Barcelona, Spain
October 25-28, 2016

Event Details

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Deploying Apps on OpenStack: Things We Found While Playing Around

When infrastructure becomes invisible and boring, great applications can shine. Let's talk about what happens when you try apps on OpenStack, putting OpenStack itself behind the scenes. Let's take a journey from OpenStack contributor to OpenStack consumer. With an application developer mindset, deploying applications on OpenStack can be frustrating and error-prone, yet for many use cases and environments it makes the most sense. Let's learn about floating IPs and tenant IDs by trying to deploy a staging environment for a docs site.

What can I expect to learn?
  • What are common use cases for applications on OpenStack?
  • Which configuration management technologies are prevalent among Chef, Puppet, Ansible?
  • Why you would use Orchestration templates in combination with other deployment solutions?
  • Where do containers on OpenStack fit into the application deployment use case?
  • How do you get practice deploying applications on OpenStack?
  • Which errors are the most common, and how do you troubleshoot an application stack?
Wednesday, October 26, 5:05pm-5:45pm (3:05pm - 3:45pm UTC)
Difficulty Level: Intermediate
Anne Gentle works in open source projects with the OpenStack project at Cisco, using open source techniques for API design, developer support, and documentation. She governs projects by serving as an elected member of the OpenStack Technical Committee for more than 30 projects written in Python across hundreds of git repositories. She advocates for cloud users and administrators by providing... FULL PROFILE
Cisco Systems
Hart Hoover is an OpenStack User Advocate at Cisco. Before joining the Metacloud product group at Cisco, Hoover started his career at Rackspace in 2007 as a Linux Systems Administrator, moving to the cloud to help create their Managed Cloud offering in 2009. He has been an advocate for the open source community, contributing to multiple open source projects. He is also the founder of the... FULL PROFILE