Summit Tracks


5G, NFV & Edge
<p>5G, cloudlet, distributed computing, economics, Mesh, security, networking, architecture, ease of deployment, edge ecosystem, hardware performance accelerators (e.g. GPUs, ASICs, etc.), hardware profile, IoT, low end-to-end latency, management tools, scaling, edge-enabled applications, physical hardening, QoS, remote/extreme environments, standalone cloudlets, tamper evidence, tamper resistance, VM and container handoff across WAN connections, zero-touch provisioning, QoS, SDN, SLAs</p>

AI, Machine Learning, HPC
<p>Topics include: AI, computation, cluster, economics, exascale, government, GPUs, grid, HPC, HTC, machine learning, New applications for AI running on OpenStack clouds, Novel/Emerging architectures for GPUs/AI, operations at scale, performance, scientific research&nbsp;</p>

<p>Topics include: Software development pipeline, automated testing, QA, culture &amp; process, policies &amp; compliance, CI/CD ecosystem, repository architecture, unit vs integration testing, deployment maturity model, gitops&nbsp;</p>

Container Infrastructure
<p>Topics include: Running containers at scale, container ecosystem, container networking, container storage, container security, hybrid VM &amp; container architectures, containers &amp; bare metal</p>

Getting Started
<p>Beginner-level track to learn the basics about all open infrastructure-related topics.&nbsp;</p>

Hands-on Workshops
<p>Hands-on Workshops offer a window into training for operators and application developers across different projects. Sessions are typically 90 minutes and require an RSVP and some prep work. Bring your laptop and walk away with the skills you need to become an open source contributor.&nbsp;</p>

Open Development
<p>Topics include: the 4 opens, the future of free and open source software, challenges of open collaboration, open development best practices and tools, open source governance models, diversity and inclusion, mentoring and outreach, community management.</p>

Private & Hybrid Cloud
<p>Topics include: architecture, bare metal, economics, hardware, operations, orchestration &amp; hybrid cloud tools, networking, organizational culture &amp; processes, security &amp; compliance, SLAs, storage, upgrades, user experience, vendor selection&nbsp;</p>

Public Cloud
<p>Topics include: architecture / hardware, economics, cloud portability, features &amp; needs, federation, hardware, operations / upgrades, multi-tenance, networking, performance, scale, security &amp; compliance, SLAs, storage, open source platforms, tools &amp; SDKs, UI / UX, upgrades, user experience&nbsp;</p>

<p>Topics include: Attestation, authenticity, authorization, data protection, encryption, identification, policy enforcement, privacy, regulatory compliance, risk management, trusted computing, vulnerability tracking/mitigation</p>


<p>A place where operators and developers gather to brainstorm the requirements for the next release, gather feedback on the past version and have strategic discussions that go beyond just one release cycle.</p>

Project Onboarding
<p>How to get started becoming a contributor to a project.&nbsp;</p>

Project Updates
<p>A brief presentation by the PTL of a project to update the community on features to expect in the upcoming release cycle.&nbsp;</p>