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Individual Speaker Profile

Howard Abrams Back to Speakers Bureau

Date Joined: July 13, 2017
Country: United States
Home Town: Portland
Zip Code: 97202
Registered for Upcoming Summit: No
Statement of Interest

LAMMAS ... Logging, Alerting, Monitoring, Metrics and Such

Areas Of Expertise
  • Cloud Networking
  • Python
  • Ruby
  • Lisp




The last ten years at Workday has been a turmultuous and fascinating ride for Howard helping to craft a Private Cloud based on OpenStack. Initial prototype based on the Grizzly release, gave way to multiple clusters on different continents hosting Workday customers, with plans to scale to over 15,000 servers last year.

With over thirty years of programming experience from C to Clojure, he enjoys mentoring younger colleagues as well as teaching the next generation. He hosts local programming clubs at his middle and high schools as well as mentoring the local robotics team.

Presentations from previous and upcoming OpenInfra Summits:
OpenInfra Summit Vancouver 2023
  • Eschewing Jenkins: How Workday uses Zuul
Additional presentations:

Willing to present via video conference: Yes
Willing to travel to any country: Yes
Fluent in
  • English

Contact Howard