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Roland Hochmuth

Date Joined
July 26, 2012

Hewlett Packard Enterprise From (Current)
Statement of Interest

Monitoring-as-a-Service for the Monasca project.




Roland Hochmuth is a software architect, developer and evangelist at Hewlett Packard Enterprise and the Project Technical Lead (PTL) for the open-source OpenStack Monitoring-as-a-Service Monasca project. His current focus is on architecture, development and leading the team that develops a highly performant, scalable and reliable turn-key monitoring and logging solution that leverages the industries newest trends and innovations around real-time stream processing systems, analytics and big data, such as Apache Kafka, Apache Storm, Apache Spark, HPE Vertica and others.

Prior to working on Monasca, he was an architect, developer and tech lead on the metrics processing pipeline for HP's Public Cloud. From roughly 2009-2012, he was an architect and tech lead on WebOS on the PC. From 2002-2009 he was a founder, architect, developer and tech lead on the highly successful remote desktop visualization product Remote Graphics Software (RGS), which served as the foundation for launching two products within HP, HP Workstation Blades and HP Halo Videoconferencing. In the early 2000's he worked on HP's e-utilica solution, which was a predecessor for cloud computing. From 1990-2000, he worked on 3-D graphics geometry processing, rasterization, and NURBS surface tessellation algorithms.

Roland has experience in a number of software disciplines and domains ranging from 3-D computer graphics, remote desktop visualization, cloud computing and monitoring. He has a history of innovation and leading successful products and teams. He has around sixty to seventy patents and patent applications and frequently presents at conferences. In his free time he studies Deep Learning.



I'm involved in the following OpenStack projects: Ceilometer