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EMEA OpenStack Day--Part 2
Wednesday, December 5, 2012 from 8:45 AM to 6:00 PM (GMT)
London, United Kingdom
OpenStack is open source software for building clouds. Created to drive industry standards, end vendor lock-in and speed cloud adoption, OpenStack is a common, open platform for both public and private clouds with the support of over 180 industry leading companies, more than 6,000 individual members and 300,000+ downloads. The open source cloud operating system enables businesses to manage compute, storage and networking resources via a self-service portal and APIs on standard hardware at massive scale.
Join the OpenStack community to learn more about the project, including how to get involved and make use of the technology for your organization. OpenStack community members will help personalize this initiative and provide you the knowledge and resources to fully take part in this movement.
EMEA OpenStack Day 2 is for technical operators, IT managers, and the OpenStack business ecosystem. We are expecting 300 attendees to gather and discuss, share and collaborate around all things OpenStack. The one-day event will feature an overview of the technology, use cases and new Foundation for all audiences in the morning, followed by both technical and business tracks in the afternoon and an evening reception. As an attendee you should expect to:
- Learn the latest about OpenStack, including the Foundation, software and use cases
- Have the opportunity to network with global OpenStack community members
- Hear directly from organizations who are implementing OpenStack
If you are interested in speaking, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline for submissions is November 9. A community panel will help select speakers and notify selected speakers by November 23.
Rackspace is leading the organization of this community event according to the events policy, but is seeking sponsors to support and be featured at the event. There will be one level of sponsorship available on a first come, first basis. Please email email@example.com to participate.
08:45 – 09:30: Registration
9:30 – 10.00: Opening Remarks – Introduction & State of OpenStack – Jonathan Bryce, Executive Director, OpenStack Foundation
- Overview of compute, storage and networking projects
- Update from OpenStack Design Summit & Conference
- Roadmap, major deployments and milestones
10.05 – 10.40: General Session – Sangria Is Sweet, But OpenStack Is Sweeter: A Journey To The Open Cloud--Jim Curry, General Manager, Rackspace and Co-Founder, OpenStack
10.40 – 11.00: Break
11:05 – 11:40: General Session – OpenStack User Case, Tim Bell, Infrastructure Manager, CERN
11:45 – 12.20: General Session – A Chasm in the rear view mirror: OpenStack on Ubuntu makes it mainstream, Kyle MacDonald, VP Cloud, Canonical
12:25– 13.00: OpenStack Panel with Leading Companies – Moderator, Nigel Beighton, VP of Technology and Product, Rackspace
13.00 – 14.00: Lunch
14.00 – 14.40: Adding Federated Identity Management to OpenStack, David Chadwick, Professor of Information Systems Security, University of Kent
14.45 – 15.25: Ceph: The Storage Stack for OpenStack – Florian Haas, CEO, Principal Consultant, hastexo
15.30 – 16.10: Introduction to Heat API - Orchestration for Openstack, Steven Hardy, Senior Software Engineer, Red Hat
16.15 – 16.55: Overview on Ceilometer and Billing, Nick Barcet, Ceilometer Project Lead, OpenStack
14:00 – 14.40: OpenStack: Opportunities in Europe – Arturo Suarez, COO, StackOps
14.45 – 15.25: Making OpenStack a Profitable Business – Mark Collier, COO, OpenStack Foundation
15.30 – 16.10: True Hybrid Clouds, Extending OpenStack with Cloud Foundry, John Purrier, CTO, AppFog
16.15 – 16.55: Building your Career on OpenStack – Niki Acosta, Private Cloud Evangelist, Rackspace
17.00 – 17:30: Getting Involved in OpenStack – Jonathan Bryce, Executive Director, OpenStack Foundation
- How to join and participate in the development community
- Release process and communication channels
17.30: Networking Reception on Stage – Please hang out and drink and nibble a bit
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Rackspace® Hosting (NYSE:RAX) is the service leader in cloud computing and founder of OpenStack®, an open source cloud platform. The San Antonio-based company provides Fanatical Support® to its customers and partners across a portfolio of IT services, including Dedicated Cloud, Public Cloud and Hybrid Hosting. Rackspace has been recognized by Bloomberg BusinessWeek as a Top 100 Performing Technology Company and was featured on Fortune’s list of 100 Best Companies to Work For. The company was also positioned in the Leaders Quadrant by Gartner Inc. in the “2011 Magic Quadrant for Managed Hosting.” For more information, visit www.rackspace.com.