talk will discuss how to do so with the open source configuration management and infrastructure automation platform Chef. Chef makes it easy to deploy to nearly every public and private cloud platform as well as virtualized and physical servers. Chef may also be used to deploy cloud infrastructures such as OpenStack, Eucalyptus or CloudStack. By abstracting away the platform, infrastructure becomes portable and you are free to deploy wherever necessary.

This talk is intended for sysadmins and developers familiar with the concepts behind managing applications and infrastructure in the cloud, without diving too deeply into technical specifics.


Speakers
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Matt Ray, Opscode

Matt Ray is a Senior Technical Evangelist for Opscode and the open source systems integration platform Chef. He is active in the OpenStack community and was the Community Manager for Zenoss. He has been involved in the open source community for over a decade and was one of the founders of the Texas LinuxFest and ChefConf. He has given talks at Velocity, SCALE an a number of Linux Fests and OpenStack Conferences. LeastResistance.net is his blog... Read More →


Thursday August 30, 2012 11:20am - 12:05am
Executive Center Room 2

11:20am

ownCloud.org - FOSS Alternative to Cloud Data Storage - Frank Karlitschek, ownCloud, Inc.

The advantages of storing data in the cloud are many: ubiquitous access to data from multiple devices, social interaction and sharing with others on the web and no extra software to install. 
ownCloud is the first and most ubiquitous FOSS solution to run on the server or computer of the user or on an internal company server -- giving the user the benefits of cloud computing and control of the data. ownCloud integrates with desktop applications so that the users has cloud features combined with the security and the good cost structure of in house file servers.
ownCloud is a very active open source project which was founded in 2010 and has seen enormous growth since than.  The main features are syncing and sharing of file, encryption, calendar and contacts syncing, media player, photo gallery and more.


Speakers
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Frank Karlitschek, ownCloud, Inc.

Frank Karlitschek is a long time open source contributor and board member of the KDE e.V. He managed engineering teams for over 10 years and worked as head of unit and managing director at different internet companies. Since 2007 he is heading a startup which develops social networking and e-commerce products for several fortune 500 companies. In 2010 he started the ownCloud project and is leading the community project since then. In 2011 he... Read More →


Thursday August 30, 2012 11:20am - 12:05pm
Executive Center Room 1

11:20am

How Open is Your Stack? - NIki Acosta, Rackspace Private Cloud

Weighing pros and cons of various cloud computing platforms can be a daunting task. As the cloudwashing hype begins to fade, the term "open" is now being used as a marketing ploy to give cloud consumers the impression that they're free from vendor lock-in, licensing fees, and painting a picture of a utopian ecosystem. However, even within an open source community project like OpenStack, not all of your commercial options are open. In this talk, we'll examine the complexities, risks and challenges to consider before making your decision.


Speakers
avatar for Niki Acosta, Rackspace Private Cloud

Niki Acosta, Rackspace Private Cloud

Product Evangelist, Rackspace Private Cloud


Thursday August 30, 2012 11:20am - 12:05pm
Marina 5

11:20am

KVM and Enterprise Storage Systems - Khoa Huynh, IBM

Storage performance is one of the most difficult challenges in virtualized environments, especially those with high-end enterprise storage systems, such as cloud, database, and on-line transaction processing (OLTP) systems that may require 300,000 IOPS or higher.  In this presentation, we examine how KVM performs in three typical enterprise storage environments: a fiber-attached storage system capable of delivering gigabytes of data per second, a cloud environment with high-performance NAS backend, and a high-I/O-rate environment.  We will identify performance issues found in these environments and discuss potential solutions. This presentation should interest many in the Linux kernel and KVM communities, as well as those using, or planning to use, KVM with enterprise storage systems, including database, OLTP, and cloud providrs. Familiarity with virtualization is assumed.


Speakers
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Khoa Huynh, IBM

Dr. Khoa Huynh has over 25 years of experience in product development, testing, performance analysis, and customer support.  Khoa has worked at IBM since 1989, and is currently on the Linux Performance team, focusing on KVM storage performance.  Khoa has received numerous patents, IBM technical achievement awards, and authored more than 25 technical papers.  Most recently, Khoa has presented his work at the 2011 LinuxCon North... Read More →


Thursday August 30, 2012 11:20am - 12:05pm
Marina 6

1:30pm

Gluster Project Roadmap & History - John Mark Walker, Red Hat

Less than one year after the Red Hat acquisition of Gluster, Inc,the Gluster community is growing up. Every day, more users and developers come to appreciate the simplicity, ease of use, and flexibilty of scale-out data storage, GlusterFS style. In this talk, attendees will learn about the project's history, the most recent release, the in-process developer sprint, and what new features are just around the corner.


Speakers
JM

John Mark Walker, Red Hat

John Mark is an experienced Open Source community guy. His first foray into the Open Source business was at VA Linux Systems, beginning a career that has stretched over ten years. John Mark has made stops at such startups as Groundwork, Hyperic, Splunk and, now, Gluster (acquired by Red Hat). John Mark is also the co-founder and Vice-president of the Open Cloud Initiative and a mentor for the Outercurve Foundation.


Thursday August 30, 2012 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Executive Center Room 1

1:30pm

Leveraging the Power of Open Source to Create the Best Poly-glot PaaS - John Purrier, AppFog

In a cloud market poised for growth, it’s no wonder one can’t go far without running into numerous PaaS providers, each with subtle differences. As companies move to more complex cloud deployments, the need to work with multiple languages and a mix of stack components is vital. In this session, Lucas will discuss why a multi-language PaaS offering is key and explore lessons learned from developers who have effectively utilized a modern PaaS, leveraging Infrustructure as a Service (IaaS) provider choices like Cloud Foundry, AWS, OpenStack and Joyent. He will discuss the role the Open Source Community plays in creating a greater than 80% solution in a polyglot world. Additionally, he will discuss how language-agnostic PaaS can significantly extend developer productivity and provide application developers the flexibility to work with multiple languages and frameworks on a case-by-case basis.


Speakers

Thursday August 30, 2012 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Marina 6

1:30pm

Heat: An OpenStack AWS CloudFormation orchestration implementation - Steven Dake, Red Hat

This presentation provides an overview of Heat, a peek inside the AWS CloudFormation template language, and a live demonstration of Heat technologies.  Heat provides an Apache 2 licensed AWS CloudFormation orchestration software that orchestrates cloud infrastructure resources such as storage, networking, instances, and applications into a repeatable running environment for OpenStack IAAS platforms. Heat also provides several advanced features such as authentication, high availability, auto-scaling, and nested stacks.
The audience will learn how Heat applies to OpenStack cloud environments using devops methodology.  CloudOpen attendees can learn about the emerging AWS CloudFormation standard and its impact on Linux and open source cloud communities.  A speaker experienced with live demonstrations makes the medium technical difficulty approachable through real-life examples.


Speakers
avatar for Steven Dake, Red Hat

Steven Dake, Red Hat

Steven Dake has been involved in open source Linux for more than 15 years.  At Red Hat, Mr. Dake started and led the open source project Corosync which provides the base infrastructure for high availability for Linux platforms. Mr. Dake is currently leading development of Heat, an AWS CloudFormation implementation designed for OpenStack.


Thursday August 30, 2012 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Executive Center Room 2

1:30pm

Opening the Cloud - is Open Source the Silver Lining? -Gerrit Huizenga, IBM

Public Cloud usage has skyrocketed, private cloud usage has come into its own, and managed service providers (MSPs) are on the rise. But inside all of the different Clouds, management stacks and management tools continue to span an enormous number of permutations, with feature sets that run from "sure, it works!" to the beginnings of enterprise levels of security, reliability, availability and performance. We are at a stage in the industry where many providers have created functionally similar management stack, each investing in adding the next feature or three to their own stack. While this competitive environment fosters a lot of new innovation, there are clearly times to consolidate around a few "winners" and encourage all players to combine their efforts towards building a greater cloud management ecosystem. This talk suggests what some of the winners should be from an open source perspective, where there is some room for improvement in the winners, and some proposals for continuing to develop innovation in the cloud stack. We'll also give a few insights from IBM's extensive research into the Cloud space and some of our focus areas based on our extensive Cloud experiences over the past several years. This should be an excellent session to see how a number of the existing projects presented at the CloudOpen conference inter-relate in the bigger scheme of things, as well as to get some insights as to how the overall market is likely to develop from a technology perspective.


Speakers
GH

Gerrit Huizenga, IBM

Gerrit Huizenga is the Cloud Architect for Emerging Solutions in the IBM Linux Technology Center in Beaverton, Oregon. Gerrit has been architecting, designing, and implementing operating system capabilities with a focus on performance, scalability, standa


Thursday August 30, 2012 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Marina 5

2:25pm

The Role of Openness in Cloud System Software - Gary Chen, IDC

Chen will share exclusive IDC research and data that illustrates and forecasts the cloud systems software market, its evolution from server virtualization and why it is transforming the way people build clouds. He will also include deployment strategies for cloud system software, customer perceptions and the role of open source software, standards and APIs in this emerging enterprise environment.


Speakers
GC

Gary Chen, IDC

Gary Chen is the Research Manager, Enterprise Virtualization Software at IDC.


Thursday August 30, 2012 2:25pm - 3:10pm
Executive Center Room 1

2:25pm

Improvement of Real-Time Performance of KVM - Tomoki Sekiyama, Hitachi

Real-time performance is strongly required in the areas such as high performance computing, control systems, or trading systems. In addition, benefits of virtualization are also desired for consolidation, easy deployment, and so on. In this presentation, a new method is introduced to improve real-time performance by dedicating some CPUs to KVM guests. To realize bare-metal response and stability, we propose a mechanism to directly route interrupts from PCI devices directly to KVM guests.This presentation is for developers who are interested in the implementation of KVM.


Speakers
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Tomoki Sekiyama, Hitachi, Ltd.

Tomoki Sekiyama has been working for Hitachi Ltd. as an Open Source Software researcher since 2006. He is currently engaged in development of virtualization for control systems of public infrastructures.


Thursday August 30, 2012 2:25pm - 3:10pm
Marina 6

2:25pm

High Availability in OpenStack - Florian Haas, hastexo

High Availability is a key concept in private and public cloud infrastructures. In this session, we explain high availability in the OpenStack Essex and Folsom releases. Specifically, the session covers high-availability considerations for OpenStack services such as Cinder, Nova, Keystone, Glance and Horizon. It also outlines high-availability aspects of Swift and Ceph storage, and high availability for infrastructure services such as MySQL and RabbitMQ. This includes techniques for integrating OpenStack with Pacemaker, the ubiquitous and universal high-availability stack for the Linux platform. 
Attendees should have a good understanding of OpenStack components. Prior knowledge of the Pacemaker stack is a plus, but not a requirement.


Speakers
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Florian Haas, hastexo

Florian is a Linux high availability specialist, experienced technical consultant, seasoned training instructor, and technical writer. | Florian is the author of multiple User's Guides, Technical Guides and articles on High Availability. He has spoken about High Availability at the OpenStack Design Summit and Conference, and has previously presented at LinuxCon North America and Europe, linux.conf.au, and many other conferences. He is an active... Read More →


Thursday August 30, 2012 2:25pm - 3:10pm
Executive Center Room 2

2:25pm

Building FOSS Clouds, Part I - Joe Brockmeier, Citrix

Do you dream of spinning up ten, twenty, or a thousand virtual machines in an instant? Discover and repair bottlenecks without moving a finger? Dodge the loss of an entire storage array with no-one noticing? During this tutorial, we will demonstrate how to leverage FOSS and Linux tools to build a powerful, scalable cloud that easily competes with proprietary solutions.
The tutorial is aimed at those interested in building clouds and uses Xen and CloudStack as examples to get started. You will leave with a collection of pre-made tools that you can use right out of the box or modify to your liking. You will also leave with immediately useful knowledge on best practices and common pitfalls covering areas such as security, multi-tenancy and others. Tools discussed include Xen, XCP. Open vSwitch, OpenStack, CloudStack and DevOps tools such as Chef, Puppet and Juju. 


Speakers
avatar for Joe Brockmeier, Citrix

Joe Brockmeier, Citrix

Joe Brockmeier is a open source evangelist for Citrix, working on the Apache CloudStack (incubating) project. Joe has a long history of involvement with open source, and has also worked for Novell as the openSUSE community manager. He has also spent many years working as a technology journalist, and has written for ReadWriteWeb, Linux.com, LWN, Linux Magazine, NetworkWorld, ZDNet, and many others.


Thursday August 30, 2012 2:25pm - 3:10pm
Marina 5

3:20pm

Enterprise Application Performance Boost: Another Silver Lining in the Cloud - Sean Jennings, Virtustream

While we’re all acutely aware of cloud computing benefits, few enterprises truly optimize cloud computing investments by migrating mission-critical applications to a cloud environment. But, as businesses gain confidence in the cloud, they will increasingly look to shift enterprise applications from traditional physical environments to external cloud platforms to take advantage of the flexibility, scalability and cost benefits of cloud computing. 
In this session targeted for IT professionals, we’ll share best practices for shifting critical enterprise applications into the cloud to improve performance and increase efficiencies.  Sean Jennings, vice president of solutions architecture for Virtustream will discuss Virtustream’s work with Red Hat Enterprise Linux and present real-world case studies that highlight tangible benefits achieved from cloud-based deployments and will offer attendees tips for migrations.


Speakers
SJ

Sean Jennings, Virtustream

Sean Jennings has nearly 25 years of experience enabling commercial and government enterprises to gain efficiencies and competitive advantage through the design and deployment of forward looking IT solutions. A VMware Certified Design Expert, Sean led the team that implemented the largest migration of SAP systems to the cloud.


Thursday August 30, 2012 3:20pm - 4:05pm
Executive Center Room 1

3:20pm

Build Cloud Aware Applications - Chris Haddad, WSO2

Cloud aware applications decrease server count and handle massive user load by maximizing tenant density.  Traditional web applications rely on Cloud management services and Infrastructure as a Service to decide on when to spin up or tear down an entire application server instance.  Cloud enabled application platforms and Platform as a Service can peer inside tenant traffic and further optimize the application’s Cloud characteristics.  
In this session, Chris Haddad will describe • Why Cloud aware applications rise above web applications • When to make applications Cloud aware• How architects and developers may review existing web applications, identify Cloud anti-patterns, and propose Cloud pattern• Open source projects delivering a cloud awareness.


Speakers
CH

Chris Haddad, WSO2

As Vice President of Technology Evangelism at WSO2, Chris Haddad raises visibility, awareness, and knowledge of Platform as a Service, Service Oriented Architecture, API Management, and application strategy.  | Chris has gained Apache Axis committer status and has spoke at industry events including Gartner Application Architecture Development and Integration (AADI), Gartner Symposium, Burton Group’s Catalyst Conference... Read More →


Thursday August 30, 2012 3:20pm - 4:05pm
Marina 6

3:20pm

The DevOps Way of Delivering Results in the Enterprise - James Wickett, Mentor Graphics Corporation

Delivering Software as a Service in the cloud requires agility and speed.  Sadly, those are two attributes that big companies aren’t usually good at doing.  Instead of organizing to deliver results, companies tend to build silos where development, operations, QA and security operate as separate entities.  DevOps unites these groups to deliver services faster and provide results that matter.
This talk will arm you with the DevOps patterns to follow as well as point out specific anti-patterns to avoid.  To show you how to implement DevOps in your org, this talk will cover sample architectures and Open Source tooling.  Come hear how to start delivering results with increased agility and speed.


Speakers
JW

James Wickett, Mentor Graphics Corporation

James is an innovative thought leader in the DevOps and InfoSec communities and has a passion for helping big companies work like startups to deliver products.  He has worked in environments ranging from large, web-scale enterprises to small, rapid-growth startups.  As a Senior DevOps Engineer, James is working on launching cloud based-products for the Embedded Software Division of Mentor Graphics. Full bio at http://about.me/wickett


Thursday August 30, 2012 3:20pm - 4:05pm
Executive Center Room 2

3:20pm

Building FOSS Clouds, Part II - Joe Brockmeier, Citrix

Do you dream of spinning up ten, twenty, or a thousand virtual machines in an instant? Discover and repair bottlenecks without moving a finger? Dodge the loss of an entire storage array with no-one noticing? During this tutorial, we will demonstrate how to leverage FOSS and Linux tools to build a powerful, scalable cloud that easily competes with proprietary solutions.
The tutorial is aimed at those interested in building clouds and uses Xen and CloudStack as examples to get started. You will leave with a collection of pre-made tools that you can use right out of the box or modify to your liking. You will also leave with immediately useful knowledge on best practices and common pitfalls covering areas such as security, multi-tenancy and others. Tools discussed include Xen, XCP. Open vSwitch, OpenStack, CloudStack and DevOps tools such as Chef, Puppet and Juju. 


Speakers
avatar for Joe Brockmeier, Citrix

Joe Brockmeier, Citrix

Joe Brockmeier is a open source evangelist for Citrix, working on the Apache CloudStack (incubating) project. Joe has a long history of involvement with open source, and has also worked for Novell as the openSUSE community manager. He has also spent many years working as a technology journalist, and has written for ReadWriteWeb, Linux.com, LWN, Linux Magazine, NetworkWorld, ZDNet, and many others.


Thursday August 30, 2012 3:20pm - 4:05pm
Marina 5

4:30pm

Keynote: Service Oriented Clouds: Responding to Lines of Business - Michael Miller, Vice President of Global Alliances, SUSE
Speakers
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Michael Miller, SUSE

As Vice President of Global Alliances & Marketing for SUSE, Michael Miller is responsible for growing the SUSE Linux business globally through key alliances and innovative technology initiatives. Miller has over 14 years of experience across a broad range of leadership and management roles including director level positions in engineering, product management, marketing and business development. Miller applies a practical and results-driven... Read More →


Thursday August 30, 2012 4:30pm - 4:50pm
Grand Ballroom

4:50pm

Keynote: Enterprise Linux Success Factors - Tim Burke, Red Hat

Linux, which is deployed in over 80% of Fortune 500 companies, recently celebrated its 20th year. This is a great triumph for the Linux community and its adopters. But the success didn't "just happen."

In this presentation, Tim Burke, Red Hat’s VP of platform engineering, will highlight the contributing factors that have enabled Linux to be consumable and robust enough to be the foundation of the most demanding workloads while at the same time delivering key innovations. Beyond the traditional datacenter, Linux continues to be the foundation of the current disruptive wave of cloud computing, big data, and scale-out architectures. Burke will also describe how Linux enterprise productization is adapting to meet these new challenges.


Speakers
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Tim Burke, Red Hat

Vice President, Platform Engineering, Red Hat
With more than 25 years experience in the industry and as vice president of engineering, Tim Burke heads the development teams for the No. 1 Linux enterprise operating system, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, and the Fedora Project open source distribution. He has led the delivery of Red Hat Enterprise Linux since its initial release. Responsible for the comprehensive Red Hat Enterprise Linux product portfolio, Burke directs several... Read More →


Thursday August 30, 2012 4:50pm - 5:10pm
Grand Ballroom

5:10pm

Keynote: The Nature of Innovation in a Collaboration Economy - Phil McKinney, Former HP executive and author of “Beyond the Obvious: Killer Questions That Spark Game-Changing Innovation"
Speakers
PM

Phil McKinney

Phil McKinney, an Innovation Consultant, has held technology and innovation leadership positions in a number of leading companies and has been widely profiled in leading media outlets. His first book,Beyond The Obvious, was released February 2012 Phil recently retired (December 2011) as the vice president and chief technology officer for Hewlett-Packard’s (HP) $40B (FY2011) Personal Systems Group, where he was responsible for... Read More →


Thursday August 30, 2012 5:10pm - 5:40pm
Grand Ballroom
 
Friday, August 31
 

9:15am

Keynote Panel: IaaS vs PaaS: Composable Primitives for building in the Cloud - Kyle MacDonald, Canonical; Craig McLuckie, Google; Duncan Johnston-Watt, Cloudsoft; Christopher Brown, Opscode
Speakers
avatar for Christopher Brown, Opscode

Christopher Brown, Opscode

Christopher Brown joins Opscode from Microsoft, where he was a Director of Engineering for the Edge Computing Network within Global Foundation Services. Prior to Microsoft, Christopher was a Founding Member, Architect, and Lead Developer for Amazon.com's Elastic Compute Cloud ("EC2"). Christopher has 18 years of software engineering and leadership experience and holds several patents in the areas of Internet routing, VM/runtime hosting, content... Read More →
DJ

Duncan Johnston-Watt, Cloudsoft

Duncan Johnston-Watt is a serial entrepreneur and industry visionary with over twenty years experience in the software industry. Immediately prior to founding Cloudsoft Duncan was CTO at Enigmatec Corporation, the enterprise data center automation company he founded in 2001. A Computerworld Smithsonian Laureate for his pioneering work introducing Java Enterprise to financial services, Duncan holds an MSc in Computation from Oxford... Read More →
KM

Kyle MacDonald, Canonical

Kyle MacDonald is Vice President of Cloud at Canonical.  He is responsible for strategy and execution of the Ubuntu Cloud business. Mr. MacDonald served as Chief Evangelist at Cloud.com, Inc.  He also served as Vice President of Corporate Development and Strategy at Hosting.com/Wachovia Capital Partners. Prior to this position, he held executive leadership positions at Sun Microsystems including leading the... Read More →


Friday August 31, 2012 9:15am - 9:45am
Grand Ballroom

9:45am

Keynote: The Cloud in 20 Years - Peder Ulander, Vice President of Product Marketing, Cloud Platform Group at Citrix Systems
Speakers
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Peder Ulander

Citrix
Peder Ulander is Vice President of Product Marketing, Cloud Platform Group at Citrix Systems. He is passionate about new, disruptive markets and has a strong track record of bringing new, market defining open source technologies to market. Prior to its acquisition by Citrix, Ulander was CMO at Cloud.com, and before that he was SVP of marketing at Sun Microsystems where he was responsible for open-sourcing the Java platform,building a growth... Read More →


Friday August 31, 2012 9:45am - 10:05am
Grand Ballroom

10:05am

Keynote: Linux Tales from the Trenches of an Ultra Demanding Cloud Data Center - Mark Sunday, Senior VP and CIO & Wim Coekaerts, SVP, Linux and Virtualization Engineering, Oracle

There is no doubt that Linux has proved to be a very viable and attractive technology for enabling large scale cloud deployments. Oracle CIO, Mark Sunday will discuss how Oracle has built and expanded its data center using Linux over the last many years while going through multiple acquisitions, hundreds of thousands of customers and thousands of employees and partners. How did Linux perform under pressure of constant and rapid growth and scale?

In addition, Wim Coekaerts, Oracle's Senior Vice President of Linux and Virtualization Engineering will discuss how Linux is evolving to accommodate even more demanding mobile, web and cloud applications, much larger and varied data sets, and a need for better testing, optimization, and instant provisioning of Linux solutions. We'll look into the crystal ball and see what's next for Linux!

 

 


Speakers
avatar for Wim Coekaerts, Oracle

Wim Coekaerts, Oracle

Wim Coekaerts is the Senior Vice President of Linux and Virtualization Engineering for Oracle. He is responsible for Oracle's complete desktop to data center virtualization product line and the Oracle Unbreakable Linux support program. Mr. Coekaerts joined Oracle in 1995.
MS

Mark Sunday, Oracle

Mark Sunday is Chief Information Officer and Senior Vice President at Oracle, responsible for the company's information technology used globally, as well as the operational infrastructure for Oracle's On-Demand product offerings. Prior to joining Oracle, Mark was Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer of Siebel Systems. With more than 30 years in the high tech industry, he has also served in various IT leadership positions at... Read More →


Friday August 31, 2012 10:05am - 10:30am
Grand Ballroom

11:00am

OpenStack: Taking Advantage of The Fastest Growing Open Source Project Ever - Christopher Aedo, Morphlabs

Aedo will discuss how OpenStack is democratizing access to high performance cloud resources, previously only available to the massive web-scale companies. He will focus on how to deploy OpenStack as efficiently as possible, lowering the barrier to entry and reducing the footprint.  Aedo will outline specifics on why the OpenStack framework has been widely adopted and is rapidly growing, including:Cost, Licensing, Community, Breadth of Offering, Scalability, and Interoperability.

 

Aedo's discussion will be aimed at CIOs and vice presidents of Technology, as well as project managers looking to deploy OpenStack today. Conference attendees can expect a discussion centered on the merits of open source cloud software, as well as vital background information on how users can expect OpenStack to impact users’ cloud experience. The talk is for those in the intermediate range of technical experience.


Speakers
avatar for Christopher Aedo, Morphlabs

Christopher Aedo, Morphlabs

Christopher Aedo oversees the technology and operations side of Morphlabs. In this position, he works with a globally distributed team of engineers managing the care and feeding of systems owned by the company and their affiliates. He also works directly with Morphlabs' clients to help them gain the most benefit possible from their cloud solutions. Prior to joining Morphlabs, Christopher held leadership positions directing TechOps and... Read More →


Friday August 31, 2012 11:00am - 11:45am
Executive Center Room 1

11:00am

Virtualization in the Cloud: featuring Xen - Lars Kurth, Citrix

The Xen Hypervisor was built for the Cloud from the outset: when Xen was designed, we anticipated a world, which today is known as cloud computing. Today, Xen powers the largest clouds in production. This talk explores success criteria, architecture, trade-offs and challenges for cloudy hypervisors.  
It is intended for users and developers and starts with a brief introduction to Xen and its architecture, shine some light on common challenges for KVM and Xen, such as the NUMA performance tax and securing the cloud. It will introduce the concept of domain disaggregation as an approach to increase security, robustness and scalability: all important factors for building clouds at scale. The talk will conclude with an update on Xen support in Linux, Xen for ARM servers and other exciting developments in the Xen community and their implications for building open source clouds! 


Speakers
LK

Lars Kurth, Citrix

Lars Kurth joined Citrix in 2011 where he works as community manager for Xen.org. He is a passionate open source enthusiast who worked with and for many open source communities over the years and contributed to GCC, Eclipse, Symbian and Xen. Lars is an IT generalist with 17 years of industry experience in infrastructure, cloud, tools and mobile industries working at ARM, Citrix, Nokia and the Symbian Foundation. Lars has spoken at OSCON... Read More →


Friday August 31, 2012 11:00am - 11:45am
Marina 6

11:00am

Automation and DevOps Best Practices - Rob Hirschfeld, Dell

Building a cloud is a tricky business; sustaining one at scale is impossible without the right tools. No not panic - there are open source best practices that can manage cloud infrastructure at scale. This session talks about how to apply DevOps tools to cloud operations (CloudOps ). We'll discuss how to manage rolling deployments and upgrades for OpenStack using Opscode Chef and Dell Crowbar.


Speakers
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Rob Hirschfeld, Dell

With a background in Mechanical and Systems Engineering, Rob Hirschfeld, principal cloud solution architect at Dell, specializes in large scale, integrated, and innovative cloud systems. Lately, he's been leading Dell's OpenStack and Crowbar projects. As a principal cloud architect, Rob helps Dell to set strategy for cloud computing, drives innovative cloud solutions to market, and works with customers on their cloud implementations. Rob is a... Read More →


Friday August 31, 2012 11:00am - 11:45am
Executive Center Room 2

11:00am

Hands-on Virtualization with Ganeti, Part I - Lance Albertson, OSU Open Source Lab

Ganeti is a robust cluster virtualization management software tool. It’s built on top of existing virtualization technologies such as Xen and KVM and other Open Source software. Its integration with various technologies such as DRBD and LVM results in a cheaper High Availability infrastructure and linear scaling.
This hands-on tutorial will cover a basic overview of Ganeti, the step-by-step install & setup of a single-node and multi-node Ganeti cluster, operating the cluster, and some best practices of Ganeti. Finally, deploying and using a web-based management tool called Ganeti Web Manager.
If attendees want to participate in the optional hands-on portions of the tutorial, there will be virtual machine images available online and at the tutorial itself. We’ll be using VirtualBox and Vagrant to deploy Ganeti on two to three Ubuntu nodes.


Speakers
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Lance Albertson, OSU Open Source Lab

Lance is the Associate Director of Operations for the Oregon State University Open Source Lab (OSL) and has been involved with the Gentoo Linux project as a developer and package maintainer since 2003. Since joining the OSL in 2007, Lance has managed all of the hosting activities that the OSL provides for nearly 150 high-profile open source projects. Lance has spoken at OSCON, Linuxcon, SCALE, and Open Source Bridge in the past few years on a... Read More →


Friday August 31, 2012 11:00am - 11:45am
Marina 5

11:55am

Evolution of Big Data Architectures - Ashish Thusoo, Qubole

In this talk I will speak about the motivations that have lead to the current generation of Big Data Architectures, what course their evolution has taken, what are the big challenges in front and how they may evolve. I will spend some time on some of the industry use cases where these systems are great and some others where they are not so great. I will also talk about challenges of running these systems on cloud infrastructure and provide ideas on how some of those could be overcome.


Speakers
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Ashish Thusoo, Qubole

Ashish Thusoo is the Co-founder/CEO of Qubole - a startup building a cloud based platform to analyze and process data. Before co-founding Qubole, Ashish ran the Data Infrastructure team at Facebook. Under his leadership, the team created one of the largest data processing and analytics platform in the world - a platform that achieved the bold aim of making data accessible to analysts, engineers and data scientists alike within... Read More →


Friday August 31, 2012 11:55am - 12:40pm
Executive Center Room 1

11:55am

GlusterFS Development - Quick Start - Anand V. Avati, Red Hat

This presentation has two parts:
Part 1 - Introduction to development methodology and work flow for contributing to GlusterFS.
Part 2 - Introduction to GlusterFS architecture and code (implement a trivial translator)
The target audience are programmers (basic C programming skills) who might be interested to join the GlusterFS development community.


Speakers
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Anand V. Avati, Red Hat

Anand Avati is the lead architect of the GlusterFS project and one of the primary authors. He is currently employed by Red Hat (since the acquisition of Gluster Inc).


Friday August 31, 2012 11:55am - 12:40pm
Marina 6

11:55am

Scaling Configuration Management Across Data Center and Cloud - Mark Burgess, CFEngine

The days of large IT organizations maintaining systems manually are ending. Today's infrastructure is dynamic, personalized, and malleable. IT infrastructure has become incredibly flexible and complicated as it increasingly uses cloud computing infrastructure in combination with traditional data-centers. To manage such hybrid infrastructures, organizations need configuration management solutions that enable system administrators to deploy and move workloads with ease, without disruption and with consistent behavior across the physical and virtual platforms. This presentation is for infrastructure architects, system administrators and software developers. Mark will discuss the present and future challenges of managing IT infrastructure and will review scenarios and strategies to scale hybrid infrastructures from a few to thousands or even millions of nodes, while ensuring reliability and compliance for all nodes throughout their entire life cycle.


Speakers
avatar for Mark Burgess, CFEngine

Mark Burgess, CFEngine

Mark Burgess (ref: 1, 2) is the founder, CTO and principal author of CfEngine. He is Professor of Network and System Administration at Oslo University College and has led the way in theory and practice of automation and policy based IT management for 20 years. In the 1990s he underlined the importance of idempotent, autonomous desired state management (“convergence”) and formalized cooperative systems in the 2000s (“promise... Read More →


Friday August 31, 2012 11:55am - 12:40pm
Executive Center Room 2

11:55am

Hands-on Virtualization with Ganeti, Part II - Lance Albertson, OSU Open Source Lab

Ganeti is a robust cluster virtualization management software tool. It’s built on top of existing virtualization technologies such as Xen and KVM and other Open Source software. Its integration with various technologies such as DRBD and LVM results in a cheaper High Availability infrastructure and linear scaling.
This hands-on tutorial will cover a basic overview of Ganeti, the step-by-step install & setup of a single-node and multi-node Ganeti cluster, operating the cluster, and some best practices of Ganeti. Finally, deploying and using a web-based management tool called Ganeti Web Manager.
If attendees want to participate in the optional hands-on portions of the tutorial, there will be virtual machine images available online and at the tutorial itself. We’ll be using VirtualBox and Vagrant to deploy Ganeti on two to three Ubuntu nodes.

 


Speakers
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Lance Albertson, OSU Open Source Lab

Lance is the Associate Director of Operations for the Oregon State University Open Source Lab (OSL) and has been involved with the Gentoo Linux project as a developer and package maintainer since 2003. Since joining the OSL in 2007, Lance has managed all of the hosting activities that the OSL provides for nearly 150 high-profile open source projects. Lance has spoken at OSCON, Linuxcon, SCALE, and Open Source Bridge in the past few years on a... Read More →


Friday August 31, 2012 11:55am - 12:40pm
Marina 5

2:10pm

The Giant IT Vending Machine - Erica Brescia, BitNami (BitRock)

If you are Zynga, Netflix, or the next hot web startup, the cloud provides you with programmatic access to vast storage and computing resources and the ability to scale your app by launching hundreds of load-balanced servers as needed.

Increasingly, however, it is small and medium businesses and traditional IT departments that are looking to the cloud to complement, and in some cases replace, their existing infrastructure.
They are attracted to the self-service capabilities of the cloud, a giant IT vending machine that can deploy complete applications with the push of a button and which can be later customize and managed as needed.

This talk will describe in detail this new wave of cloud usage. It will draw from our experience packaging BitNami stacks, which have been deployed millions of times and power the products of the leading commercial open source companies.


Speakers
avatar for Erica Brescia, BitNami (BitRock)

Erica Brescia, BitNami (BitRock)

Erica is the CEO of BitRock and has been a key driver of BitRock's vision and strategy, including the development of BitNami.org, a leading provider of ready-to-run packages of web applications for native, virtual and cloud deployments. Prior to joining BitRock, Erica managed multiple sales teams for T-Mobile. She also held positions as an Analyst at Oakwood Worldwide and as a consultant with Chekiang First Bank in Hong Kong, where she helped... Read More →


Friday August 31, 2012 2:10pm - 2:55pm
Executive Center Room 1

2:10pm

Panel: The Cloud Stack, an unabashed open source victory - John Mark Walker, Red Hat (Moderator)

This panel will address how open source came to power all layers of the cloud, from virtualization and containers, to orchestration, storage and platform-as-a-service. There are a multitude or reasons why users and developers gravitate towards open source. This panel discussion will focus on the reasons that open source prevailed, with cloud computing as a case study for what is - and is not - important for open source success.


Speakers
avatar for Eric Van Johnson, Open Source Enthusiast

Eric Van Johnson, Open Source Enthusiast

Eric was a hacker and developer who fell down the slippery slope of a "Systems Architect" job working on operational issues. He has over 10 years of professional experience in the IT industry, including as Systems Architect for an industry-leading Fortune 500 company where he designed and implemented Cloud Strategies and Systems. He currently works on a massively distributed architecture leveraging cloud solutions for management and distribution... Read More →
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John Mark Walker, Red Hat

John Mark is an experienced Open Source community guy. His first foray into the Open Source business was at VA Linux Systems, beginning a career that has stretched over ten years. John Mark has made stops at such startups as Groundwork, Hyperic, Splunk and, now, Gluster (acquired by Red Hat). John Mark is also the co-founder and Vice-president of the Open Cloud Initiative and a mentor for the Outercurve Foundation.
avatar for Ilan Rabinovitch, Ooyala

Ilan Rabinovitch, Ooyala

Ooyala
Ilan Rabinovitch leads the Site Reliability Engineering team at | Ooyala, a provider of personalized video experiences across all | screens.  Prior to Ooyala he lead operations engineering teams for | organizations including Edgecast and Edmunds.com.  Ilan Rabinovitch is | also involved with a number of organizations in the open-source | community as a co-founder of SCALE, Texas Linux Fest, and as President | of Linux Fund.
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Luis Sala, Alfresco Software

Director of Technology Alliances, Alfresco Software
Luis Sala is Alfresco's Director of Technology Alliances. In this capacity he works with Alfresco's most valued technology partners as well as educating the Alfresco community to the capabilities and benefits of Alfresco's technology. Luis has been at Alfresco since 2006 and was responsible for establishing Alfresco's US-based technical account management team. Luis's previous experience includes being Chief Solutions Architect at... Read More →


Friday August 31, 2012 2:10pm - 2:55pm
Marina 6

2:10pm

Ganeti Web Manager: Cluster Management Made Simple - Kenneth Lett, OSU Open Source Lab

Does Google’s Ganeti virtualization management technology power your cloud? Looking for a fast, easy and scalable way to manage your Ganeti-based clusters? Ganeti Web Manager (GWM) provides administrators an easy-to-deploy, Django-based GUI that helps effectively manage private clusters and works equally well for those providing cluster access to customers. GWM has a rich feature set including a refined quota and permission system, seamless HTML5-based noVNC integration tailored to work in any environment and many other great features. Ganeti Web Manager makes cluster management for administrators truly simple.
Attendees will also get the opportunity to see how Ganeti Web Manager works in a full production environment at Oregon State University’s Open Source Lab. A live demo using Vagrant will be shown during the presentation walking through the various features that are included.


Speakers
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Kenneth Lett, OSU Open Source Lab

Ken joined the OSL in March 2012 and has led development on Ganeti Web Manager and other OSL projects. He is focused on maintaining a strong mentoring environment for student developers and bringing professional development practices to open source projects.Before the OSL, Ken worked at OSU's Central Web Services, where he developed web software for administration and education, and was lead developer on the award-winning OSU home page. In his... Read More →


Friday August 31, 2012 2:10pm - 2:55pm
Marina 5

2:10pm

The Myth of Cloud Standards and What to Do About It - David Nalley, Apache CloudStack

Standards - we hear a lot about how standards should affect our decision making. We wouldn't dream of using a non-standard mail or web protocol - but what does one do in the emerging spaces like cloud computing; where many of the fundamental tenets are shaken or thrown away entirely - and while many aspire to be the new standard - there currently is no true standard. Does one do what everyone else is doing, or wait for it to be codified? How do you avoid getting locked in to a non-standard implementation - and does it matter? 


Speakers
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David Nalley, Apache CloudStack

David Nalley is a committer and is currently on the PPMC for Apache CloudStack In addition he\'s a long time contributor to the Fedora Project, where among other things he is | currently serving on the Fedora Project Board. He\'s also contributed to in various forms to Cobbler, Zenoss, Opengroupware.org, OLPC Math4, and Sahana. He is a frequent speaker at Free Software conferences around the nation, and writes for a number... Read More →


Friday August 31, 2012 2:10pm - 2:55pm
Executive Center Room 2

3:05pm

Leveraging Open Source in Cloud Applications, Kamyar Emami, Protecode

Software applications are increasingly being developed and deployed in the cloud, and use of open source software is more prevalent than ever. It is critical for technology managers to be aware that there are open source license obligations that are unique to cloud based products.   For instance the Affero version of GPL (AGPL) license extends the GPLv3 rules to applications that are not distributed (i.e. cloud-based applications).  This presentation will highlight how license compliance differs and what license compatibility issues arise when developing for the cloud compared to developing products for distribution.  
This presentation will equip technology managers with the knowledge to manage open source software used in for cloud based applications. This knowledge will help increase development velocity and reduce costs, while ensuring open source compliance throughout the industry.


Speakers
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Kamyar Emami, Protecode Inc.

Kamyar is COO of Protecode Inc., overseeing the development of open source license management tools.  He has 20+ years of technology experience including senior management and technical positions at Canadian Pacific Railway, Avaya, Nimcat Networks, and Nortel. Kamyar holds Master's Degrees in computer science and mathematics and a Graduate Degree in finance. Kamyar has made speaking appearances at the ACM Computer-Human Interaction... Read More →


Friday August 31, 2012 3:05pm - 3:50pm
Executive Center Room 1

3:05pm

How to choose the right big data solution? - Vikas, Intuit

Today there are so many big data (aka NoSQL) solutions in market and it is very confusing for architects to choose to right solutions for the right jobs. More over with everyday developments in this area, it is getting more difficult to keep up to date on latests and greatest frameworks. In this talk, I would like to take my audience through a basic concept journey to categorize the big data solutions with their benefits and some common issue so that they are prepared to take a decision for their projects.
Main audience for this session will be developers, architects and technical manager; who want to know basic underling concepts of big data frameworks and this talk will not go into details of any of those frameworks.


Speakers
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Vikas, Intuit

 Hands on Architect with 14 years of successful track record in the development, communication and implementation of the enterprise architecture strategy using Service Oriented Architecture and Cloud Based Solutions (commercial and open source solutions). | Currently working on a project to link internal services to create a connected service world for my employer. Represented my employers are various conferences (Internal and external) in... Read More →


Friday August 31, 2012 3:05pm - 3:50pm
Marina 6

3:05pm

Bringing ARM Servers to the Cloud: Experiences and Opportunities - Ripal Nathuji, Calxeda

Past debates on “if” ARM servers will enter the datacenter have now become a discussion of “how”. Cloud computing models are particularly appealing due to their value in deploying and managing the scale-out workloads that benefit most from these architectures. In this talk we will discuss the application of open source cloud technologies such as OpenStack and CloudStack with ARM hardware. We will cover a variety of usage models, including the use of bare-metal deployment for physicalization. We’ll also provide insights based on our own experiences to describe the current state of what works, where challenges remain, and where key opportunities may lie.


This talk is targeted for cloud operators and developers interested in learning about the evolving ecosystem around ARM servers for cloud computing.  A basic understanding of cloud stacks and related technologies is required.


Speakers
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Ripal Nathuji, Calxeda

Ripal Nathuji is a cloud architect at Calxeda where he works on enabling cloud computing technologies for ARM based server platforms. He is currently focused on support for ARM systems in open source cloud computing projects including OpenStack and CloudStack. Ripal’s background spans research and product engineering teams, and he has spoken at multiple conferences about these projects including talks on power management of virtualized... Read More →


Friday August 31, 2012 3:05pm - 3:50pm
Marina 5

3:05pm

Unifying the Cloud Experience with Ubuntu Server - Adam Gandelman, Canonical

From the metal of public clouds like HP Cloud to the “small” hosted infrastructure of today’s startups like Instagram, Ubuntu Server has proven itself to be the #1 OS for the cloud. Ubuntu Cloud's core consists of a number of integrated technologies: OpenStack, MAAS, Juju, LXC, Ubuntu Cloud images. By gluing together these different components of the stack, Ubuntu can provide both operations and developers a unified process to deploy their infrastructure. Developers can then test applications on local machines and deploy it to the cloud with the same tools used to build the cloud.This technical talk is for devops and will give a deep technical overview of these components and their integration points. As an example use case, we'll take a look at how the Ubuntu Server team at Canonical leverages MAAS and Juju to drive their continuous-integration and development efforts around OpenStack.


Speakers
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Adam Gandelman, Canonical

Adam Gandelman has a wealth of technical knowledge, with experience ranging from from HA clustering and storage replication in the enterprise to DevOps in the cloud. He is currently a developer on the Ubuntu Server team at Canonical where he drives the integration of OpenStack into Ubuntu. With a focus on quality assurance, this includes continuous integration and automated deployment. Adam helps ensure Ubuntu Server remains the natural choice... Read More →


Friday August 31, 2012 3:05pm - 3:50pm
Executive Center Room 2