Barcelona, Spain
October 25-28, 2016

Event Details

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

The Ceph Power Show : Hands-on Lab to Learn Ceph "The Most Popular Cinder Backend"

Roll up your sleeves and learn deploying, configuring and provisioning storage using Ceph. Below is our agenda where attendees will be investing their 90-minute to learn about

Opening Presentation [15 min]

  • Ceph introduction & architecture
  • Integration status: OpenStack & Ceph
  • Ceph use cases wrt OpenStack components

Hands-on Lab [60 mins]

  • Create virtual infrastructure on public cloud for Ceph cluster
  • Using ansible to Install and configure multi node Ceph Jewel cluster
  • Setup & provision Ceph Block storage
  • Setup & provision Ceph Object storage via swift and S3

Closing Presentation [15 mins]

  • Case study: what performance you can expect from Ceph
  • Q&A

Attendees will get some free credits to Red Hat Ceph Storage Test Drive portal, that they can use later for learning and evaluating Red Hat {Ceph,Gluster} Storage.

Ceph is open source SDS which tightly integrated with several OpenStack components such as Cinder,Glance,Nova,Swift,Keystone,Manila & Ceilometer. See

What can I expect to learn?

By the end of this session attendees will

  • have better understanding of Ceph architecture and concepts
  • have a clear view how Ceph plugs into different OpenStack components
  • know how Ceph is one-stop shop for all their OpenStack storage needs
  • have confidence in installing, setting up and provisioning Ceph ceph in their environment
  • get experience working with Ceph Block and Object storage interfaces
  • learn about how performance varies between different Ceph cluster configurations
Thursday, October 27, 9:00am-10:30am (7:00am - 8:30am UTC)
Difficulty Level: Intermediate
Senior Storage Architect, Red Hat
Karan Singh is working as Senior Architect at Red Hat based in Germany. At Red Hat his responsibilities include designing, implementing and performance testing around Openstack, Ceph use cases like Data lake, NVF and edge computing. He is deeply involved in OpenStack & Ceph performance evaluation across wide range workloads and industry standard hardware from different... FULL PROFILE
Director Storage Solution Architectures, Red Hat
Brent Compton is Director Storage Solution Architectures at Red Hat, leading the team responsible for building Ceph and Gluster storage reference architectures with Red Hat Storage partners.  Before Red Hat, Brent was responsible for emerging non-volatile memory software technologies at Fusion-io.  Previous enterprise software leadership roles include VP Product Management at... FULL PROFILE
Technical Marketing Manager
Daniel is the Technical Marketing Manager for Storage Products in Red Hat. Previously he worked as Senior Solution Architect in Red Hat and before that as PreSales Consultant at Hewlett-Packard Enterprise, earning deep expertise in the field of solution design of analytics solutions, performance tuning of databases, virtualization and container platforms, various storage hardware and... FULL PROFILE