Cloud Computing & Virtualization SIG: A Guided Tour of OpenStack for Professionals (Non-Techies)



  • A Guided Tour of OpenStack for Professionals (Non-Techies)

    OpenStack is a fast growing open-source framework for building public and private clouds using standard hardware. OpenStack has the support of many large organizations including Rackspace and NASA.

    This overview will concentrate on OpenStack's compute services and will discuss the role other services in OpenStack play. In addition the session will cover what OpenStack is and where it might be utilized by an organization.

    What you will learn:

    • OpenStack short history and purpose - Items to consider before embarking on an OpenStack implmentation
    • Services overview: compute, OS management, dashboard, identity management, object storage and networking.
    • How OpenStack Nova does more than just standard virtualization.

    With Mike Pittaro and Derrlad Vogt of the Silicon Valley Cloud Center


    6:30 - 7:00 p.m. Registration / Networking / Refreshments / Pizza Sponsored by

    7:00 - 8:40 p.m. Presentations

    8:40 - 9:00 p.m. Discussion