Nova looks at and uses image metadata on bootable volumes (managed by Glance) for scheduling as well as for passing along to the individual compute drivers. Cinder volumes have different types of metadata (properties) like user and image metadata for example. In this session, we will see how metadata tagging in Cinder will provide a… Continue reading OpenStack: Metadata tagging in Cinder
The OpenStack Autopilot offers both the easiest install of OpenStack but also the flexibility to choose between SDN, storage and hypervisor options from a wide range of vendors. Join the project leads for a walk-through of the management capabilities in the Autopilot – growing your cloud over time, upgrading from version to version of OpenStack,… Continue reading The Easiest and Most Flexible Ubuntu OpenStack Installer
Does the appliance model and OpenStack mix like oil and water, or is there really some secret sauce to this approach? While OpenStack emphasizes support of heterogeneous infrastructure, alternative solutions have demonstrated wild success in the marketplace with proprietary hardware platforms and converged solutions with fewer options. Nebula gained traction with this model, but it… Continue reading Do Appliances Violate OpenStack’s Prime Directive?
Suning Cloud Commerceis one of the largest privately owned retailers in China. Suning has more than 1600 stores covering over 700 cities of Mainland China, Hong Kong and Japan, and its e-commerce platform, Suning.com ranks among top three Chinese B2C companies. There are more than 180,000 employees, thousands of mixed power, x86, storage servers and… Continue reading Security enforcement, from OS to image to VM for Production OpenStack Cloud
Deploying OpenStack at scale from source is now easy on Ubuntu. Join us to learn how to point at the OpenStack source tree of your choice and build a cloud of arbitrary scale, quickly, on bare metal or in a test environment. Canonical created this capability for our continuous integration as a service offering, it… Continue reading OpenStack CI as a Service
Andriod achieves great success as a customized Linux for mobile derives. Similar to Linux, OpenStack as a general cloud OS need to be customized for different scenarios, of which Telco NFV is one. While OpenStack is a competitive candidate for the virtual infrastructure manager (VIM) in the NFV architecture, existing interfaces provided by OpenStack are… Continue reading Customize OpenStack NBI for Telco NFV
The OpenStack storage projects continue to mature each cycle exposing more and more Enterprise cloud storage infrastructure functionalities around high availability, security, business continuity, & provisioning, that redefines Enterprise storage to Storage as a service for both production, test & development cloud workloads. This session will provide a deep dive roadmap update for the new… Continue reading The Road to Enterprise-Ready OpenStack Storage as Service
The explosive growth of OpenStack is creating a host of opportunities for people looking to start new companies. The realities of startup life however are not always what they seem. In this panel, Simon Anderson, CEO of Dreamhost and co-founder of Inktank Storage, will lead a panel discussion with founders of a group of OpenStack… Continue reading The Entrepreneur’s Challenge: The Realities of Starting an OpenStack Company