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Individual Member Profile


Graham Hayes

Date Joined
August 26, 2013



Statement of Interest

Upstream Software Engineer


Graham is a previous PTL of Designate, and a member of the OpenStack Technical Committee.

Graham worked previously as part of the DNSaaS team in HP Helion, and the DNSaaS team in HP Public Cloud before that. As part of this team he was responsible for operating a publicly accessible deployment of Designate, while working on new features for Designate, and developing a Designate in a box product for private cloud use.

Graham then lead the Kubernetes HA, Scale, and Performance Team at SUSE.

He then worked for Verizon Wireless as a Distingushed Member of Technical Staff, leading the System Operations team running the Verizon Cloud Platform, a global OpenStack cloud used within Verizon for NFV telco apps.

He is currently a Principal Engineer in Microsoft Azure, working on a team dedicated to finding the limits of Azure and advocating on behalf of customers to internal product teams.

  • Hewlett Packard Enterprise - From 2013-08-26 To 2017-03-09


I'm involved in the following OpenStack projects: DNS service (Designate),Ansible playbooks and roles for deployment (OpenStackAnsible),Designate

OpenStack Summit Presentations
  • Designate - Project Update - November 2019
  • Designate - How to Install, Operate, and Use
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