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John Garbutt

Date Joined
July 26, 2012

Rackspace From 2013-02-18 (Current)
Statement of Interest

I want to help build the technology behind the cloud revolution, and have a particular interest in how Xen and XenServer integrates with OpenStack




John Garbutt is a Senior Software Developer at Rackspace, part of the team building their Open Cloud, and has core status in OpenStack Nova. His work concentrates on how XCP and XenServer integrate with OpenStack.

Previously, he was working on similar things at Citrix. John started working on OpenStack in November 2010, as part of the Citrix research team working on Project Olympus.

John has been a speaker at many conferences including: XenSummit, OpenStack Summit, Citrix Synergy and last year's Cloud East.

Based near Cambridge UK, he spends his spare time playing the Tuba.



I'm involved in the following OpenStack projects: Nova,Glance,Cinder,Quantum,Openstack-manuals