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Individual Member Profile

Michele Paolino

Date Joined
July 09, 2014



Statement of Interest

Accelerated OpenStack envoronments based on x86 and ARM


Michele Paolino is a virtualization software architect at Virtual Open Systems (, actively involved in OpenStack Nomad in the context of the H2020 SESAME project ( under the grant agreement No.671596. Michele is working in the design and development of HW accelerated NFV solutions for x86 and ARMv8 which include high performance user space virtual switches, FPGA and other accelerators on heterogeneous HW platform. He is actively following different community/standardization efforts in this direction: OPNFV DPACC, ETSI NFV, ODP and OFP. Moreover, he has experience with hardware assisted virtualization, API remoting and paravirtualization. His development experience includes Linux kernel drivers, XEN/KVM hypervisor, QEMU, libvirt, OpenStack Nova, DevStack, TrustZone, GlobalPlatform TEE.

  • Virtual Open Systems - From 2014-07-09 (Current)


I'm involved in the following OpenStack projects: Nova,Quantum,DevStack

OpenStack Summit Presentations
  • Make Workloads Nomadic When Accelerated - Introduction of the Nomad Project

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