April 25-29, 2016

Event Details

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Hey Storage Engineer: Tell me About Backups in OpenStack!

With OpenStack rolling-out in high profile enterprises, data protection now becomes an important requirement throughout an application's lifecycle. This session will cover a variety of backup and restore options available for your OpenStack block and file storage. We will consider the various technologies for backups within local storage, to on-premise Swift, and offsite to public clouds. Come to learn about a comparison of  the different options and to discuss the strategy, architecture, configuration, and best practices of backup within an OpenStack environment.

What can I expect to learn?

A variety of approaches to backing-up Cinder volumes and Manila shares within local storage, to on-site Swift and offsite public clouds.

Tuesday, April 26, 5:30pm-6:10pm (10:30pm - 11:10pm UTC)
Difficulty Level: Intermediate
Akshai Parthasarathy is a Technical Marketing Engineer at NetApp, working on all things OpenStack and cloud computing. He has over 7 years of experience in the technology industry, having previously worked at Amazon Web Services and Dell. Prior to that, Akshai obtained his Bachelors (with Highest Honor) and Masters from the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Georgia Institute of... FULL PROFILE
Kapil Arora is a Cloud Solution Architect at NetApp in the EMEA region.He helps customers with OpenStack and Kubernetes/OpenShift proof of concept implementations and production deployments and focusses on innovation, evangelization, and promoting the benefits of NetApp storage and software in cloud computing environments. Kapil works with many big companies in Europe and is an active... FULL PROFILE