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OpenStack at Mega-scale: Meetup, 2 April Wednesday

David M. Fishman - April 1, 2014 -
During the meetup, we’ll be simulcasting the meeting right here, so bookmark this page and come back on the day of (6pm PT).

This month’s SF Bay OpenStack Meetup will be held at the Symantec Q’Cafe, at 500 East Middlefield Road, Mountain View, CA on April 2, at 5:30pm. RSVP here. 

 


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OpenStack at Mega-Scale: Agenda

  1. 5:30 pm: Arrival, networking

  2. 6:00 pm: INTRODUCTION AND WELCOME
     – Steve Hallett, Symantec; Adrian Ionel, Mirantis

    WHAT IS OPENSTACK AT MEGA-SCALE?
    SYMANTEC AND EBAY AS CASE STUDIES
    – Steve Hallett, Symantec; JC Martin, Ebay

    • Workloads and apps: where is the business case
    • People and business challenges:
      • How to get developers to embrace OpenStack
      • Barriers to adoption, How to solve them
      • What works/what doesn’t
    • Operation at scale: How to get the ops and infra teams trained on OpenStack
    • The road ahead: How can OpenStack meet the needs of mega-scale players?  What are the biggest unsolved technical challenges, and who tackles them

  3. 6:45 pm: DEEP DIVE
    CONTINUOUS VALIDATION AT MEGA-SCALE
    – Vijay Seshadri, Symantec

    • What are deployment and configuration challenges
    • What design approaches exist? What are the pros- and cons
    • What are the gaps between promise and reality

  4. 7:30 pm: PANEL DISCUSSION
    (Symantec, eBay, Yahoo; Adrian Ionel will moderate)

  5. 8:00 pm DRINKS/NETWORKING

    Speakers/Panelists:
    Vijay Seshadri, Symantec
    Steve Hallett, Symantec
    JC Martin, Ebay
    Preeti Somal, Yahoo
    Adrian Ionel, Mirantis

    hosted by: Symantec

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