April 25-29, 2016

Event Details

Please note: All times listed below are in Central Time Zone

TryStack: The Free OpenStack Sandbox for Earth

The OpenStack Foundation and several generous corporate sponsors (including Red Hat, Dell, Cisco, and NetApp) setup and operate - a free way to try out and learn more about OpenStack and it's capabilities in a large, public sandbox.

TryStack is a production OpenStack implementation and the maintainers have learned a great deal about deployments, maintenance, automation, monitoring, upgrades and gotchas.

What can I expect to learn?

In this talk, several members of the TryStack team will:·


  • Talk about the history of TryStack and future roadmap

  • Give insight into deployment architecture and underlying components·

  • Illustrate the various capabilities of TryStack

  • Explain how TryStack is evolving with OpenStack

  • Upstream Manila development happening on Trystack

Wednesday, April 27, 9:00am-9:40am (2:00pm - 2:40pm UTC)
Difficulty Level: Beginner
Red Hat Inc.
Will Foster has been working at Red Hat since 2007 as a Sr. Systems Engineer, managing enterprise IT storage and core production infrastructure.  Since 2013 Will has been part of a small DevOps Engineering team focused on design, architecture and deployment of internal/external OpenStack, CI and R&D infrastructure.Other areas of concentration include scale and performance of real-world... FULL PROFILE
Red Hat, Inc
Kambiz Aghaiepour is a principal software engineer with over 25 years of IT experience helping to grow IT infrastructure and services for large global organizations including Red Hat, as well as Duke University.  Kambiz is currently working for Red Hat, and since 2013 has been a part of the Engineering Cloud R&D group working on the OpenStack Deployment team. Most recently he has been... FULL PROFILE