Dozens of superusers will take the stage in Barcelona to tell their stories about working with OpenStack. Hear these tales from the trenches as presenters detail the evaluation process, advantages and challenges encountered along the way. Below is a sample of some of the great content found across tracks. SAP’s DevOps journey: From building an […]

Dozens of superusers will take the stage in Barcelona to tell their stories about working with OpenStack. Hear these tales from the trenches as presenters detail the evaluation process, advantages and challenges encountered along the way. Below is a sample of some of the great content found across tracks.

SAP’s DevOps journey: From building an app to building a cloud

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 25 11:25 a.m. – 12:05 p.m

In this intermediate-level talk, Darren Hague describes how SAP adopted DevOps practices with a pilot that included a bare-bones platform which evolved to an open-source-based cloud and deployment automation system using OpenStack and Kubernetes. Hague will share the technical and organizational challenges the team faced along the way and how they solved them.

Lustre Integration for HPC on OpenStack at Cambridge and Monash

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 27 5:30 p.m. – 6:10 p.m.

OpenStack is a hot topic in the high-powered computing world. In this talk, architects and operators from Cambridge University and Monash University in Australia will explain their approaches to integrating Lustre and OpenStack, the tradeoffs involved and the gaps remaining, and share performance data.

DevOops: Lessons learned from a cloud network architect

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 27 11:50 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

As part of the new Operations War Stories track, James Denton and Jonathan Almaleh of Rackspace Hosting will discuss some of the ‘gotchas’ that newcomers encounter when architecting and operating OpenStack clouds at both small and large scale. Participants will learn which OpenStack cloud networking technologies offer the most promise and which ones to avoid in the short and long term.

Snapdeal’s journey from public to hybrid cloud

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 26 11:25 a.m. – 12:05 p.m.

India’s largest e-commerce marketplace, Snapdeal, migrated to a hybrid cloud built on Openstack. India’s e-commerce growth story has been unprecedented lately, fueled by the proliferation of smartphones. Gaurav Gupta, vice president of engineering at Snapdeal, will share four key reasons to build a private cloud.

How LeoVegas changed the game with OpenStack

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 26 5:55 p.m. – 6:35 p.m.

In this intermediate-level talk, Frank Weyns of Rackspace and Martin Hed of LeoVegas will reveal why the award-winning online casino operator chose OpenStack. They’ll cover development, tech and production environments, multi-region setups, running at high availability and migrating from public to private OpenStack clouds.