Following on from our 2nd meeting, the Swiss OpenStack user group met on 24th of April at the University of Bern.It was an excellent event with many attention grabbing presentations! A big thanks goes out to the sponsors:
- Red Hat: for extra tasty on-demand pizza as a service
- SwiNG: for a great selection of beverages
- University of Bern: for the facilities
Once we kicked off, there were five presentations, 3 which were more detailed and 2 that were more lightning talks in nature. The presentations in there running order were:
- OpenStack Quantum SDN with Open vSwitch, Redhat, Thomas Graf.
- OpenStack on SmartOS, ICCLab, Daniele Stroppa.
- Packstack, Systemx, Sandro Mathys
- OpenStack in Hepia, University of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland, Dimitri Racordon
- Impressions from the Summit in Portland, Rackspace, Muharem Hrnjadovic
There are other upcoming Swiss events that will include much talk of OpenStack. Of note are:
- Academic Cloud Computing Experience, April 29th.
- OpenStack DACH at LinuxTag, 24th May.
- Swiss Open Systems User Group, Open Cloud Day 2013, June 11th.
Also the Swiss Informatics Society have started a cloud computing special interest group, where all folk active in cloud are welcomed to join. More details can be found at their site.
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