Barcelona, Spain
October 25-28, 2016

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Ceilometer to Almanach: Scalability, Accuracy and Efficiency in Measuring and Billing Resources

Ceilometer is the "all you-can-eat buffet" of event notifications in OpenStack; so, it naturally comes with its own set of challenges. However, many businesses need the ability to pinpoint to a specific subset of those events and to retrieve them in an efficient and scalable manner. Enter Almanach, our solution to this very problem. In this presentation, its main contributors will explain how it leverages the specialized nature of both cloud and bare-metal event workloads to filter only those events who are relevant to a specific process (e.g. billing, platform health checks etc.)

Thursday, October 27, 3:00pm-3:14pm
Difficulty Level: Intermediate
When Marc isn’t climbing walls (literally), he can be found designing and developing Almanach for Internap’s Montreal office. Almanach is an event-based system used as a data source for OpenStack billing. He solved race conditions within a multiple cell deployment, despite the headaches. This coding monkey and caffeine junkie speaks Python fluently, and flawlessly supports the... FULL PROFILE
Frederic works on the OpenStack billing platform of Internap. During his spare time, he maintains his own open source projects and try to travel everywhere around the world. FULL PROFILE