April 25-29, 2016

Event Details

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Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About OpenStack at Scale

A de facto guide to the scaling models, capabilities and limits of all OpenStack components. I will cover all core projects, their components and the limitations of each. In general, OpenStack scaling models fit into three categories: vertically scalable, horizontally scalable or sharded, which is a special case of horizontally scalable. Along with this overview I will take the opportunity to review structural details, future plans and past mistakes. Q&A should be a large part of this presentation. Please attend with lots of questions to ask.

What can I expect to learn?

What does and does not scale in OpenStack. What is being done to fix it. Pitfalls you can avoid.

Thursday, April 28, 2:20pm-3:00pm (7:20pm - 8:00pm UTC)
Difficulty Level: Intermediate
Mike Wilson is a Systems Architect at Mirantis. His experience with OpenStack includes upstream developmen as well as being the principal architect and lead in setting up one of the largest OpenStack deployments in the world in his time with Bluehost. Previous to this, Mike worked for Familysearch and was responsible for maintaining large scale multi-regional installations with thousands... FULL PROFILE
OpenStack Services : Cloud Solutions
Randy DeFauw is Director of Cloud Solutions at Mirantis.  He has 15 years of experience in technology, ranging from software development to consulting to marketing and product management.  He spent several years working on DevOps and CI/CD process and automation, and most recently worked on replication infrastructure for large-scale Hadoop deployments. FULL PROFILE