Barcelona, Spain
October 25-28, 2016

Event Details

Operations as a Service: Lessons Learnt Operating Multiple Cloud Foundry on OpenStack Deployments

According to OpenStack users survey, Cloud Foundry is the 2nd most popular workload on OpenStack. You want to deploy Cloud Foundry on OpenStack or already have. What's next?

Cloud Foundry continues to evolve with revolutionary changes, e.g move from bosh-micro to bosh-init, using the new eCPI, move to Diego etc.

Same with OpenStack, e.g changes from Keystone v2 to v3, from Liberty to Mitaka, network plugins changes etc. Both IaaS and PaaS layers are changing frequently. How do you do in-place updates/upgrades/operational tasks without impacting user experience at both the layers?

In this talk will discuss our lessons learnt operating hybrid Cloud Foundry deployments on top of OpenStack over the last two years and how we used underlying technologies to seamlessly operate them

2. Razor
3. Ansible playbooks via Ursula
4. Jenkins 
5. Graphite-ELK
6. Rally

We will also detail community tools to validate if Cloud Foundry deployment will work on your OpenStack etc.

What can I expect to learn?

Technical tools, tips, and processes to put in place to achieve operational efficiciency on OpenStack, and be able to drive in place updates and upgrades.

Tuesday, October 25, 2:15pm-2:55pm
Difficulty Level: Intermediate
Animesh Singh is an STSM and Lead for IBM Cloud Platform and Infrastructure. He has been with IBM for more than 10 years and currently works with customers in designing cloud computing solutions on OpenStack and Cloud Foundry. He has been leading cutting edge projects for IBM enterprise customers in Telco, Banking, and Healthcare Industries, around cloud and virtualization technologies. He... FULL PROFILE
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In 2003, technology entrepreneur Jesse Proudman parlayed his passion for the “plumbing” of the Internet into the creation of Blue Box Group, a Seattle-based private cloud hosting company. As Founder and CTO, Proudman has guided the company’s rapid growth and multiple successful funding rounds. He received GeekWire’s 2014 Young Entrepreneur of the Year honor,  and is... FULL PROFILE