Austin
April 25-29, 2016

Event Details


Is That a Cloud in Your Pocket?

Fed up fighting with the public cloud, or running out of space on your laptop next time you want to try our latest and greatest technology out?

Thanks to technologies like nested virtualisation and thin-lvm you can nowbuild, run and redeploy on your personal laptop a small data-centre's worth of technology. As great as the public cloud and shared lab environments are(n't), sometimes you just want to thrash out a problem quickly. What do you do when you're missing that extra storage or physical compute resource to make it happen?

As an Operator, Architect or End User - come learn some tips and tricks, or share some of your own.


What can I expect to learn?

Interactive session with some real take outs for the attendees to reuse.

Key technologies covered include

  • Nested virtualisation
  • Thin LVM
  • TRIM
  • OpenStack via Packstack
  • Docker
Wednesday, April 27, 11:50am-12:30pm
Difficulty Level: Intermediate
Red Hat
Steve's day job with Red Hat is to persuade organisations to spend their IT budgets on Open Source rather than traditional proprietary technologies. With over 20 years experience of Open Source from development to enterprise architecture his passion for Open Source helped bring linux.conf.au to Auckland NZ back in 2015.In his spare time he still hacks on MythTV and debugging random new bits of... FULL PROFILE