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Individual Speaker Profile

Date Joined: July 07, 2015
Country: United States
Home Town: Windcrest
Zip Code: 78218
Registered for Upcoming Summit: No
  • Rackspace - From 2013-03-20 (Current)
Statement of Interest

Use of openstack for private cloud applications

Areas Of Expertise
  • Neutron
  • Astara


Phil Hopkins, Principal Engineer at Rackspace. has an Electrical Engineering Degree from the University of South Florida and has been working on Linux systems for over 15 years. In the past he has taught Cisco Networking classes and worked as a Cisco Admin as well as designing VOIP systems using Asterisk. He is active teaching and writing about Openstack software defined networks (SDN). He has written and currently gives an advanced class teaching OpenStack Networking. Phil has spoken about Cloud Technologies at a number of events including The Red Hat Summit in 2011, OpenStack Summits in 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 as well as the Linux Foundation CloudOpen 2014.

Presentations from previous and upcoming OpenInfra Summits:
  • OpenStack: A day in the Life of an Admin
  • I’m going to be an Openstack Master!: A Hands-On Workshop for preparing for the COA
  • How does Neutron do that?: A Hands-On Workshop with Neutron Networking
  • Wow, I Finally Understand Neutron: A Hands-On Workshop about Neutron Networking
  • Fire Up the Build: A Hands-On Workshop with the Heat Orchestration Service
  • Horizontal Scaling 101: A Hands-On Workshop with Heat & Ceilometer
Barcelona, Spain
  • Secure Your Cinder: A Hands-On Workshop with Cinder Encryption
  • Keystone in the Real World: A Hands-On Workshop with Keystone v3
  • Neutron Ninja 101: A Hands-On Workshop with Neutron Networking
Austin Hong Kong Atlanta
Additional presentations:

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

Contact Phil